GENDERACTION newsletter is out!

30.6.2020

Interesting reading for the summer months is here! Our newsletter covers what has been happening over the first half of 2020 in the area of gender equality in science policy. Read the newsletter in a browser or download it in PDF.     Stay in touch with us: Subscribe to the GENDERACTION newsletter Follow us […]

The new ERA must do more for gender equality

29.6.2020

Marcela Linkova for euractive.com: As we slowly emerge from the coronavirus outbreak in Europe, one thing is clear – it has brought to the front various aspects of gender equality issues in Research and Innovation (R&I). Read the text: https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/opinion/the-new-era-must-do-more-for-gender-equality/

Key gender issues for international STI cooperation

22.6.2020

The present Briefing Paper presents a set of recommendations for better promotion of gender equality in policy design and implementation in STI at the international level. It follows up our two mutual learning workshops on gender in international STI cooperation we held in 2019 in Valetta and 2020 in Belgrade. Recommendations to the stakeholders: prevent […]

Good news about gender (equality) in R&I

9.6.2020

In April 2020 we’ve started a Twitter campaign to spread the good news about achievements and positive developments in the area of gender equality in research and innovation. The campaign is inspired by The Happy Broadcast and will feature posts on the GENDERACTION Twitter account. We recently welcome tips and notices so we can celebrate […]

ERAC SWGGRI on sexual harrassment

5.6.2020

The ERAC Standing Working Group on Gender in Research and Innovation calls on all stakeholders to take further concerted policy action to make the European Higher Education and Research Area a truly safe environment where all talents can thrive. SWGGRI published a policy brief with recommendations for main stakeholders of the European Higher Education and […]

The higher a country scores on gender equality, the higher its innovation potential

5.6.2020

A new report published by GENDERACTION shows that there is a positive correlation between the European Innovation Scoreboard, Adjusted Research Excellence Indicator, and Gender Equality Index.  Additionally, it was found that a higher proportion of research organizations with a gender equality plan  (GEP) is similarly correlated with a higher Innovation Score. These findings lend support […]

SWGGRI on future of gender equality in ERA

26.5.2020

In this position paper, the Standing Working Group on Gender in Research and Innovation (SWG GRI) outlines its recommendations for the future of gender equality in the European Research Area (ERA), which build on analyses of the current state of its implementation. This develops and supports the recently adopted the European Commission’s Gender Equality Strategy […]

Policy brief: Disruptive measures needed

14.5.2020

  In our new policy brief we argue that to achieve substantive gender equality in R&I, disruptive measures are required. There are two forms of disruptive measures: temporary special measures addressing gender imbalances and ambitious measures addressing structures. In the policy brief, we go on with examples of what are not disruptive measures and what […]

Webinar: Gendering H2020 and MSCA Proposals

3.5.2020

What You Always Wanted to Know About Gendering H2020 and MSCA Proposals (But Never Dared to Ask) | 6.7.2020 | Webinar presentation (PDF)        

General Assembly Spring 2020

28.4.2020

  On 27.-28. April 2020 GENDERACTION consortium had an online General Assembly and discussed what was been done and what were our plans for the next reporting period given the current circumstances. Despite COVID-19 @GENDERACTION_EU partners have been developing ambitious and concrete national impact plans. So great to hear all these! https://t.co/2nbEH3ZaHj — Marcela Linkova […]