PLOTINA Seminar on “Gender in Research and Development” at Özyeğin University’s Sectoral Orienteering Event
The 9th annual Özyeğin University Sectoral Orienteering (SO), one of the flagship events organized by the ÖzU Sectoral Education and Professional Development team, took place between 25 February – 1 March, 2019 at the Çekmeköy Campus.
The event brought together the leading names of the business world with ÖzU students around many different activities such as sectoral talks,
PLOTINA was invited to ACT 1st International Synergy Conference on 25th February 2019 in Brussels and Maria Mantini Satta for Progetto Donna Italy and Mojca Dusica Zajc for National Chemistry Institute of Slovenia have taken part to the Conference and given their contribution to the consultation sessions on the initial Community of Practice setups and support scenarios.
ACT is a Horizon
In accordance with its Gender Equality Plan, Özyeğin University has launched a series of Gender Equality Awareness seminars and workshops for academic and administrative staff. Covering the period between mid-February and mid-Fall semester of the 2019-2020 Academic Year, these seminars and workshops will be held with 7 groups of administrative personnel and directors, and 15 groups of faculty
Charikleia Tzanakou PLOTINA team member from the Department of Politics and International Studies of the University of Warwick has recently published a piece of research in the journal Gender, Work & Organization together with Ruth Pearce, researcher at the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds.
The article, entitled “Moderate feminism within or against the neoliberal university? The example
Mondragon Unibertsitatea held a course on inclusive language on 11 January 2019. This training was organized within the training sessions that have been proposed based on the equality plan for Mondragon Unibertsitatea that has been designed within the PLOTINA project.
Apart from people from the field of communication in the 4 faculties that make up Mondagon Unibertsitatea, collaborators from different companies
Özyeğin University organised a panel entitled “Gender Mainstreaming Actions and Plans of Universities in Turkey” on 13 December 2018, which was held jointly with the Turkey office of European Women Rectors Association (EWORA) following their meeting on the same day. The panel was chaired by Özyeğin University Rector Esra Gençtürk and included invited speakers from four universities in Turkey –
Best practices from the PLOTINA Gender Equality Plan in the University of Warwick: Academic Returners Fellowship Scheme
The University of Warwick shows some good practices they have developed for other institutions to consider adopting them on their own institution.
This video highlights is the academic returners fellowship scheme, an scheme designed for those researchers returning from a significant period of parental leave, which provides a financial support, so they can have a period of time to readjust and