Gender in Research
Research has shown that the advancement of women in academia comes hand in hand with an increased awareness of the gender processes that underlie social life. It has been made clear that gender issues should be tackled at all levels of research activities and organisation, and thus, also in questions and methods of research. One of the aims of the Equality Programme is therefore to ensure that the issue of gender is addressed in scientific activities.
Each year, we organise conferences and workshops on these issues, with one workshop especially dedicated to PhD and postdoc researchers within the framework of the Doctoral Programme.
- 13-14.09.2017 - Workshop of the Doctoral Programme "Gender and life course"
- 13.09.2017 Lecture "Challenges of diversity in Europe: Mobilizing talents for research grant success" by Prof. Alison Woodward, Free University of Brussels followed by a round table.
- 30.05.2017 Meeting - How Sex and Gender Analysis lead to Discovery! with Prof. Londa Schiebinger, Stanford University
- 24-25.11. 2016 - Conference "Early academic careers in times of uncertainty: Challenges for gender equality policies and practices" organised in collaboration with the European research project GARCIA and the UNIL Equality Office
- 23-24.11.2016 - Workshop of the Doctoral Programme "Gender, Employment and Professional Hierarchies" by Dr. Klea Faniko, Utrecht University (Netherlands) and Dr. Rossella Bozzon, University of Trento (Italy)
- 02.11.2015 - Workshop of the Doctoral Programme "Intégrer le genre dans les dispositifs de recherche qualitatifs et quantitatif" by Dr. Armelle Testenoire, University of Rouen (France) and Dr. Lavinia Gianettoni, NCCR LIVES & University of Lausanne
- 07.10.2015 - Lecture "Gender equality and scientific excellence in Switzerland" by Prof. Julia Nentwich (Univ. of St. Gallen)
- 22.10.2015 - Workshop "Gender and management. The case of academic organisations" by Prof. Anna Wahl (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm)
- 23.10.2013 - Two US researchers (Virginia Valian, Hunter College NY and Denise Sekaquaptewa, University of Michigan) in Switzerland for planting equal opportunity seeds in Academic minds
Listen to Virginia Valian's public lecture (audio at the bottom of the webpage)