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    Portuguese Romanian Russian Serbian Slovak Slovenian Spanish Swedish Turkish Ukrainian Urdu Welsh Yiddish Home Overview Structure Patrons Stakeholders Gender Statement Consortium About Portia Testimonials Consensus Seminars Recommendations Report Participants Seminar Briefing Documents Capacity Building Workshops Advancing Excellence in Science through Gender Equality Advancing RTD through Gender Fair Recruitment and Retention Strategies Gender Stereotypes and Gendered Attitudes in the Assessment of Women s Work Valorisation Symposia Ireland Poland European Gender Summits EGS 2012 EGS 2011 Contact Downloads Home Welcome to the home of genSET gender in science Dialogue and Action for Gender Equality Research Excellence in European Science genSET is an innovative project aiming to improve the excellence of European science through inclusion of the gender dimension in research and science knowledge making It is a forum for sustainable dialogue between European science leaders science stakeholder institutions gender experts and science strategy decision makers to help implement effective overall gender strategies The funding for genSET was initially from the European Commission FP7 programme The EC phase of the project ended in March 2012 and genSET continues as a programme run by Portia Ltd The Gender Summits were established as part of the project and continue to run as a platform supporting

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  • genSET Gender in Science | Overview | Overview
    of Women s Work Valorisation Symposia Ireland Poland European Gender Summits EGS 2012 EGS 2011 Contact Downloads Overview genSET creates a forum for sustainable dialogue between science leaders gender experts stakeholder scientific institutions and science strategy decision makers It has five priority focus areas where gender inequalities and biases disadvantage women s participation in science science knowledge making research process recruitment and retention assessment of women s work and science excellence value system genSET has a particular vision of bringing gender into science This vision is based on extensive research evidence and recognition that the science community and gender experts have to create a new understanding of the impact on scientific excellence The knowledge resources produced in genSET and all the supporting research references are all available on this site for download genSET improves individual and collective capacity for action to increase women s participation in science It develops practical ways to incorporate gender knowledge and gender mainstreaming expertise into European science institutions Under the FP7 phase these activities included innovative Consensus Seminars of gender experts and European science leaders Capacity Building Workshops for over 100 scientific institutions and Valorisation Symposia engaging scientists and decision makers at national level As with many European projects the FP7 genSET project plan included a final conference In partnership with one of first organisations to become patron of genSET The European Science Foundation the final conference was hugely expanded and the European Gender Summit series was established The European Gender Summits are based on the vision of genSET under the overarching theme of Quality Research and innovation through Quality and bring together eminent speakers from research policy industry and initiatives from across the world in dialogue to better understand gender s role in science and innovation excellence the latest programmes and initiatives and to

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  • genSET Gender in Science | Structure | Overview
    English Albanian Arabic Armenian Azerbaijani Basque Belarusian Bulgarian Catalan Chinese Simplified Chinese Traditional Croatian Czech Danish Dutch Estonian Filipino Finnish French Galician Georgian German Greek Haitian Creole Hebrew Hindi Hungarian Icelandic Irish Italian Latvian Lithuanian Macedonian Maltese Norwegian Polish Portuguese Romanian Russian Serbian Slovak Slovenian Spanish Swedish Turkish Ukrainian Urdu Welsh Yiddish Home Overview Structure Patrons Stakeholders Gender Statement Consortium About Portia Testimonials Consensus Seminars Recommendations Report Participants Seminar Briefing

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  • genSET Gender in Science | Patrons | Overview
    Symposia Ireland Poland European Gender Summits EGS 2012 EGS 2011 Contact Downloads Javascript is required to use GTranslate free translator translation delivery network Select Language English Albanian Arabic Armenian Azerbaijani Basque Belarusian Bulgarian Catalan Chinese Simplified Chinese Traditional Croatian Czech Danish Dutch Estonian Filipino Finnish French Galician Georgian German Greek Haitian Creole Hebrew Hindi Hungarian Icelandic Irish Italian Latvian Lithuanian Macedonian Maltese Norwegian Polish Portuguese Romanian Russian Serbian Slovak Slovenian Spanish Swedish Turkish Ukrainian Urdu Welsh Yiddish Home Overview Structure Patrons Stakeholders Gender Statement Consortium About Portia Testimonials Consensus Seminars Recommendations Report Participants Seminar Briefing Documents Capacity Building Workshops Advancing Excellence in Science through Gender Equality Advancing RTD through Gender Fair Recruitment and Retention Strategies Gender Stereotypes and Gendered Attitudes in the Assessment of Women s Work Valorisation Symposia Ireland Poland European Gender Summits EGS 2012 EGS 2011 Contact Downloads Patrons The goals of genSET are recognised as important to European science through the patronage of leading pan European institutions Their aim is to signal to the science community that the gender dimension is an important issue for scientific value Patrons demonstrate their commitment to this principle through their influence at strategic and policy levels Patrons play a key role

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  • genSET Gender in Science | Stakeholders | Overview
    Welsh Yiddish Home Overview Structure Patrons Stakeholders Gender Statement Consortium About Portia Testimonials Consensus Seminars Recommendations Report Participants Seminar Briefing Documents Capacity Building Workshops Advancing Excellence in Science through Gender Equality Advancing RTD through Gender Fair Recruitment and Retention Strategies Gender Stereotypes and Gendered Attitudes in the Assessment of Women s Work Valorisation Symposia Ireland Poland European Gender Summits EGS 2012 EGS 2011 Contact Downloads Stakeholders genSET stakeholders are science institutions from across 10 sectors Their role in the project is to increase their capacity to take action on gender For this genSET has created three Capacity Building Workshops each of which will provide extensive mentorship in developing effective gender action plans implementable within their institutions Stakeholders have access to gender experts who can advise on the recommendations of the Consensus Report and research evidence resources They are involved in the dialogue with Gender Experts and in dissemination activities Stakeholders Institutions Institutional Representatives European universities and university research centres Trustees vice chancellors rectors university presidents deans and department chairs senior academics or the persons nominated by them Cross European professional and learned societies and science academies Decision makers responsible for key institutional functions such as education funding diversity public engagement

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  • genSET Gender in Science | Gender Statement | Overview
    Hebrew Hindi Hungarian Icelandic Irish Italian Latvian Lithuanian Macedonian Maltese Norwegian Polish Portuguese Romanian Russian Serbian Slovak Slovenian Spanish Swedish Turkish Ukrainian Urdu Welsh Yiddish Home Overview Structure Patrons Stakeholders Gender Statement Consortium About Portia Testimonials Consensus Seminars Recommendations Report Participants Seminar Briefing Documents Capacity Building Workshops Advancing Excellence in Science through Gender Equality Advancing RTD through Gender Fair Recruitment and Retention Strategies Gender Stereotypes and Gendered Attitudes in the Assessment of Women s Work Valorisation Symposia Ireland Poland European Gender Summits EGS 2012 EGS 2011 Contact Downloads Gender Statement Clarification of the genSET position on Gender in Science 1 The genSET Consortium recognises that there are several different perspectives and theories on gender and that gender research and gender experts come from different intellectual traditions biological social psychological political etc 2 We also acknowledge that the relevance and usefulness of gender research findings will vary depending on the target of the intended gender mainstreaming activities Relying on just one type of explanation is not sufficient because complex interplay between different factors can contribute to biases and inequalities in science 3 The support measures created by genSET to increase institutional capacity for gender mainstreaming actions champion the view that 3 1 Although more comprehensive explanations of the nature and consequences of the observed inequalities and biases in the position of women and men in science may not be available at present this does not mean that such inequalities and biases should be accepted as the norm 3 2 There is ample and persuasive evidence available that gender differences divisions dynamics and processes can impact at a number of different levels in research and science knowledge making to necessitate a dialogue between scientists and gender experts to establish a consensus view on the possible consequences for excellence in science 4 The

    Original URL path: http://www.genderinscience.org/index.php/overview/gender-statement (2016-02-13)
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  • genSET Gender in Science | Consortium | Overview
    Croatian Czech Danish Dutch Estonian Filipino Finnish French Galician Georgian German Greek Haitian Creole Hebrew Hindi Hungarian Icelandic Irish Italian Latvian Lithuanian Macedonian Maltese Norwegian Polish Portuguese Romanian Russian Serbian Slovak Slovenian Spanish Swedish Turkish Ukrainian Urdu Welsh Yiddish Home Overview Structure Patrons Stakeholders Gender Statement Consortium About Portia Testimonials Consensus Seminars Recommendations Report Participants Seminar Briefing Documents Capacity Building Workshops Advancing Excellence in Science through Gender Equality Advancing RTD through Gender Fair Recruitment and Retention Strategies Gender Stereotypes and Gendered Attitudes in the Assessment of Women s Work Valorisation Symposia Ireland Poland European Gender Summits EGS 2012 EGS 2011 Contact Downloads Consortium The FP7 funded phase of the genSET project was delivered by a consortium of four organisations Portia Ltd was the co ordinator and continues to run genSET as an independent programme Portia Ltd London UK Project Coordinator Dr Elizabeth Pollitzer Director Henrietta Dale Operations Manager Emily Crane Communications Officer Alexandra Blaszczuk Project Officer Other consortium members in alphabetical order Department of Thematic Studies Gender Studies Linköping University Sweden Prof Jeff Hearn Professor of Gender Studies Department of Thematic Studies and Co Director of GEXcel Centre of Gender Excellence Linköping University Dr Liisa Husu Guest Professor of Gender

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  • genSET Gender in Science | About Portia | About Us
    and men have the same opportunities for engagement and advancement in science across all science disciplines by 1 promoting cultures that are collaborative and sensitive to gender issues 2 ensuring that quality of research and innovation is enhanced by addressing gender issues where relevant and 3 showing how new ideas and markets for science knowledge can be created by including women as co owners and co solvers of problems facing society Portia was established in 1997 by a group of female scientists working at Imperial College and incorporated as a not for profit company in 2001 The original motivation was to respond to the then UK government s concerns about under representation of women in Science Engineering and Technology More lately we have focused on the role of gender as a dimension of quality in research and innovation We work through national and international partnerships involving scientific community industry policy makers and gender research scholars to enhance science knowledge making improve institutional practices and process promote human capital and ensure compliance with regulation We believe firmly at putting the views and needs of science at the centre of the gender equality debate in science and as a key to achieving sustainable economic growth and promoting Europe s role as a global R D leader Our partners include universities professional bodies industrial research organisations funding bodies gender researchers NGOs science organisations and any other actor who can gain from and contribute to the partnerships we create We are always happy to explore new partnerships so do contact us if you have an idea Dr Elizabeth Pollitzer Managing Director Dr Pollitzer was a founding member of Portia as a volunteer organisation in the mid 1990s and has been active in gender and science for over 15 years Under her initiative Portia was

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