One of the priorities of the European Research Area is to achieve an “open labour market for researchers in Europe”. For that to happen, it is important that European research performing organizations and European researchers share common rights and obligations. In order to foster this goal, the European...

The University of Ljubljana this year celebrates its centenary. Many events and activities were organized to review the compelling scientific tradition that has been, and still is, cultivated at the University. On this occasion, many researchers from different scientific fields emphasised that, unfortunately women, were left on the margins of academic...

Estonia, the small North Eastern European country is famous for its technological advancements1 and well-developed education system. Achieving gender equality in Estonia, however, has been more difficult than establishing an online voting system, launching Skype, or receiving the highest scores of PISA tests.2 Indeed, the numbers related to gender equality...

PLOTINA works to develop, implement and assess individual Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) by means of innovative, sustainable strategies tailored to each of the Research Performing Organizations (RPOs). In the PLOTINA Formative Toolkit the RPOs will find the most relevant information they need to ensure gender balance...

Male and Female Estonian Researchers or Simply Estonian Researchers? Until relatively recently, this combination was seen as unusual. The situation has changed since then, but the linguistic difference remains. We have women scientists as opposed to scientists (not male scientists) and women writers as opposed to writers, but we also have actresses...

What do we see when we look at the city?: “Gender, City and Space” an Event Series by Sabancı University Gender and Women’s Studies Center for Excellence (SU Gender) “Walkers are 'practitioners of the city,' for the city is made to be walked. A city is a language, a repository of...