Published on 2012-09-05 10:31
How can we raise awareness of integrating the capacity of the entire research work force and into the research environments? FESTA aims at raising awareness on gender equality issues in Higher Education and research organisations. In regard to its outputs and outcomes, FESTA will develop findings/insights driven messages as FESTA actions are carefully analyzed in regard to the contextual success and failure factors. FESTA will come out with a variety of measures which research environments in...
Published on 2012-08-07 08:03
The European Commission has launched the initiative: Women in Research and Innovation. The campaign "Science - it's a girl thing" was launched to encourage girls to study science-related subjects and to engage young women in research careers. Women remain largely under-represented in the science, technology and research fields in Europe, which constitutes a huge waste of talent. The campaign will challenge stereotypes on science and show young people, especially girls and young...
Published on 2012-08-01 15:08
FESTA is concerned with implementing changes in the working environment of academic researchers, to encourage female researchers to stay and make a career in the academy and to create organizational environments where their competence is valued and fostered. In particular, we address the working environment of researchers in the lower levels of their careers, to make it possible for them to advance to the ranks of highest scientific expertise. The different partner institutions will take...
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