Marcela Linkova on LERU´s implicit bias paper

23.1.2018

We do not often see this in policy documents, as if power were a dirty word. But it is important not to shy away from this because power is, after all, part and parcel of social relations, and we cannot tackle gender equality without attending to power.

A Scientist’s Gender Can Skew Research Results

16.1.2018

Scientists know about it at least since 2014 but very little has happened. Editors of scientific journals or funding agencies could require reporting gender of experimenter. But at the moment, they don’t.

LERU advice paper on Implicit bias in academia

14.1.2018

On 18 January 2018, the League of European Research Universities (LERU) will present its new advice paper, entitled “Implicit bias in academia: a challenge to the meritocratic principle and to women’s careers– and what to do about it”.

Czech Govt approves plan to make research more attractive

9.1.2018

Men and women should be represented more equally in Czech science and research, says the Education Ministry’s plan for 2018-2020 that the new government approved on Wednesday 3 January.

2nd Project Meeting

30.11.2017

On 30 November 2017 in Brussels there have been 2nd project meeting of all partners. We´ve discussed the first mutual learning workshop on benchmarking ERA National Action Plans and Strategies…

Accelerating ERA development

7.11.2017

The conference held at 20.-21. November 2017 to advance the goals of ERA and establishe knowledge and promotion systemic cultural change in research performing and funding organizations.

Conference on mentoring programs in academia

19.10.2017

The aim of the event is to discuss and find the possibilities of international and interdisciplinary collaboration among academic mentoring programs.

Marcela Linková is chair of ERAC SWG GRI

18.10.2017

Marcela Linková, head of Gender Action project, has been elected the chair of the ERAC Standing Working Group on Gender in Research and Innovation today, on Octobre 18 2017.

Conference on structural change

17.10.2017

Conference on new policies and instruments to promote structural changes in order to achieve gender equality in science. The conference will take place in Brussels on 28-29 November 2017.

Implicit gender bias in H2020

13.10.2017

Report about experiences, research evidence and case studies of existing practices that help tackle implicit gender biases in evaluations of researcher s and research proposals.