Equity and Diversity  in Soil Science Australia

Soil Science Australia is proud to be engaged in promoting the diversity of all our members.

Soil Science Australia is a vibrant community that reflects the diversity of people, interests and backgrounds around the world. Members of Soil Science Australia includes people of all career stages, from undergraduate students to eminent retired scientists, research scientists, practitioners, and consultants, with both men and women represented.

Soil Science Australia recognises the importance of equity and diversity (E&D), and is proactively building upon our current diversity.

Soil Science Australia aims to:

1. Proactively engage in practices that encourages diversity and equity.

2. Promote and connect soil scientists within Soil Science Australia who proactively want to encourage diversity and equity.

3. Promote soil science as an interesting and diverse career to all, irrespective of age, background and gender.

Using the Australian Academy of Science's report “Gender Equity: Current Issues, Best Practices and New Ideas ” Soil Science Australia is developing initiatives, including:

All members of Soil Science Australia are encouraged to become engaged in promoting Equity and Diversity principles and in special events, activties, mentoring and development of Equity and Diversity practices. To become actively engaged, please email: victoria@soilscienceaustralia.org and equity@soilscienceaustralia.org





Soil Science Australia


Soil Science Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that serves as the peak body for soil scientists across Australia, and seeks to advance soil science in the professional, academic and technical fields.  It is a member of the International Union of Soil Sciences



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