Gender Dimension

Representations of women researchers in Finnish print media: top researchers, multi-talents and experts

    A recently published article by Prof. Liisa Husu, one of the founding members of EPWS, and Prof. Liisa Tainio addresses the portrayal of Finnish women scientists in print media. The article was published in the special issue of Investigaciones Feministas, by Madrid Complutense University in Spain, on gender equality in academia (Vol 7, No 2 (2016) Monográfico: Des(igualdad) de...
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For a better integration of the gender dimension in Horizon 2020

  The European Commission's Advisory Group on Gender, whose mission is to provide advice to the Commission services on the implementation of the gender dimension in research and innovation content as a cross-cutting issue in Horizon 2020 work programme, recently published a new report. "For a better integration of the gender dimension in the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 is a ...
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Petition: Keep Funding Research/Action on Gender Equality in Science in HORIZON 2020

Sign the Petition   "Back in 2011, the European Commission launched a new strategy – the so-called “structural change” strategy – having as goal that of addressing the many and interconnected layers of the problem of gender inequality in science from an integrated perspective. In this framework, some first research/action projects involving European universities and research institut...
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EuroScientist’s Special Issue : Gender Balance in Research and Academia

Euroscientist has published a Special Issue dedicated to the Gender Balance in Research and Academia. "We have asked the views of Nobel Laureates, who have an interesting perspective on women in science. You will also discover a wealth of opinions describing what remains to be done to resolve gender issues. Not only do we discuss ways of resolving conscious and unconscious gender bias, but we a...
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Ready for Dialogue: Conference on the Gender Dimension in Science and Research

The international conference “Ready for Dialogue” on the integration of the gender dimension in science and research successfully took place in Berlin on 5 November 2015. The conference was in great demand and brought together 120 representatives of national and European associations, research institutions and research funding institutions supporting the integration of the gender dimension in ...
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Ready for Dialogue: Conference on the Gender Dimension in Science and Research

  "Ready for Dialogue" Conference on the Gender Dimension in Science and Research BERLIN, Germany   5th of NOVEMBER 2015   9.00-18.30 hrs  How can we target and eliminate existing blind spots concerning the importance of sex and gender in science and research? How can the contribution and potential of the gender dimension to scientific excellence and innovation more ...
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EPWS 2013 report to the French Ministry of Higher Education

  STUDY ON IMPROVING EUROPEAN PROJECTS CONTENT (IN HORIZON 2020 FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME) BY INTEGRATION OF THE GENDER DIMENSION - HINTS AND TOOLS Executive Summary The first objective of this study is to let the Mission for Parity and Fight against Discriminations (MIPADI) of the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research know whether, in other European Union (EU) Member States, re...
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