Marcela Linková Gender equality is one of the five priorities of the European Research Area. While it is clear that we are making progress in Europe, a lot remains to be done, and at various levels. Member States play a crucial role in this endeavour as they are responsible for creating the legislative and institutional […]

What is ahead of us


Trinity College Dublin will host the 10th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education.

1st Mutual Learning Workshop report


The results of the workshop, especially the set of criteria for good practices for NAPs and measures, will be taken up in the first report on priority 4 implementation within NAPs.

The STEMM Equality Congress


The STEMM Equality Congress is a two day conference hosted annually focusing on equality, diversity and inclusion in the STEMM fields.

Snapshots from the 1st Mutual Learning Workshop in Vienna


On February 6th and 7th a workshop on ERA national action plans and implementing of ERA´s 4th priority took place.

Public consultation on EU R&I funding


Outcomes of this public consultation will be among others used for the next generation of financial programmes. The deadline was set for March 8th 2018.

Marcela Linkova on LERU´s implicit bias paper


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


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


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


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.