How to fight gender-based violence (GBV) and sexual harassment

Learning objectives

  • Understand the concepts of sexual harassment  and GBV and related origins and debates
  • Understand gender-based violence in higher education and research institutions and the gender bias permeating the institutional cultures
  • Learn about possible strategies to improve policies to combat sexual harassment at work, with focus on academia

Trainers

  • Nathalie Wuiame, independent gender equality consultant, Yellow Window; lecturer at Rennes University
  • Sofia Strid, Associate Professor in Gender Studies, Örebro University
  • Ana Belén Amil, Gender Equality Officer, Central European University
  • Dorottya Rédai, independent scholar on gender, sexuality and education, Central European University
  • Ruth Lewis, associate professor, Social Sciences department, Northumbria University
  • Marcela Linkova, Head of the Centre for Gender and Science at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Liisa Husu, Senior Professor, Gender Studies, ORU/Helsinki University
  • Barbara Biglia, Associate Professor, Rovira i Virgili University

Gender in research and teaching contents

Learning objectives

  • Familiarize with basic concepts and definitions about integrating sex and gender in research content. 
  • Provide a general and basic overview of sex and gender dimensions in research 
  • Help to understand the basic concepts of gender and gender mainstreaming and their relevance for research
  • Sensitize on the importance of including the gender dimension into research projects and designing more gender sensitive projects
  • Presenting the main concepts of gender in teaching

Trainers

  • Trine Rogg Korsvik, Senior adviser, Kilden genderresearch.no
  • Mathias Nielsen, Associate professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen
  • Maxime Forest, Gender Expert and Trainer, Yellow Window; Research Associate and lecturer at Sciences Po Paris
  • Vera Regitz-Zagrosek, Senior Professor, Charité, University medicine Berlin
  • Bente Knoll, Managing director of B-NK GmbH Büro für nachhaltige Kompetenz (Consultancy for Sustainable Competence)
  • Sabine Oertelt-Prigione, Professor of Gender in Primary and Transmural Care, Radboud University Medical Center
  • Roger A. Søraa, Researcher at Centre for Technology and Society NTNU & Ruralis
  • Susan Buckingam, Independent researcher & consultant on gender and environmental issues

Gender equality in recruitment and career progression

Learning objectives

  • Getting an overview of the existing imbalances in Research Organisations
  • Recognizing the gender bias in academic recruitment and promotion
  • Learning about positive practices to overcome inequalities in recruitment and promotion
  • Recognizing gender as an excellence marker for research teams

Trainers

  • Maxime Forest, Gender Expert and Trainer, Yellow Window; Research Associate and lecturer at Sciences Po Paris
  • Jadranka Gvozdanovic, Professor, Heidelberg University; Chair of the LERU Group on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Heidi Mertens, Coordinator of the KU Leuven Diversity Policy Office
  • Andrea Bardyn, Advisor at the KU Leuven Diversity Policy Office
  • Sara Clavero, Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Technological University Dublin

Gender balance in leadership and decision-making

Learning objectives

  • Understanding the issues and main concepts regarding gender equality in leadership positions
  • Reflect on the challenges and dilemmas of feminist leadership
  • Familiarise with tools to improve gender balance in your organisation
  • Understanding the role of gender bias in leadership and decision-making
  • Learning about the opportunities and challenges of leading an HEI based on real-life experiences

Trainers

  • Dorottya Rédai, Independent scholar on gender, sexuality and education, Central European University
  • Fiona MacKay, Professor of Politics, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh 
  • Vivian Anette Lagesen, Professor in Science and Technology Studies,  Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Maxime Forest, Gender Expert and Trainer, Yellow Window; Research Associate and lecturer at Sciences Po Paris
  • Yvonne Galligan, Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Professor of Comparative Politics, Technological University Dublin

Work-life balance and organisational culture

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the interrelations  between gender equality, work-life balance, organizational cultures  in academic/research environments​
  • Familiarize with the concepts of Gendered Organizations Theory
  • Know and discuss possible interventions and policies​

TRAINERS

Ana Belén Amil, Gender Equality Officer, Central European University

Jennifer De Vries, Organisational Development Consultant and Gender Strategist, Independent researcher

Tim Muirhead, Director at CSD Network

Building blocks and basic keys to design and implement Gender Equality Plans

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Familiarise with the concept of gender as a horizontal dimension in European Research and Innovation policy frameworks, with a focus on HorizonEurope and the eligibility criterion on GEPs
  • Developing knowledge of the basic steps and key aspects of the Gender Equality Plan requirements with a focus on Horizon Europe programme
  • Learning from a Gender Equality Plan case study

TRAINERS

  • Sara Clavero, Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Technological University Dublin
  • Lorena Pajares, Trainer and gender and development consultant, Complutense University of Madrid
  • Andrea Krizsán, Senior Research Fellow, Democracy Institute Professor at the School of Public Policy and the Gender Studies Department, Central European University
  • Ana Belén Amil, Gender Equality Officer, Central European University
  • Jörg Müller, Senior researcher, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
  • Sergi Yanes, PhD, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

Gender in R&I: Introductory concepts

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Setting a common understanding of the main concepts of gender equality in research
  • Acquire knowledge of the past and current EU framework and policies on gender equality, including Horizon Europe building blocks
  • Familiarise with the concept of institutional change
  • Recognize gender inequalities and structural barriers that persist in academia
  •  Understand intersectional approaches to equality works
  • Learn how to define gender equality indicators and institutionalise your data collection

TRAINERS

  • Lorena Pajares, Trainer and gender and development consultant, Complutense University of Madrid
  • Yvonne Galligan, Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Professor of Comparative Politics, Technological University Dublin
  • Nathalie Wuiame, Independent gender equality consultant, Yellow Window; lecturer at Rennes University 
  • Noirin MacNamara, EDI Analyst in the Equality Diversity and Inclusion Directorate, Technological University Dublin
  • Anne Laure Humbert, Director – Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice, Oxford Brookes University
  • Ana Belén Amil, Gender Equality Officer, Central European University
  • Vasia Madesi, former GE Academy coordinator and gender trainer