GENDERACTION at GEHE2018

19.8.2018

  What are we talking about when we talk about gender equality in European research policy: Challenges of a common concept is the name of the panel discusion organised by GENDERACTION at 10th European Conference on Gender in Higher Education in Dublin on 22 August 2018. Panellists: Roberta Schaller-Steidl: Federal Ministry of Education, Science and […]

Strategies towards diversity around Europe

16.8.2018

    European University Association released a study about european exemples of strategies and aproaches towards diversity, equality and inclusion at universities. Have a look at what is going on in Ireland, France, Germany, Belgium, Spain and Switzerland. Donwload in PDF here.

GENDERACTION in NKC gender & science newsletter

27.7.2018

  The newsletter brings a roundup of year one of the Horizon 2020 GENDERACTION project and informs about Policy Brief Series. It brings a selection of other must-read articles about some of the activities of the National Contact Centre for Gender in Science in the past six months as well. To read the newsletter go […]

Marcela Linkova at ESOF 2018

20.7.2018

Marcela Linkova has participated in session organised by NordForsk that included a panel discussion on gender balance and underrepresentation of women in academia. Marcela Linkova was invited as a chair of the European Research Area and Innovation Committee’s (ERAC’s) working group Gender in Research and Innovation. “There is an enormous need for research on gender […]

GENDERACTION in GEECCO newsletter

20.7.2018

GENDERACTION project introduction and interview with its coordinator Marcela Linková in newsletter of the sister project GEECCO (Gender Equality in Engineering through Communication and Commitment): “The biggest challenge for integration of gender dimension in R&I is the uptake by national Research Funding Organizations…” Download the newsletter here.

Briefing paper n.6 is out!

17.7.2018

We have just published the 6th policy brief on gender-responsive international cooperation for Horizon Europe! It´s crucial to mainstream gender in STI International Cooperation model of Horizon Europe to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (including SDG5). This will help in the advancement of EU R&I capacities & in attainment of political, social, economic & humanitarian […]

Gender equality “being lost” between FPs

9.7.2018

The *Research Europe newsletter brings the information about GENDERACTION project and its policy briefs on gender in the next FP. Have a look at the article where Marcela Linková comments insufficient approach of the EU Commission on this topic.

Gender in EU Research: webinar

6.7.2018

On 20 Juni 2018 webinar on Gender in EU Research took place as a part of Researchers’ Night Event in Cyprus organised by Research Promotion Foundation.  

Moedas in Prague on gender equality in science

29.6.2018

European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Karlos Moedas visited Prague in June. In a discussion titled What can Europe offer Czech science? also addressed the position of women in science and the benefits of diversity. In his speech, for example, he said that concrete measures need to be taken to increase the number of […]

Our Policy Brief Series launched!

21.6.2018

Under GENDERACTION WP5 we are elaborating a Policy Brief Series on Horizon Europe, to bring the key gender issues to the ongoing negotiations. Read the first briefing paper Gender in Horizon Europe an unfinished business.