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 […]

MLW for Danube and Balkan region

11.3.2020

On the 10th and 11th of March 2020, we organised jointly with Martina Hartl, a member of our Advisory Board on gender in international cooperation, a combined training and mutual learning workshop with members of national authorities and National Contact Points from the Balkan and Danube regions to discuss their countries’ concerns in terms of […]

Gender Equality Strategy and R&I

5.3.2020

On March 5 European Commission introduced the new Gender Equality Strategy for yeard 2020-2025. See selected tweets on the issue: We R very happy: #research & #innovation will B included this time not only as a tool 4 increasing knowledge 4better #policies but as well as an area of intervention! Follow the press conference of […]

MLW on communication & impact building

19.2.2020

  On February 18 and 19 GENDERACTION mutual learning workshop Communicating gender equality policy in R&I and creating impact took place in Prague. On the Day 1 participants undego the training on resistances against and argumentation strategies for gender equality in research, debated with Gemma Irvine, Vice-President for Equality and Diversity at Maynooth University, and […]

IDWGS 2020 on Twitter

11.2.2020

An International Day of Women and Girls in Science is again here! Here is a selection of some of our favorite tweets: Tomorrow is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Believe in yourself and that what you do matters for science and society! Let’s join efforts for a Europe that strives for the […]

GENDERACTION workshop on gender in international cooperation in R&I for the Danube region

16.12.2019

In cooperation with Martina Hartl, a member of our Advisory Board on gender in international cooperation, GENDERACTION is organizing a combined training and workshop for representants of national authorities and NCPs in the Danube region. Reimbursement of travel and accommodation costs for participants is available on request. Registration deadline: 31 January 2020. Registration form: https://forms.gle/zADSFGwH4oKjPFE98 […]