Accelerating ERA development by promotion of Gender Equality in STEM Research

  International Conference « Accelerating ERA development by promotion of Gender Equality in STEM Research » Vilnius, Lithuania November 20-21 2017 This high-level conference, patronised by the president of Lithuanian Republic H.E. Dalia Grybauskaitė, was organised by Vilnius University, EPWS member BASNET Forumas association, the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) and Hori...
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GENDER-NET: Reports are now available for download

  GENDER-NET is conceived as a pilot transnational research policy initiative, which will allow for a global vision of the best practices and conditions for success, innovative assessment and knowledge-transfer methods, as well as concrete engagement of partners in the implementation of joint activities, thus breaking new ground at EU-level and contributing to the realisation of ERA. ...
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European Research Area – Progress Report 2013

The ERA Progress Report 2013 provides a snapshot of the situation in Member States and some Associated Countries. It represents the baseline for a full assessment of progress next year. For the first time, European Union Member States, stakeholder organisations, research-funding and research-performing organisations and citizens have a comprehensive overview of the political context, steps taken a...
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She Figures 2012 : women still under-represented in EU research

She Figures 2012 is the fourth publication of a key set of indicators that are essential to understand the situation of women in science and research. Over time, the list of indicators has evolved to describe the participation of women at all levels and in all scientific disciplines. from tertiary education through to the job market, including work/life balance not only in the 27 EU Countries but ...
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European Research Area reform agenda: key priorities

On 17 July 2012 the Commission adopted a Communication on the European Research Area (ERA) entitled 'A Reinforced European Research Area Partnership for Excellence and Growth'.With the explicit objective of opening up and connecting EU research systems, the ERA reform agenda focuses on five key priorities:More effective national research systems Optimal transnational co-operation and competit...
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European Research Area : new Web Portal

"This website is the main European Commission voice on ERA policy developments to the general public as well as to more specialized audiences.The portal is composed of six main sections which cover the wide spectrum of ERA policy issues (Understanding ERA; ERA vision and progress; Facts, figures and analysis; Partnership for ERA; Areas of action; and ERA instruments). A database of publications an...
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