While Norwegian Centres of Excellence are at the cutting edge of research, they are low on gender balance. Many believe the centres should be role models in gender balance and diversity.
September 8, 2020
For the first time ever, preventing sexual harassment is a main goal in the University of Oslo’s action plan for gender equality.
May 23, 2018
Just a handful of Nobel Laureates are women, and the Abel Prize has been awarded only to men. What is needed to eradicate the gender differences in awards for outstanding research?
May 9, 2018
Ever wondered what it takes to achieve a gender balanced and diverse staff? In academia, the most knowledge-intensive sector in society, the answers are hard to find. In this podcast, the experts discuss barriers and offer solutions.
November 29, 2017
A good diversity manager views differences as a resource, and is aware that employees may need adaptations, according to a Norwegian researcher.
October 18, 2017
Curt Rice:
Gender equality as an advantage in the increasingly tough international competition for research funding will be one of the topics at the KIF Committee’s conference on gender equality and diversity in Nordic research. The conference will be held in November.
October 2, 2017
The Research Council of Norway wants more women at the helm of the Centres of Excellence. But the centres themselves are afraid of losing the competition for funding if they choose a female director.
June 15, 2017
In the previous funding round for the Centres of Excellence (SFF) scheme, 23 percent of the centre directors were women. In this year’s round, no women will be directing the SFF centres on their own.
April 25, 2017
The University of Agder is now requiring its new upper-level managers to have competency in gender equality, based on a model from NTNU – and other institutions are considering following suit.
February 7, 2017
Specific advice on how to increase diversity in academia is now being developed – but there is no “one-size-fits-all” solution.
December 12, 2016