Committee for Gender Balance and Diversity in Research (KIF)

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
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

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