GEAP's implementation:

genovate official siteThe GENOVATE Community is a platform which enables GENOVATE partners to share institutional information and case studies, and facilitates the coordination of a buddy system for bench learning.

The GENOVATE Community consist of seven GENOVATE partner institutions; the GENOVATE International Advisory Board; key strategic collaborators and stakeholders and the general public. It is a mechanism designed to facilitate meaningful knowledge exchange across the community at local, national and international levels within each of the partner institutions’ countries, across Europe and globally.

Gender Observatory on University and Research at UNINA

In order to ensure the sustainability of GENOVATE project at the Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, the Gender Observatory on University and Research has been established in our institution.

The Gender Observatory aims to promote:

  • Studies and research projects to integrate gender perspectives into scientific knowledge and academic  activities
  • Research projects on evaluation methodologies and evaluation criteria used at the international scale in order to identify gender and diversity-sensitive tools
  • Data analyses of women’s presence and careers across all areas of academic work and activities (teaching, research, social work and community development, governance, administration, etc.); regular updates of gender-sensitive statistics and context analyses necessary to carry out gender budgeting in cooperation with the university’s administration
  • Monitoring and evaluation of innovative ways to support women’s careers in academia in order to foster gender equality on campus
  • Gender-sensitive fundraising in order to further advance gender equality

The Gender Observatory consists of four research areas:

  1. Gender Studies in Science and Technology (Coordinator: Dr llenia Picardi)
  2. Gender and research evaluation (Coordinator: Prof MariaCarmela Agodi)
  3. Gender Budgeting and statistics (Coordinator: Dr Antonella Liccardo)
  4. Women’s career in university and research (Coordinator: Dr Ofelia Pisanti)

The Observatory is expected to liaise with:

  • CUG (Comitato Unico di Garanzia = Equal Opportunities Committee)
  • PhD program Human Mind and Gender Studies;
  • SInAPSi (Centro di Ateneo dei Servizi per l’Inclusione Attiva e Partecipata degli Studenti = Service Centre for Students’ Inclusion and Active Participation);
  • Social Budget Working Group; with CII (Comitato Istituzionale di Indirizzo = Institutional Advisory Board); 
  • Gender Equality Change Academy Team (GeCAT) representatives;
  • INFN (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare = National Institute for Nuclear Physics);
  • all the stakeholders that have contributed to the success of the Gender Equality Action Plan (GEAP) at UNINA within the framework of the GENOVATE project.