Grants, research and parenthood


The brochure focuses on the issues of balancing the parenthood and the implementation of research activities (not only) by means of grants. It´s is primarily addressed to scientists in the field of natural sciences.

Conference: Creating a competitive edge through diversity


Creating a competitive edge through diversity – leadership for Nordic research excellence towards 2030 is a Nordic research summit for leadership, diversity and equality.

BIH Excellence Award for Sex and Gender Aspects in Health Research


The award aims to bring more visibility to sex and gender issues in translational research. It recognizes research excellence among renowned scientists…

Position paper on FPs


The Helsinki Group on Gender in Research and Innovation published its Position Paper on the Interim Evaluation of Horizon 2020 and the next Framework Programme.

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.



GENDERACTION Policy Series – all GENDERACTION policy briefs & positions in one PDF Gender Equality in ERA – individual materials for download Horizon Europe –  individual materials for download Gender Dimension in International Cooperation in STI –  individual materials for download Gender in Horizon Europe Missions – all papers on gender in Missions in one PDF […]

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 […]