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Welcome to the EGERA project!

Effective Gender Equality in Research and the Academia

The Project EGERA

EGERA intends to promote a full set of measures to achieve gender equality and fight gender-based stereotypes in research and the academia.
EGERA is a tool for achieving two overarching objectives:

  • Gender equality in research and higher education
  • Bringing a gender perspective in research contents and outputs

EGERA pursues both an ambitious and pragmatical objective by tackling the opacity of recruitment and appraisal procedures, gender bias in evaluation and practices which contribute to slow down women's careers. A Europe-scale project EGERA brings together 8 research and higher education institutions from 7 EU member states + Turkey.
Actions to be undertaken by respective partners shall to be also understood as a whole EGERA shall communicate a spirit of innovation, transparency and openness EGERA will constitute a label of equality, fairness and excellence.

Latest News and Events

EGERA meeting - January 2016 (UAB)  

An  Interview with Agnés Hubert

"In gender equality we have many arguments in our favour; now it is time to actually make policy"

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The High Gender Equality Council

The French President François Hollande established at the Elysées Palace, the High Gender Equality Council for a second mandate of 3 years, and mentioned in his discourse: 

"It is not acceptable, that gender segregation persists in STEMs or engineering. It is not acceptable, that too few women make their way at the head of large research organizations".

Call for Papers

The GenderTime Consortium is delighted to issue the Call for Papers for the GenderTime International Conference, to be held September 29-30, 2016 in Paris, France. The Conference will take place at UPMC - Campus des Cordeliers, Paris, France. The goal of the Conference is to provide a platform for researchers working towards the promotion of the participation and advancement of women in higher education and research institutions. This is an opportunity to hear the results of GenderTime and other similar projects and to network with numerous prominent scientists in the field.

For more info, please check http://www.gendertime.org/Topics

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