The GEARING-Roles mentoring programme FELISE (Female Leadership in Science) officially started on July 1st 2020. This mentoring programme is coordinated by Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (FECYT). The institutions participating are currently implementing Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) as part of the GEARING project: University of Deusto, University of Lisbon, University of...

On 27th November 2019, we hosted our first conference, on “Recruitment Retention and Career Progression of Women in Academia” which featured key note speeches, presentations and findings from related H2020 projects as well as presentations from the GEARING Roles Consortium. Marloes Van Engen and Eduardo Ruiz The conference was kicked off by...

November, 27, Lisbon, Portugal Like many other careers, careers in academia are full of challenges that are often hard to overcome. Balancing research activities and teaching duties, the limited number of positions available, and the ever-fiercer competition to receive funding are just some examples of the difficulties faced. Women often account...