Snapshots from the 1st Mutual Learning Workshop in Vienna


On February 6th and 7th a workshop on ERA national action plans and implementing of ERA´s 4th priority took place.

Public consultation on EU R&I funding


Outcomes of this public consultation will be among others used for the next generation of financial programmes. The deadline was set for March 8th 2018.

Marcela Linkova on LERU´s implicit bias paper


We do not often see this in policy documents, as if power were a dirty word. But it is important not to shy away from this because power is, after all, part and parcel of social relations, and we cannot tackle gender equality without attending to power.

A Scientist’s Gender Can Skew Research Results


Scientists know about it at least since 2014 but very little has happened. Editors of scientific journals or funding agencies could require reporting gender of experimenter. But at the moment, they don’t.

LERU advice paper on Implicit bias in academia


On 18 January 2018, the League of European Research Universities (LERU) will present its new advice paper, entitled “Implicit bias in academia: a challenge to the meritocratic principle and to women’s careers– and what to do about it”.

Czech Govt approves plan to make research more attractive


Men and women should be represented more equally in Czech science and research, says the Education Ministry’s plan for 2018-2020 that the new government approved on Wednesday 3 January.

2nd Project Meeting


On 30 November 2017 in Brussels there have been 2nd project meeting of all partners. We´ve discussed the first mutual learning workshop on benchmarking ERA National Action Plans and Strategies…

Accelerating ERA development


The conference held at 20.-21. November 2017 to advance the goals of ERA and establishe knowledge and promotion systemic cultural change in research performing and funding organizations.

Conference on mentoring programs in academia


The aim of the event is to discuss and find the possibilities of international and interdisciplinary collaboration among academic mentoring programs.

Marcela Linková is chair of ERAC SWG GRI


Marcela Linková, head of Gender Action project, has been elected the chair of the ERAC Standing Working Group on Gender in Research and Innovation today, on Octobre 18 2017.