Kifinfo: Gender balance and diversity in research

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Diversity report:
The authors of a new report suggest that research institutions must take more responsibility for building an inclusive work community.
September 27, 2022
A new report has identified trends and knowledge gaps in Norwegian scientific publications on gender equality and diversity in research and innovation. According to the report, it is not a given that measures aimed at gender equality are also effective when it comes to ethnic diversity.
September 12, 2022
Over half of all female doctoral students have experienced unwanted sexual attention, reveals a new report from Sweden.
August 30, 2022
Not everyone should take higher education, but every person should have equal rights to education. We need to keep those two ideas in our minds at the same time, believes political scientist Ingvild Reymert.
August 17, 2022
Organizations from 21 countries recently came together under a new project to promote gender equality in European research policy.
June 23, 2022

Film series on action plans for gender equality and diversity

The KIF Committee has made three films about why and how, and the key success factors behind action plans and efforts to promote gender equality.

See the film series: Film series on action plans

Read the news article: KIF Committee launches film series: Action plans for equality

26 October 2022 - 1:00pm to 28 October 2022 - 3:00pm
26 October 2022 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
24 November 2022 - 9:00am to 25 November 2022 - 4:00pm


News from other media

Times Higher Education
September 21, 2022
Institutions should assign a senior university manager to uphold academic freedom in same way as equality is promoted at board level, says report.
Times Higher Education
September 14, 2022
World-first study highlights need for clear sexual harassment policies, suggesting that men became more wary of collaborating with female colleagues.
Times Higher Education
September 8, 2022
Senior lecturer in Islam receives note telling him to ‘go back to where he belongs’ in latest of several menacing incidents.
Times Higher Education
September 7, 2022
Everyday researchers must be promoted equitably and star researchers must be hired equitably, New Zealand study finds.
Times Higher Education
August 26, 2022
Chapters’ severing of campus affiliation predicted to show US sector’s reluctance to challenge ‘Greek life’ abuses.
Times Higher Education
August 18, 2022
Japan ranks low for gender equality and Japanese women have long complained that the domestic demands on them.
Times Higher Education
August 15, 2022
Experts say well-researched tools will be needed to draw more young men into medicine, psychology, dentistry and veterinary studies.
Times Higher Education
August 11, 2022
In some countries, male researchers’ article output appears to have been more adversely affected, according to new study.
Horizon Magazine
July 26, 2022
Jean-Eric Paquet has been at the helm of the Horizon programme and DG Research and Innovation for the past four years.
European Commission
July 14, 2022
Today, the Commission launches the EU Award for Gender Equality Champions, a new prize.
Times Higher Education
July 10, 2022
Male students at university in Iceland tended to rate their female teachers lower than male counterparts in both teaching and course organisation.
The Washington Post
July 8, 2022
First-generation academics were always rare. Now they’re vanishing.
Times Higher Education
June 30, 2022
UUK letter to minister says it is ‘unclear what evidence is available’ to back claim that external schemes threaten free speech and requests meeting.
Times Higher Education
June 28, 2022
Parisian professor says hers is the first to appoint a selection committee by lot, an approach that should be taken up nationwide.
Times Higher Education
June 27, 2022
English institutions told to ‘reflect carefully’ on whether initiatives such as Race Equality Charter are in conflict with duty to uphold free speech.