Committee for Gender Balance and Diversity in Research (KIF)

OPINION:
We have three main messages for the future of the European Research Area (ERA), writes chair of the Norwegian Committee for Gender Balance and Diversity in Research (KIF Committee), Curt Rice, in this opinion.
May 5, 2020
KIF Committee members:
The KIF Committee believes that gender balance and ethnic diversity are crucial to finding good solutions to major societal challenges.
December 17, 2019
The results of the national survey on bullying and harassment in Norway’s higher education sector are finally in. But the reasons why harassment occurs remain unclear, according to the Committee for Gender Balance and Diversity in Research.
September 23, 2019
The Ministry of Education and Research will nonetheless assess whether a greater focus on gender balance and the gender dimension is needed in the EU’s new research programme. The Research Council and the KIF Committee are cautiously optimistic.
July 24, 2018
The Research Council of Norway and the Committee for Gender Balance and Diversity in Research have written a letter to the Ministry of Education and Research. Their message is clear: Don’t forget gender equality.
April 16, 2018
The KIF Committee:
Minister of Children and Equality Linda Hofstad Helleland recently held an input meeting on the #MeToo movement. The KIF Committee has eight recommendations for the minister about the work to prevent sexual harassment.
March 6, 2018
We are a long way from closing the gender gap among Nobel Laureates. Curt Rice, Rector of the Oslo Metropolitan University and Chair of the KIF Committee, explained his solution for this to the Nobel Foundation in Sweden last week.
February 13, 2018
Both the new members and mandate are in place for the Committee for Gender Balance and Diversity in Research for 2018–2021. The current committee members will serve until the end of 2017.
December 13, 2017
Leadership training on gender and diversity, a pilot study on the working environment, a job promotion project and a gender balance prize are just a few of the measures planned for the future.
March 28, 2017
KIF has presented universities and university colleges with a practical tool to use in their restructuring efforts to ensure gender balance and diversity.
March 23, 2017

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