Europe expected to tie research funding to gender equality action

5.10.2020

The European Commission’s plan to establish an Athena SWAN-style initiative to address gender inequality in academia has been welcomed by sector leaders, who predicted that taking action to improve diversity will become a requirement for obtaining research funding from Brussels. Marcela Linkova, coordinator of GENDERACTION, a group of national policy experts appointed by EU member […]

GEPs in new ERA Communication

1.10.2020

European Commission in its new communication to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee, and the Committee of Regions named A new ERA for Research and Innovation released on 30 September 2020 proposes the development of inclusive gender equality plans with the Member States and stakeholders in order to promote EU […]

EU R&I Days with our presence

24.9.2020

On 22-24 September 2020 EU R&I Days took a place online. Marcela Linková, the coordinator of GENDERACTION and head of SWGGRI, participated in the workshop Get ready: A new ERA for Equality is calling on September 22 at 5 pm (HUB 4 HorizonEurope) together with the director of DG R&I Jean-Eric Paquet and rector of […]

The importance of GEPs made visible during R&I Days

23.9.2020

GENDERACTION and GEARING-Roles invited sister projects, R&I organizations, and individuals to join Twitter campaign to raise awareness about the importance of Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) on September 22 (see the call for action). The campaign engaged 147 users (of which 91% female and 9% male) and counted on 369 posts with more than 1.500 likes, […]

GENDERACTION for HE Missions

22.9.2020

In summer 2019 GENDERACTION got in touch with Horizon Europe Mission Boards members in order to help in advancing gender equality in the new framework program and in ERA overall. We have introduced them to our work in the area o Horizon Europe consultations and policy briefs and other ERA related topics. We were happy […]

Join our R&I Days Twitter Campaign!

18.9.2020

On September 22 at 5 pm (CEST), GENDERACTION and GEARING Roles are launching a joint Twitter campaign to raise awareness about the importance of Gender Equality Plans (GEPs). Concurrently, the European Research and Innovation Days workshop “Get ready: A new ERA for Equality is calling” with Marcela Linková presence will be happening (check out HUB […]

Consultation on HE’s priorities

10.9.2020

Share your views on Horizon Europe’s priorities for the next four years until September 18 Horizon Europe, the next EU research and innovation program, will launch in 2021. It will strengthen the EU’s scientific and technological bases, boost its innovation capacity, and deliver on Europeans’ priorities. The first ‘Horizon Europe Strategic Plan’ is planned to […]

Horizon Europe Missions Consultation

10.9.2020

  Help us and support our proposals for the inclusion of sex/gender dimensions in Horizon Europe Missions and/or add your own suggestions. Register here at the top right on the web page. Once you are registered click at the links below to get to our proposals and vote. DEADLINE FOR PARTICIPATION IS MONDAY SEPTEMBER 14. […]

GENDERACTION Notes d’orientation

4.9.2020

Dans le cadre du GENDERACTION WP5, nous avons élaboré une série de notes d’orientation sur Horizon Europe, le prochain programme-cadre qui se succède à Horizon 2020. Nous y présentons les principales questions de genre dans les négociations en cours. Nous sommes fermement convaincu·es que les politiques d’égalité entre les hommes et les femmes et la […]

GENDERACTION newsletter is out!

30.6.2020

Interesting reading for the summer months is here! Our newsletter covers what has been happening over the first half of 2020 in the area of gender equality in science policy. Read the newsletter in a browser or download it in PDF.     Stay in touch with us: Subscribe to the GENDERACTION newsletter Follow us […]