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Science Europe Practical Guide to Improving Gender Equality in Research Organisations

Publication date: 
7 February 2017 (UK time)

Science Europe has published today a practical guide entitled 'Improving Gender Equality in Research Organisations'. The document builds on the results of the survey conducted by Science Europe among 47 Member Organisations concerning practices on indicators and measures to avoid unconscious bias against researchers of any discipline, gender and age. The guide is structured around three crucial issues:

  • How to Avoid Unconscious Bias in Peer Review Processes;
  • How to Monitor Gender Equality;
  • How to improve Grant Management Practises.

The document aims to enable mutual learning between research organisations in Europe. It sets out good practice examples and guides the further development of context specific approaches.

Science Europe Workshop on Improving Gender Equality in Research Organisations

On 28 February, in Brussels, Science Europe will hold a workshop to launch its new practical guide on 'Improving Gender Equality in Research Organisations'. It is organised by the Science Europe Working Group on Gender and Diversity and more information and registration is available on the event website.

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