“It’s both surprising and not really that big a revelation that everyday racism is fairly similar whether you work in academia or anywhere else,” says Mona Abdel-Fadil, researcher at the Norwegian Center for Holocaust and Minority Studies.
November 11, 2022
How common is it to be a first-generation academic in Norway? According to researchers in the field, we do not know, because there is so little research on social backgrounds in academia.
October 21, 2022
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
New light has been shed on the long-held myth that female researchers have a publishing problem. It now appears clear that publishing points are far more a matter of one’s academic field and position level, not gender.
May 30, 2022
How will gender equality efforts in the research sector evolve as we take more and more groups into consideration?
April 26, 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
Even though more women researchers are coming from abroad than before, it is often more difficult for a woman to move her family to Norway, asserts researcher Ingvild Reymert.
March 8, 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
Check out our top five most read news articles about COVID-19, the recruitment of top researchers, foreign researchers in Norway and a technology professor with two gender equality awards.
January 7, 2022
Now there are more women researchers at Norwegian research institutions than before, but women still hold only one-third of the highest researcher positions.
December 16, 2021
Foreign women have flocked to temporary researcher positions in the Nordic countries. Without these women there might have been far fewer female post-docs in Norway and Sweden.
November 22, 2021
How do we ensure that the best candidate for a professorship is hired, while still securing gender balance and diversity? A new study shows how committees that hire professors struggle to meet different expectations.
October 22, 2021
“I felt that now I need to give something back,” says Letizia Jaccheri. She was named this year’s ODA Awards Woman and recently won a gender equality award at NTNU.
September 3, 2021
Ulf Sverdrup, Director of NUPI, is seeking talented researchers among students with immigrant backgrounds. He is calling for a new diversity programme.
August 17, 2021
When universities and university colleges look to increase their ethnic diversity, they often choose the path of internationalization. “In Norway, we are by no means done discussing what diversity really means,” says Beret Bråten.
June 16, 2021
A new survey report reveals that many Norwegian research institutes lack action plans and that no universities are satisfied with their efforts to increase ethnic diversity.
May 19, 2021