New report: International study on gender equality in research



For the Danish Council for Research and Innovation (DFiR), Oxford Research Denmark has conducted an international study on gender equality in research that covers Finland, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Austria. The purpose of the study was to examine how other European countries are working to increase the number of women in research and to integrate the gender dimension in research.


The study shows that national legislation or national requirements are present in the countries where we see the biggest progress when it comes to increasing the proportion of female professors. The analysis also shows a tendency over the last few years, of initiatives moving from a "fixing the women" approach (for example initiatives targeting women such as female network, mentor programmes and economic grants for women) to a "fixing the institution" focusing on the framework conditions and the breaking down of gender bias in appointment procedures, tenure track systems and the composition of recruitment committees.

 

Based on the analysis, DFiR has given a debriefing on the analysis to the Danish Minister of Education and Research in the report 'An international perspective on gender and equality challenges in research'.

 

Both publications are available on DFiR's website: http://ufm.dk/aktuelt/nyheder/2015/et-internationalt-perspektiv-pa-kons-og-ligestillingsudfordringer-i-forskningen

20-10-2015


  • Research within EU

    Workshop on impact of EU programmes

  • Cluster Course 2017

    Cluster Management Course in Denmark in October

  • Refugees

    Labour market integration of refugees

  • Match-fixing

    Regional Seminar in Copenhagen

  • PHS policies

    Measuring and monitoring impact of PHS policies

  • Venture Capital

    New report from the European Commission

  • Match-fixing

    Keep crime out of sport

  • Horizon 2020

    Perceptions of smart, green and integrated transports.

  • Gender Equality

    New report: International study on gender equality in research

  • Lunch Vouchers

    New study finds that lunch vouchers have a positive impact on the Finnish economy.

  • Eurofound

    Read an article about the AMO-reform

  • Gender Equality

    New Nordic study on Gender Mainstreaming just published

  • Danish CVET

    Oxford Research continues to support the Fund for Further Education in CZ

  • Data centers

    "Finland's Giant Data Center Opportunity" was handed to Prime Minister Stubb

  • Maritime cluster

    Oxford Research helps city of Helsinki to develop smart maritime technology cluster

  • Gender Equality

    Oxford Research selected as national correspondent by EIGE

  • Impact assessment

    OR conducting new Ex post study

  • Health care in EU

    Eurofound presented recently a report on the financial crisis and their impact on

  • SME participation

    New report on SME participation in FP7

  • Cluster Development

    Egyptian Renewable Energy Cluster Initiative

  • Palestine

    Sustainable Enterprise Development in Palestine

  • Open Government

    Oxford Research will evaluate Finland's progress on the OGP action plan

  • Vint Cerf

    Oxford Research and Google took a look into the future of the internet