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Useful links

Related European initiatives and projects

♦ Projects on structural change in research and higher education institutions through the implementation of gender equality plans, funded through the FP7 Science-in-Society work programme:

GENIS LAB - Gender in Science and Technology Lab

STAGES - Structural Change Toward Gender Equality in Science

FESTA - Female Empowerment in Science and Technology Academia

GENDERTIME - Transferring Implementing Monitoring Equality

GENOVATE - Transforming Organisational Culture for Gender Equality in Research and Innovation

TRIGGER - Transforming Institutions by Gendering contents and Gaining Equality in Research

EGERA - Effective Gender Equality in Research and the Academia

GARCIA - Gendering the Academy and Research: combating Career Instability and Asymmetries

GENERA - Gender Equality Network in the European Research Area

LIBRA - Leading Innovative measures to reach gender Balance in Research Activities

PLOTINA - Promoting gender balance and inclusion in research, innovation and training


GenPORT portal for gender and science resources

Athena SWAN Charter

genderSTE COST targeted policy-driven network dedicated to advancing the state of the art in knowledge and policy implementation on gender, science, technology and engineering

Science Europe Working Group on Gender and Diversity

LERU (League of European Research Universities) Working Group on Gender

Gendered Innovations EU-US project for providing scientists and engineers with practical methods for sex and gender analysis

Yellow Window toolkit on how to integrate gender in EU-funded research

♦ European Platform of Women Scientists (EPWS)

European Commission

♦ Description of the INTEGER project on CORDIS

Gender Equality & Gender Mainstreaming in Research: encouraging gender diversity to foster science excellence and relevance is one of the European Research Area’s five key priorities

♦ Integration of gender in Horizon 2020, the 2014-2020 EU funding programme for research and innovation

♦ Gender as a cross-cutting issue in HORIZON 2020 Online Manual

Vademecum on Gender Equality in Horizon 2020

Gender Equality Policy in the H2020 Science with and for Society (SWaFS) work programme, and within the EC’s Responsible Research and Innovation framework.

SWaFS e-Library on gender equality related EC reports and other publications

♦ Horizon 2020 Advisory Group on Gender

♦ The Helsinki Group on Women and Science, the EC’s advisory group on gender issues in research and innovation

♦ European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)

Related non-EU initiatives

US National Science Foundation (NSF): ADVANCE Program for Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers

Related Conferences

Gender Summits dedicated to supporting and advancing excellence and effectiveness of research and innovation through the inclusion of gender

♦ European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education 2014 edition (Vienna, Austria, Sept. 3-5, 2014) and 2012 edition (Bergen, Norway, Aug. 29-31, 2012)

♦ Conference on Structural Change Promoting Gender Equality in Research Organisations (SAPGERIC) held under the auspices of the Lithuanian Presidency to the EU Council (Vilnius, Nov. 21-22, 2013)