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CHANGE team members participated in international conference on Gender Equality

13.10.2021

Members from the UAVR team (Portugal), from BBC (Isreal), from IFZ (Austria), and from IFAM and RWTH (both Germany) participated in the 11th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education (GEHE 2021). This biennial event took place from 15th to 17th September 2021 in a virtual format and engaged practitioners, researchers, teachers and R&I managers from different countries in Europe and beyond. Within this conference, Sara Diogo (UAVR team) presented a paper about "Challenges in incorporating the Gender Perspective in Higher Education Teaching and Research: the case of a Portuguese University". Hana Himi and Maya Ashkenazi gave a talk titled: " Examining gender unconscious biases and good-practices: BBC- Israeli academic college as a case study". Jennifer Dahmen-Adkins and Madlen Baumert from the German CHANGE team, supported by Janne Haack, gave a presentation on how to become a CHANGE agent starting from being a technical researcher. Madlen and Janne reported on the challenges they overcame at a technically oriented research institute and outlined which circumstances were supportive for them. Julian Anslinger and Sandra Karner from IFZ gave a talk about "Changing technology research for good? The Austrian case.", where they addressed how research funding could contribute to improving gender equity in technology research in Austrian.
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Webinar on "Good practices of Conciliation at the University of Aveiro"

12.10.2021

On September 21st, the University of Aveiro (UAVR, Portugal) held an online conference to identify and discuss solutions to facilitate work-life balance to improve the well-being of male and female employees of the University. The event, organised by the project "Linha 3UA - A vida Profissional, Pessoal e Familiar em Linha na UA" in collaboration with the CHANGE project, took place online and was attended by more than 100 people. [...]
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UAVR team (Portugal) participates in international conference (GEHE 2021)

30.09.2021

On the 16th September 2021, the UAVR team (Portugal) participated in the 11th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education (GEHE 2021). This biennial event took place in a virtual format and have joined practitioners, researchers, teachers and R&I managers from different countries in Europe and beyond. Within this conference, Sara Diogo (UAVR team) presented one talk intitled "Challenges in incorporating the Gender Perspective in Higher Education Teaching and Research: the case of a Portuguese University". About 20 people attended the presentation.
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CHANGE with and of evaluation

20.09.2021

The German Evaluation Society (DeGEval) organised a conference between September 16-17, 2021 to discuss the role of evaluation research in times of societal transformation. Our coordinator Anita Thaler was invited by the board of DeGEval to discuss on September 16th this topic with Sandy Taut (Bayerisches Landesamt für Schule), Udo Kelle (Universität der Bundeswehr, Hamburg) and Ruppert Pichler (Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology, Vienna). Anita Thaler pointed out the specific role of [...]
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German representatives of sister projects join forces: Joint online conference of CHANGE, LeTSGEPs and SPEAR

05.07.2021

We are pleased to announce that the three EU funded gender equality projects CHANGE, LeTSGEPs & SPEAR are organising a joint online conference on 25 and 26 November 2021. [...]
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