Oihane Lakar27 Oct, 2017

Gender in Physics Day (GiPD)

On October 23 and 24, 2017, a Gender in Physics Day (GiPD) took place in La Laguna, Tenerife, organized by the GENERA project.

The aim of the Gender-in-Physics Days is to analyse the implementation of innovative activities towards gender equality identifying gaps, barriers, as well as best practices. These events pursue the goal of gender equality in Research Performing Organizations and Research

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Manex Urruzola3 Oct, 2017

Promoting and supporting gender equality in research and academia: the work of EIGE

On 26 – 27 September, EIGE met with gender equality stakeholders in Ljubljana to support the advancement of gender equality. EIGE presented its methods and tools that Slovenian colleagues could use to monitor & progress gender equality, such as the Gender Equality Index, Gender Statistics Database and Gender Mainstreaming Platform.

There was also a presentation of Plotina Project in the event.


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Manex Urruzola2 Oct, 2017

PLOTINA at European Researcher Night 2017

The PLOTINA Unibo Team, together with the Center for gender and education studies, have participated at the European Researcher Night 2017, with the PLOTINA GAME, a game focused on career good practices and role models for women, with pictures and history of women scientists, researcher and academics. Participants had to find the same pictures in two different decks of cards

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Manex Urruzola28 Sep, 2017

The University of Bologna has published its Gender Equality Plan

The University of Bologna has published its Gender Equality Plan (GEP) that includes actions to “identify and implement innovative strategies to promote cultural change and equal opportunities in Universities and Research Centers” (European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE).

Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna has supported the formulation of the GEP in the context of the PLOTINA Project, referring also to

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Manex Urruzola27 Sep, 2017

Conference “Frau trifft Alter” (Woman meets age)

On September 27, 2017, PLOTINA attended a conference on “Women meets Age: Health Between Rollers, Age and Invisibility” organized by the Vienna Women’s Health Program.

The interdisciplinary conference focused on the prevalence of negative age stereotypes and skeletal stereotypes as well as their effects on the health of women.

Women are “made old” by society at a young age. The devaluation of women

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Manex Urruzola19 Sep, 2017

Integrating sex and gender in research and scientific journals

The PLOTINA workshop “Integrating Sex and Gender in Research and Scientific Journals” was held at the University of Bologna on September 11 and 12, 2017.

The workshop “Training the trainers in the Integration of Sex and Gender Variables in Research” took place on Monday 11th with the participation of Elizabeth Pollitzer, director of PORTIA Gender and Science.

On Tuesday 12th the workshop

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Manex Urruzola8 Sep, 2017

STEM Gender Equality Congress (SGEC)

On June 8th and 9th, 2017, the STEM Gender Equality Congress was held in Berlin, which focuses on good case studies and important policy developments regarding gender equality in STEM.

This event provides an opportunity for networking and sharing practices with delegates on addressing the same challenges in towards advancement of gender equality in STEM. The PLOTINA Project was invited to

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Manex Urruzola19 Jun, 2017

Gender Power


La carriera scientifica resta ancora una riserva maschile. Al sorpasso delle donne sugli uomini nell’istruzionenonè,infatti,seguitoquellonelleprofessioniaccademiche. Ma le storie di 10 alumnae Bocconi dimostrano che la strada è sempre meno in salita.

Sin dall’antichità molte donne si sono occupate di scien- za, ma sono state per un lungo periodo delle eccezioni e le loro vite paragonabili a quelle di eroine mitiche. Una
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