Plotina has been presented in the programme “Ahoz aho” on the ETB1 channel of the Basque public television broadcaster (ETB).
The presenter Ilaski Serrano asked the show’s scientific guest Ana Galarraga about the Plotina project, and Ana spoke about its main objectives and key aspects.
The presenter expressed interest in the project and promised to offer it the chance to participate in a round table discussion on a later programme.
PLOTINA project needs three external reviewers of the Gender Equality Plans’ progress.
The overall objective of PLOTINA is to enable the development, implementation and assessment of self-tailored #Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) with innovative and sustainable strategies for the Research Performing Organizations (RPOs) involved. The progress made by the PLOTINA RPOs, in terms of governance of #gender equality policies, strategies and processes, gender equality in recruitment, career progression and pay, work and personal life integration, and gender/sex variable insertion in research activities and teaching throughout the duration of the project will assessed in two iterations.
In order to
Plotina RPOs partner Mondragon Unibertsitatea echoes the Plotina project in its online television channel, with a report on its general aims, and specifically, telling about the activities carried out within the university related to gender equality.
On January 22 and 23, 2018, PLOTINA attended at Kings College London the Network Meeting for experts and practitioners of GENERA project, the Gender Equality Network in the European Research Area.
The aim of the Workshop is to discuss up-to-date evidence and best practice for GEP design and implementation in physics research organisations and to establish the genera network as a platform for exchanging experiences, good practice, and enabling mutual learning to achieve systematic and systemic improvement in gender equality and human capital development conditions in physics.
Sharing experiences of the first year of implementing Gender Equality Plans in Research Performing Organisations
The PLOTINA Project Istanbul meeting was held at the Özyeğin University from January 10 to 12, 2018.
On Wednesday 10th the workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation presented by Maria Schwarz-Woelzl from ZSI was held. Its purpose was to discuss the lessons learned from the data collection and insertion into the Gender Equality Plans (GEP), and anticipate the upcoming steps.
On Thursday 11th the first periodical thematic workshop on the GEP implementation was held. Before starting with the hands-on work, Maria Mantini Satta from Progetto Donna e Diversity Management gave a Summary presentation
Throughout the morning 34 people belonging to the Governing Councils, Management Boards and Equality Teams of the 4 faculties that make up the Mondragon University participated in a working session on equality guided by Elhuyar.
During this session an explanation was provided on the nature of the PLOTINA project, which they are participating in, the data extracted from the diagnosis made by the University were analysed, and so were the actions that are set to be carried out over a 4-year period as part of the specified equality plan, and there
Definitions on Gender Equality, Work-Personal Life Integration and Culture have been agreed to ensure that all partners have a similar ‘working’ language with a common understanding of the concepts within the PLOTINA project. The following lexicon includes concepts the defining of which is important for the purposes of this project. It is not intended to be a comprehensive dictionary for experts but a working language for PLOTINA and its resulting impact on the active STEMM and non-STEMM academic communities.
The Consortium is aware that the definitions adopted are not perfect for