We are back as GENDERACTIONplus!


On 8 – 10 June 2022, a kick-off meeting of the GENDERACTIONplus project will be hosted by the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, Czech Republic. The consortium consisting of 26 organisations operating in 21 European countries will, in line with the new ERA Policy Agenda, focus on five thematic […]

March 8 celebrations with EU sister projects


On the occasion of the March 8 celebrations, #EUsisterprojects agreed to promote a joint initiative on Twitter to highlight our strong commitment to working together for gender equality in European research, to create a welcoming and friendly environment for all, especially the generation of young women, and to ensure that the research brings results that […]

Supporting EU policies to deliver on gender equality in R&I


A series of policy support activities and policy recommendations to address gender inequality issues in research and innovation at the national and EU levels has been developed by the EU-funded GENDERACTION project. Our objective was to create a European network of policymakers in order to coordinate policy, advocate gender equality and exchange good practices. One […]

Marcela Linková on GENDERACTION


An interview with Marcela Linková, the coordinator of GENDERACTION project on lessons learned, impact and legacy of the project. For some context, could you outline the current situation in research and innovation across Europe, when it comes to access and inclusion of women? We now have a parity in the graduate pool of doctoral graduates […]

GENDERACTION project is over


Our project ended on 30 September 2021; however, we have been working hard over the last three months on preparations of GENDERACTIONplus project to continue and extend our work in the future (see more information on this in our last newsletter). Here is some information that is worthy of your attention: GENDERACTION achievements GENDERACTION project […]

GENDERACTION at the Competitiveness Council


On 28 September 2021 EU research ministers met in Brussels to discuss the EU’s global approach to research and innovation and the new European Research Area. Gender equality was among the debated issues. Simona Kustec, Slovenian Minister for Education, Science and Sport briefed ministers on the virtual conference Deepening the ERA through Gender Equality organised […]

Meet GENDERACTION dream team!


GENDERACTION project ends. There is a lot of work behind us; we have reached many achievements and successfully met our goals. Now it is a great opportunity to introduce who stands behind these accomplishments!   Aldona Tomczynska Aldona works in the National Information Processing Institute (OPI, Poland). In the Laboratory of Data Bases and Business […]

Policy briefs on gender and SDGs published!


On the page dedicated to policy advice in the area of gender equality and sustainability in European R&I, you will find five new policy briefs focused on Horizon Europe´s clusters 1-6. Policy briefs highlight the importance of integrating a gender dimension in the SDGs and aim to strengthen the capacity of the current European funding […]

GENDERACTION data dashbord


The dashboard presents various statistics on topics we tackled in the GENDERACTION project, regarding proportions of women in research and policies towards gender equality in R&I. It showcases, for example, the results of WP 3 analyses of NAPs implementation. The dashboard can be accessed via the project website. It offers not only visualizations but also […]

EGET workshop in Poland


The implementation of National impact plans goes on until the end of the GENDERACTION project. On 7 September 2021 EGET online workshop was organized for Polish RPOs and RFOs. This was the first EGET meeting run under the GENDERACTION project. The event gathered around 20 participants including leading research executive agencies in Poland (National Science […]