Published on 2017-02-05 11:45
Published on 2016-12-20 13:58
All FESTA handbooks, toolkits and reports can be downloaded under the menu in the left side of this webpage: FESTA Documents. Please browse and download. Tools and handbooks FESTA Career Training Programme Handbook: Gender sensitive design of criteria and recruitment, appointment and promotion processes (Deliverable 5.1.2.) Web tool: Toolkit: Gender sensitive PhD supervision (Deliverable 6.2.) Report: Toolkit: Gender sensitive PhD supervision (Deliverable 6.2.) Resistance...
Published on 2016-12-20 13:27
This is a supervisor toolkit for gender sensitive PhD supervision.
Published on 2016-12-12 14:27
Individual Awareness Raising: research, development and implementation of training activities in four European universities. To raise gender awareness at an individual level, specifically among early- and mid- level women academics, research was undertaken in four universities, one each in Bulgaria, Denmark, Ireland and Turkey, to understand the differences in men and women’s career trajectories. Overall, 106 men and women at early-, mid- and senior levels in the four case study...
Published on 2016-12-05 11:42
Guidelines for designing and implementing changes in informal decision-making and communication processes to improve transparency and inclusivity The theme of this report is informal decision-making and communication processes. It aims to propose policy changes that might impact such processes when their informal nature represents obstacles hindering their inclusivity and transparency. The report illustrates the way we designed and implemented changes in the target institutions detailing each...
Published on 2016-12-05 11:37
One of the focus areas of the FESTA project is to give a deeper understanding of resistance that emerges during processes of change when gender equality policies are implemented in such institutions. To that end, the project undertakes the recording and analysis of the resistance incidents encountered by the partner institutions during the course of FESTA. Using 31 of the narratives of such incidents this handbook aims to summarize what barriers have been experienced along the process of change...
Published on 2016-06-14 15:17
The 7th and 8th of November 2016 the FESTA and GARCIA projects end with a joint final conference. The event is going to be an extraordinary occasion to illustrate and compare the actions taken and the results obtained within two major sister projects concerned with gender equality in the academia, and to launch a broader discussion on gender equality initiatives at the EU level, focussing on their effectiveness and possible future developments. Learn more here.
Published on 2016-06-14 15:05
Although women now make up more than half of the students and fifty percent of the entrance level academic staff in Irish public universities, four-fifths of those at professorial level and in senior management are men. For Professor Pat O’Connor, such patterns ultimately reflect a kind of gender colonisation that is unacceptable in publicly funded organisations. Sustained research by Professor O’Connor, University of Limerick on gender equality within the Higher Education Sector in...
Published on 2016-03-09 15:38
A Swedish FESTA conference is coming up on June 8 in the town of Uppsala. The name of the conference is "genus i forskningsanslag".
Published on 2016-01-18 10:24
The two EU projects FESTA and GARCIA will host a joint conference in Bruxelles in the 7-8 November 2016. You can learn more about the conference at this website:


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