News from MINDtheGEPs
Gender equality plans as a framework for disaster research
Disaster scholars are starting to take a critical stance on the way disaster research is conducted, inclusiveness in research, and diversity of participants and researchers. MINDtheGEPs researchers Serena Tagliacozzo and Ilaria Di Tullio recently published a paper on how gender equality plans can be used as a framework for gender equality measures for disaster research.
Webinar 16 June: Europe’s road to gender equality in research
How can strategic interventions and gender equality plans help deliver gender equality in Europe? In terms of women in research, Portugal is one of the best performing EU countries. On 16 June, we organise a webinar with ELSEVIER. Starting from the Portuguese experience, experts from Portugal, EU institutions and the research community will come together to discuss lessons learned and the necessary steps to take to achieve greater gender equality. And what more the EU can do to deliver a gender-balanced research industry.
Gender audits & intersectionality: GE Academy training
GE Academy is a Horizon 2020 project developing and implementing a high-quality capacity-building programme on gender equality in research, innovation and higher education. This spring semester they are offering a series of online training opportunities for those engaged in gender equality and the development of gender equality plans. Topics include the open access Gender Equality and Monitoring (GEAM) tool for gender audits and intersectionality.
Recording available: Gender Transformations in the Academy
Connected to the MINDtheGEPs kick-off meeting on 4-5 March 2021, we organised a public seminar on gender transformation in academia. Coordinating organisation University of Turin’s Research Center for Women's and Gender Studies (CIRSDe) hosted the seminar, with invited guests Fulvio Esposito, Pauline Stoltz and Barbara J. Risman. Couldn’t be there? Don’t worry, we were recording!
GEAR toolkit: Step-by-step guide for establishing a gender equality plan
MINDtheGEPs will use the European Institute for Gender Equality's toolkit for toolkit for Gender Equality in Academia and Research, also known as GEAR. As part of our work to understand the context where gender equality plans will be implemented, our partners will compile gender data and strengthen governance structures Want to know more about the GEAR toolkit?
Gender transformations in the Academy. Live streaming session with Barbara Risman 4 March 2021
The MINDtheGEPs project is kicking off with a session on Gender Transformations in the Academy: Using Gender Structure Theory to Identify Challenges and Solutions. Barbara J. Risman from the University of illinois will give a keynote talk. Want to take part? Join the University of Turin on Facebook at 16:00!
Mapping gender data
Gender data and strong governance are central to MINDtheGEPs and our gender action plans. Gender data will help us identify the actions that are needed to reduce gender gaps. During the course of the project, we will also set up a portal to make gender data accessible.
No data, no policy: New project promotes gender equality action in 7 European research institutions
A new European research project prepares the ground for structural changes to promote gender equality in public and private research organisations. Led by the University of Turin, the four-year MINDtheGEPs project will identify good practice and help shape measures to reduce gender imbalances in seven research institutions and generate data to support the development of national and European policy for gender equality in research performing organisations.