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.

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.

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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Launch of the Mentoring Pilot Programme at UNINA

The Launch of the Mentoring Pilot Programme at UNINA was held on October 27th 2014 in Naples with the participation of the delegate of the new Rector, the Director of the Science and Technology School, Prof. Piero Salatino, and members of the Institutional Advisory Board (CII) of GENOVATE from the academic and top management staff of UNINA and stakeholders.

After a brief introduction of the Coordinator of the GENOVATE UNINA team, Dr. Ofelia Pisanti, and the welcome address by Prof. Piero Salatino, Dr. Ilenia Picardi, Project Manager of the UNINA team, provided an overview of the Mentoring project. During the session, several UNINA and stakehoder representatives had a speech: Prof. Rita Mastrullo, from the Academic Senate, Prof. Caterina Arcidiacono, Rector's Delegate, Dr. Angela Gargano, from the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (which is partner of the GENOVATE team for the organization of the Mentoring Programme), Prof. Daniela Montesarchio, from the Naples Women in Science Group (Coordinamento Napoletano Donne nella Scienza).

The presentations were followed by a debate, moderated by Prof. Luciano Mayol, Director of the Center for the Coordination of Special Projects and Organizational Innovation (COINOR).

Gender app on TV

– For us at our department, gender issues are especially important. We have few women attending our programmes and we have yet as hard to get women as teachers, says Jonas Ekman, Head of School of Computer Science at Luleå University of Technology .

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LTU at the Gender, Work & Organisation Conference in Keele, UK June 24-26, 2014

Welcome to meet Lulea University of Technology (LTU) at

Gender, Work and Organization

8th Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference

24th – 26th June, 2014, Keele University, UK

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