Kristin Aukland

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
The new KIF Committee has been appointed, and for the first time it has a leader team from both a university and a research institute.
March 29, 2022
Why is it a good idea to draw up action plans for gender equality and diversity, and how should one do it? Learn more in these new films.
January 13, 2022
The top five news articles in 2020 deal with topics such as sexual harassment, discrimination, COVID-19's effect on scientific productivity, and new EU demands for gender equality plans.
January 7, 2021
Check out our top five most read news articles in 2019 about implicit bias, academic protests, publication and gender, climate crisis and sexual harassment.
January 8, 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
Most read in 2018
Sexual harassment, the #MeToo movement, a radical suggestion to improve the gender balance among Nobel candidates, and the problem with white campuses. Read our top ten news articles from 2018.
January 7, 2019
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
Are you interested in male gender quotas, diversity management or why the Danes are at the bottom in gender equality in the Nordic region? Check out our top ten most read news articles.
January 4, 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
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
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
Is the institute where you work going to be restructured or will the entire university college be merged with another institution? The KIF Committee has now prepared a guide with advice on how you can work with gender and diversity during restructuring processes.
December 20, 2016
All research institutions that work with gender balance and diversity should be familiar with the KIF Committee.
September 10, 2016
The KIF Committees opinion:
The Norwegian Government has recommended consolidating the Gender Equality Act and three anti-discrimination laws into a joint anti-discrimination act. According to the KIF Committee, there are several reasons why this is not an ideal proposal.
June 24, 2016

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