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.

Making Diversity Interventions Count: 5th Annual International Conference (Tuesday June 16th 2015)

@ University of Bradford

Organised by the Centre for Inclusion and Diversity

With contributions from a wide range of eminent national and international speakers, this popular conference will feature the latest research and development and the synthesis and application of knowledge. The conference aims to explore the varying interventions aimed at advancing equality, with the objective of informing the development of good practice in the effective use of diversity interventions in organisations.

Conference Themes:

  • Diversity Management in the Workplace (DM)

  • Practicing Diversity (PD) 

  • Inclusive Leadership (IL)

  • Identity, Belonging and Intersectionalities (IBI)

Gender Specific presentations:

  1. Snakes and ladders - The impact of motherhood upon women's career outcomes in registered nursing in Scotland. Dr Bryan McIntosh, Associate Dean, Faculty of Health Studies, University of Bradford (DM) (Small Hall)

  2. Gender diversity in the university sector: an exploration of the gendered nature of academic leadership. Collette Fagan, Dr Nina Teasdale, Jane Ferguson, Lis Seston, Karen Hassell, Manchester School of Social Sciences / School of Pharmacy, University of Manchester (IL) (D3) 

  3. Journeying towards transforming organisational culture for gender equality in research and innovation. Professor Udy Archibong, Dr Nazira Karodia, Dr Crina Oltean-Dumbrava, Centre for Inclusion and Diversity, University of Bradford (DM) (Small Hall) 

Booking is available from the conference website. 

We are looking forward to seeing many of you next week!

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Gender Summit GS7 in Berlin 6-7 November 2015

Gender Summit GS7 in Berlin 6-7 November 2015

Mastering gender in research performance, contexts, and outcomes

Abstract Submission Deadline is 1 July 2015 CET

The Gender Summit 7 - Europe 2015 invites the contributions of researchers, innovation leaders and other R&I stakeholders on strategies, methodologies and best practice on putting gender equality into action. Abstracts will be selected for inclusion as posters or for presentation in the following sessions:

Parallel 3 : Gender as cross cutting issue in research and innovation

The aim of this session is to demonstrate the importance of considering the gender dimension as primary research variable, and innovation driver in the non-health and non-societal themes of Horizon 2020, i.e. in relation to transport, ICTs, energy, environment, food security, etc.

Parallel 4: Sources and effects of gender bias in career development

This session presents new research and analysis in the area of gender bias with the focus on its impact on science careers of women, men, and/or particular minority groups.  This may include investigation of how gender bias manifests itself, impacts on decision-making, influences criteria for advancement, and how it can be challenged and eliminated, etc.

Parallel 5: Scientific inclusion and diversity in science structures and practices

This session presents new research exploring the benefits of scientific inclusion and diversity, e.g. in science workforce, in scientific cultures, in research priorities, and in the application and communication of science knowledge, as drivers of research and innovation ideas.

Brokerage Event Science with and for Society!

Save the date: 22 May 2015! will organise a brokerage event for Science with and for Society together with the European Commission on Friday 22 May in Brussels. Read more

Teacher collaboration between Genovate partners

Alexandra Brazinova at Trnava University (TU) teaching physiotherapy students of Luleå University of Technology (LTU) online. Today’s lecture cover topics like current health issues, health indicators, the ROMA Health Mediators project and gender equality.

For more information, contact Agneta Larsson, LTU the examiner of the course in Physiotherapy, Health promotion perspective from the individual to society


UNINA Workshop on Mentoring

After the Launch of the Mentoring Pilot Programme at UNINA, held on October 27th 2014, a two days workshop for the training of mentors and mentees was held on 2nd and 3rd December 2014. During the workshop, Dr. Caitríona Ni Laoire from the University College Cork (UCC) took two training sessions, one for mentors and one for mentees.

It was a very engaging event for the mentoring participants, due to the interactive style employed by Caitríona. UNINA team thanks very warmly Dr. Caitríona Ni Laoire and all the participants to this event.

Collaboration and knowledge exchange week between universities of Luleå and Trnava

Alexandra Brazinova visiting Centre for Distance-spanning Technology (CDT) at LTU and discussing innovation, gender implementation, gender-mainstreaming tools, Genovate implementation etc. with Paula Wennberg, Jan-Olov Johansson and Annika Sällström.

Today at the Health Department we had discussions on future collaboration, teaching and demo of the nursing simulation lab.