Oihane Lakar8 Mar, 2017

International Women’s day event- Warwick Medical School


Dr. Charikleia Tzanakou was invited for a talk on the International Women’s Day at Warwick Medical School. Dr.Tzanakou presented the PLOTINA Project as part of her talk while she highlighted the importance of integrating sex/gender analysis in medical research and teaching curricula.

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Oihane Lakar3 Feb, 2017

Gender equality in higher education: a view from a social scientist

Dr. Charikleia Tzanakou was invited to contribute a blog from the Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC) Network. Her blog provides a social science perspective on gender equality in higher education. You can read her blog here.

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Manex Urruzola2 Feb, 2017


On January 30, 2017, the Unit of Women’s Studies and Problems in Academia, which is a branch of the Council of Higher Education (CoHE) in Turkey, held a meeting in Ankara titled “Convention of Women’s Studies Centers in Universities.” As the PLOTINA team at Özyeğin University (OzU), we attended this convention which was primarily aimed at evaluating the plans and

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Manex Urruzola26 Jan, 2017

GARCIA thematic event

Ljubljana, 18 January 2017

PLOTINA was invited to present its activities at thematic event of the project GARCIA: Gendering the Academy and Research: combating Career Instability and Asymmetries.

The event was titled “Gender Equality in Science? Early Career Female Researchers”. Its aim was to discuss gender asymmetry in structural mechanisms and everyday practices in early stage researchers’ career. In addition, the event

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Oihane Lakar14 Jan, 2017

Workshop on integrating sex/gender analysis in research and teaching at University of Warwick.

Professor Alison Rodger and Dr. Charikleia Tzanakou organised and delivered a Workshop on integrating sex/gender analysis in research and teaching at University of Warwick in January 11-13, 2017 as part of the PLOTINA Consortium meeting. This workshop was an introduction into sex/gender analysis methods in research raising disciplinary aspects of conducting research in various disciplinary environments.

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Manex Urruzola6 Dec, 2016

GenPORT: an Internet portal for sharing knowledge and inspiring collaborative action on gender and science.

This online portal aims at:

Providing co-ordinated access to resources on gender, science, technology and innovation, Increasing their visibility, accessibility and usability by classifying and organising them according to stakeholders’ needs, Promoting exchange of experiences and COLLABORATION Making the portal and the community of practice sustainable for current and future users.

On this portal, you can find different types of content: articles, policy documents, toolkits,

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Manex Urruzola6 Dec, 2016


One of the first action of the project was to agree definitions on Gender Equality, Work-Life Balance and Culture to ensure that all partners have a similar ‘working’ language with a common understanding of the concepts within the PLOTINA project.

The methodology and the agreed definitions of te above cited concepts can all be found in the Deliverable 3.1, ready for

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Manex Urruzola29 Nov, 2016

Press release

Promoting Gender Equality in Academia and Research The PLOTINA Project


In the European Union, gender balance has been achieved amongst PhD Graduates. Indeed, in 2012, women made up 40% to 60% of PhD Graduates in every European country. However, the under-representation of women in research positions and senior academic ranks is still persistent. In 2011, women in the EU accounted for only
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Manex Urruzola21 Nov, 2016

The 9th Gender Summit Edition

This document illustrates the overall objective, the workpackages and the tools of the PLOTINA Project. It contains an explanation of the first case study on gendered research on food. Together with a poster, it was used to present the project during the Gender Summit on 8/9 November in Brussels. The Gender Summit is a platform for dialogue between scientists, policy makers, gender scholars and key

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