News & Events

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...

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...

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...