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R&I PEERS is a Horizon 2020 project, funded by the European Commission, with the mission of providing “Pilot experiences for improving gender equality in research organisations.”


2nd Multisectoral Conference – The impact of gender equality plans on internal and external stakeholders: Lessons in engagement from the R&I PEERS project

20th April 2021, from 9.30 to 2pm (CEST) on the Zoom platform The purpose of this conference is to disseminate the results and contribution of the R&I Peers project to advance the gender equality in research and innovation in EU. The conference’s topic will dig into what is the real impact of the GEP implementation, being internal …

UNISA’s success in the Women’s history and gender studies course

The course Women’s History and Gender Studies, promoted by the Department of Humanities, responds to UNISA’s GEP key area ‘Integrating gender perspective in research and curricula’. In the academic year 2020-21, the course has registered an increase in enrolled students, passing from 20 of the previous years to 56 of this year. Moreover, the organising …

MIGAL’s female researcher Dr. Dorit Avni, awarded 7.5 million grant for ground-breaking research into inflammatory bowel disease

Dr. Dorit Avni was only one of the MIGAL’s female researchers who participated in the Researchers Course “Champions” for the advancement of women researchers. A course that MIGAL, Galilee Research Institute (MIGAL) a regional mega-R&D centre supported by Israel’s Ministry of Science and Technology, launched in 2019 for improving gender equality in research, thanks to the Gender Equality …


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