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 dimension in user involvement

The VIT project is a collaboration between Luleå University of Technology and industry implementing a Ghost Drive Detection system. The system will detect drivers going in a wrong direction. How to involve users and include a gender dimension in the development of a warning system is one of the topics of the workshop on December 16, 2014.

Embedding gender equality at LTU

Embedding gender equality in a new project idea for 3D and virtual reality on November 25, 2014 at our university
campus in Skellefteå.



Participatory methods workshop at LTU

The fourth workshop on participatory methods (interactive research methods) with 14 participants was carried out today at Luleå University Technology (LTU). The event is a part of the seminar series that aim to bring together a wide range of people from across the university to gain a deeper understanding of how joint research processes can be implemented in close collaboration between researchers and surrounding society.

One of the topics discussed by the participants was the methods chapter of Malin Lindberg’s doctoral thesis “Joint action for innovation – a participative and gender scientific challenge of innovation policy and innovation research”.



Focus on men accelerate gender equality

Focus on men instead of the few women working in the mining industry can accelerate the gender equality of the mining sector. The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare has approved funding for the project that will be carried out at Luleå University of Technology.

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For more information, contact Professor Ylva Fältholm, LTU

EARMA training in gender and diversity

Katalin Toth, EARMA was invited to the Swedish national EU RD network meeting in Stockholm November 17, 2014 to present the EARMA Certificate in Research Management program. 80 network members from Swedish universities and colleges participated in the session.

The EARMA Certificate in Research Management is part of a suite of three professional work based qualifications, which also includes the EARMA Certificate in Research Administration and the EARMA Certificate in Research Leadership. It is a professional qualification designed to provide professionals with the knowledge and skills required to be successful research managers in Europe. This professional qualification requires students to complete six units, including five mandatory and one optional unit. One of six mandatory units is dedicated to gender and diversity: Gender and Diversity in Research Management.

EARMA is the European Association of Research Managers and Administrators and the stakeholder of the GENOVATE project.

EARMA Certificate in Research Management accredited training programme is awarded by the ATHE (Awards for Training and Higher Education) and delivered in collaboration with ARMA. ARMA is the UK's professional association for research managers and administrators

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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.