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.

GENOVATE UNIBRAD delivers a seminar at the "Gender Mainstreaming in STEM and Global Change Sciences" international conference

Seminar titled 'What is at Stake? Why does gender equality in science matter?' delivered on 14th October 2015 held in Czech Academy of Sciences conference premises, Brno.

The seminar included interactive and thought provoking discussions amongst the 50+ participants to gain insights on matters relating to gender equality at national, institutional, and disciplinary levels. This seminar was received extremely well by the large audience who were actively engaged in discussion, on questions posed by GENOVATE UNIBRAD:

1. What is the status of gender equality...
- in your country?
- in your institution?
- in your discipline?

2. Solutions to improve gender inequality in science...
- in your country?
- in your institution?
- in your discipline?

3. Challenges in implementing solutions...
- in your country?
- in your institution?
- in your discipline?

4. Why does gender equality matter...
- in your country?
- in your institution?
- in your discipline?

GENOVATE UNIBRAD collected thoughts from group discussions with academics across Europe


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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Recent Publications from GARCIA

GARCIA working papers

The working papers currently published by GARCIA are the following:

  • Le Feuvre, Nicky (ed.) Contextualizing women’s academic careers: Comparative perspectives on gender, care and employment regimes in seven European countries, GARCIA working papers, n. 1, University of Trento. PDF
  • Herschberg, Channah, Yvonne Benschop and Marieke van den Brink (eds.) Constructing excellence: the gap between formal and actual selection criteria for early career academics, GARCIA working papers, n. 2, University of Trento. PDF

Meeting of a network of gender structural projects in Rome - 14th May 2015

GENOVATE was represented at an event to discuss mutual learning dynamics among “sister” [gender structural] projects in Rome on 14th May 2015.  The networking event was organized by TRIGGER and attended by 26 people representing over 10 projects.  GENOVATE was represented by Professor Udy Archibong and Dr Nazira Karodia.  

UNIBRAD Consultation on the "Guiding Principles on Gender Equality and Diversity Competence Research Excellence Standards”

Following on from last year’s GENOVATE Café and in advance of the GENOVATE National Learning Circle and GENOVATE Café scheduled to take place on 16th February 2015, UNIBRAD has had its first consultation on the "Guiding Principles on Gender Equality and Diversity Competence Research Excellence Standards” on 13th November 2014.

Attended by senior managers including Deputy vice chancellor, pro vice chancellors and a cross section of GENOVATE Institutional and Faculty Gender equality Change Academy Teams (GeCATs) and Advisory Board members, the event also involved our visitors from the Society Integration Foundation in Latvia will also be in attendance.  

The event offered an opportunity for our GeCATs and advisory board members to meet with the GENOVATE team and our Latvian visitors adding a European context to continuing the conversation on promoting gender equality in research and innovation at Bradford.

Plans are in place to extend the conversation adopting both top-down and bottom-up approaches throughout the organisation and with our strategic collaborators.

Further information on GENOVATE café and NLC can be found on the UNIBRAD internal website.   

UNIBRAD hosted study visit by Latvian Society Integration Foundation

GENOVATE UNIBRAD hosted a  study visit organized by the Society Integration Foundation in Latvia on 11th to 14th November 2014.  The visit was led by Astra Rūdolfa, activity coordinator for the EU PROGRESS programme project "GENDER EQUALITY in economic decision making- TOOL to promote economic competitiveness AND equality VALUE".


The visit which involved 3 lecturers and 5 students from Latvian Universities aimed at sharing experience among Latvia and other EU countries on initiatives for increasing women and men at all decision making levels within organisations.


The visit was kicked off with a seminar in our Business Faculty on teaching and researching gender followed by their participation in our first consultation event on the implementation of the ‘Guiding Principles on Gender Equality and Diversity Competence in Research Excellence Standards’.