Oihane Lakar13 Dec, 2018

Equality in the selection process of people

On December 4th, Mondragon University has given a course about the equality in the selection process of people for the responsible of this activity in the University. The election process has to be done by following some rules, with this, the equality between women and men is guaranteed.

This action was part of a group of formative actions planned in the

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Oihane Lakar3 Dec, 2018

PLOTINA Project Meeting. Welcome by president of ISEG Clara Raposo

The PLOTINA Project Lisbon meeting was held at the Lisbon School of Economics and Management (ISEG) from November 28 to 30, 2018.

The welcoming ceremony of the meeting was presided over by Professor Clara Raposo, the ISEG president and first woman to be appointed to the position in that academic institution, whose history spans more than 100 years.

On November 28, the

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Oihane Lakar23 Nov, 2018

Conference on Gender Equality Mechanisms and Examples of Institutionalization in Universities

On November 9th, 2018 Özyeğin Üniversity’s PLOTINA Project team participated in the Conference on Gender Equality Mechanisms and Examples of Institutionalization in Universities. Organized by SUGender and Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Istanbul Office, the conference featured 4 panels and an Open Session.

In the first panel, Zeynep Gülru Göker from Sabanci University and Aslı Polatdemir from the University of Bremen presented the

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Oihane Lakar7 Nov, 2018

Progress by the MU-Mondragon University in Gender Equality

During 2018 the Plotina RPO partner Mondragon University has achieved several advances in Gender Equality, including internal regulation changes, new protocols, training and awareness-raising initiatives.

The first training course for everyone involved in recruitment processes at the MU took place on 31/05/2018 and was very successful. The 26 participants provided very positive feedback about the course, giving a score of 4.7 (out of

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Oihane Lakar30 Oct, 2018

PLOTINA Summer School: How to be a peer reviewer

The PLOTINA Summer School on How to be a Peer Reviewer took place at the University of Warwick, 10-14th of September 2018. The Summer School targeted PhD candidates and early career researchers and we had an overwhelming response with 70 participants registering for this event.

The objectives of the Summer School were: to understand what different review processes entail (e.g. article reviews, funding

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Oihane Lakar1 Oct, 2018

PLOTINA Summer School at the University of Warwick

The PLOTINA Summer School on How to be a Peer Reviewer took place at the University of Warwick, 10-14th of September 2018. The Summer School targeted PhD candidates and early career researchers and we had an overwhelming response with 70 participants registering for this event.

The objectives of the Summer School were: to understand what different review processes entail

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Oihane Lakar25 Sep, 2018

Contrasting gender biases in the evaluation and recruitment of professors and researchers

The evaluation, selection and recruitment processes should follow objectivity, fairness and transparency criteria in each Research Performing Organization (RPO). Evaluation commissions should base their decisions only on quality and must guarantee the equal treatment to all candidates/applicants, irrespective of sex and gender, nationality and ethnicity, sexual orientations, religion and disabilities. The Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna (UNIBO) aims at promoting

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Oihane Lakar13 Jul, 2018

Still a young woman on the top of sensory research

Camilla Cattaneo, PhD student in Food Systems at University of Milan (tutor: Ella Pagliarini), has been selected as the Awardee of the Sensory Sciences Scholarship (15000 $) for the academic year of 2018/2019.  Applicants for the scholarship must be enrolled in a PhD. Program such as Food Science, Nutrition, Psychology or Physiology. The planned or on-going dissertation research must be on a

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Oihane Lakar3 Jul, 2018

Özyeğin University has published its Gender Equality Plan

Özyeğin University has published its Gender Equality Plan (GEP), and has supported its formulation in the context of its commitment to the Agenda 2030 issued by the United Nations to contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development.

The GEP includes actions to reach the previous objectives and responds to the guidelines of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) as it aims to

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