Research careers in Europe


A new study addresses the following three specific topics: 1. perception and promotion of research careers; 2. dual careers in research; 3. research career restart.

Handbook on resistances to structural change


An online handbook aims to present a deeper understanding of resistance to structural change to gender equality in academic institutions and the ways of dealing with it.

Milagros Sáinz Ibáňez


  Milagros Sáinz Ibáňez graduated in Psychology and received PhD in Social Psychology. She is currently working as a senior researcher at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya) in Barcelona where she leads the Gender and ICT research group. Her research interests are related to family and school influences on study choices; gender […]

Elspeth McOmish


  Elspeth McOmish is a Programme Specialist on gender equality at UNESCO. Her work focuses on girls’ and women’s education, new technologies and gender-based violence. Prior to joining UNESCO’s Gender Equality Division in Paris, Elspeth worked in the Organization’s Santiago Office, managing programmes on disaster risk reduction, skills development and education for sustainable development. She […]

Sonay Gönenli


  Sonay Gönenli is the Turkish National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 “Science with and for Society“. She also represents Turkey in ERAC (European Research Area and Innovation Committee) Standing Working Group on Gender in Research and Innovation and is a member of the GENDERACTION project. Before she worked as a scientific programs expert at […]

Mina Stareva


  Mina Stareva is the Head of the Gender Sector in DG Research and Innovation, the European Commission. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from Robert Schuman – Strasbourg University and a Master of Arts degree in Political Sciences from the College of Europe. Prior to joining the Science with and for society unit […]

Sabine Theresia Köszegi


  Sabine Theresia Köszegi is a member of the Commission High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence and a Full Professor of Labour Science and Organisation at the TU Wien. Her research interests are in the intersection of technology, work and organisation. Currently, she co-leads the doctoral college on “Trust in Robots” and is involved […]

Enrique Playán


  Enrique Playán is the Director of the Spanish Research Agency and Professor of CSIC in Spain. He served as Scientific Officer for the European Commission and managed the National Research Subprogramme on Agriculture and Forestry for the Government of Spain. He coordinated the Joint Programming Initiative “Water Challenges for a Changing World” on behalf […]

Mieke Verloo


  Mieke Verloo is Professor of Comparative Politics and Inequality Issues at Radboud University in the Netherlands. She is leading the multidisciplinary research hotspot Gender and Power in Politics and Management together with Prof Yvonne Benschop and Prof Anna van der Vleuten. Mieke Verloo is an expert in the fields of gender and politics. She is the winner […]

Roberta Schaller-Steidl


  Roberta Schaller‐Steidl is head of the department Equality and Diversity Management within the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research. Therefore she is responsible for gender equality, diversity management and the promotion of women in education, science and research. Moreover, she is chair of the Working Group on Gender and Diversity Management at […]