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 […]

Gender and SDGs in R&I


Enhancing knowledge and understanding on gender and Agenda 2030/SDGs for policy development in European Funds for R&I is the aim of a new GENDERACTION task that focuses on mapping and disseminating recent research results, as well as benchmarking policy development, identifying promising concepts and tools for gender and sustainability in the design of European Funds […]

Gender mainstreaming in ESF and ERDF


A new GENDERACTION policy brief with strategic advice for the integration of gender into the content and evaluation of the ESF+ & ERDF operational programmes for research and innovation as part of advancing gender equality in ERA is now available. It is based on the results of the GENDERACTION Mutual Learning Workshop on Gender in […]

She Figures 2021: infographic


Since the European Commission’s ERA Communication of 2012, gender equality as a priority has been strengthened progressively. The She Figures publication, first released in 2003 and updated every three years since, monitors with comparable pan-European data the state of gender equality in R&I. The data follow the ‘chronological journey’ of women from graduating from doctoral […]