Academia

10 May 2021
How can gender equality be achieved in an academia in which business logic and competition are central elements of its measures?, asks Gilda Seddighi and Hilde G. Corneliussen.
3 May 2021
More than a year has passed since a virus pandemic shut down most of society, including the university and university college sector. Researchers with young children as well as teaching duties and research to conduct have been squeezed the hardest, according to recent research.
11 February 2021
A new study shows that Finnish universities have fewer measures for implementation of gender balance in academia, but their proportion of female professors is as high as in Sweden and Norway.
25 November 2020
A new EU report shows how gender and sex analysis can make research better and more creative – including in disciplines that have not yet incorporated them.
27 May 2020
I am hoping for more outreach and more knowledge-based debates about gender equality in research in Europe, writes Linda Marie Rustad.
9 March 2020
According to a recent study, women and men have equal chances to move up professionally in academia as a whole. There are, however, a number of systematic differences.
20 November 2019
Gender equality generates better results within research and innovation. In addition, EU bureaucrats argue that European research funding should be earmarked with specific requirements for gender perspectives.
11 September 2019
“Women’s history brings forth knowledge concerning one half of humanity, and makes sure that the discipline does not become gender blind,” says professor of history at University of Oslo, Hilde Sandvik.
6 March 2019
Values like equality, inclusion and diversity are being stifled by the prevailing management ideology in academia, critics note. “We must create an academic culture of compassion,” says British organizational psychologist Kathryn Waddington.
19 November 2018
Academic freedom is threatened by authoritarian right-wing populism in countries in Europe and Latin America. Listen to a podcast discussing why this matters to women's rights.
19 November 2018
How are Hungarian, Polish and Swedish gender scholars responding to criticism and campaigns to discredit their work? Not only do they emphasize the intrinsic value of gender studies – they also use humour to counter the anti-gender campaigns.
23 October 2018
The legacy from colonialism characterises Norwegian academia. Now, Norwegian researchers want to examine their own disciplines and include non-western perspectives in the academic institutions’ scholarly production.
25 September 2018
A new working group will document the extent of sexual harassment in Norwegian academia. Now Sweden is encouraging Norway to follow its lead and set aside money for research in this area.
7 September 2018
In Hungary, the authorities are planning to close down and ban gender studies. This attack on gender research must be seen in connection with right-wing populism’s anti-feminist values, writes Linda Marie Rustad.
30 November 2017
Ever wondered what it takes to achieve a gender balanced and diverse staff? In academia, the most knowledge-intensive sector in society, the answers are hard to find. In this podcast, the experts discuss barriers and offer solutions.

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Forfatter(e):
Locke, Kirsten, Rebecca W. B. Lund & Susan Wright
Publisert:
2021
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Sevil Sümer (Ed.)
Publisert:
2021
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Wullf-Wathne, Marikken
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2020
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Lund, Rebecca W. B. & Ann Christin E. Nilsen (eds.)
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2019
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Hellum, Anne & Ingunn Ikdahl
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2019
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Sandberg, Paula Koskinen, Rebecca Lund & Tiina Suopajärvi (eds.)
Publisert:
2019
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European Commission
Publisert:
2019
Forfatter(e):
Nielsen, Mathias Wullum, Jens Peter Andersen, Londa Schiebinger and Jesper W. Schneider
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2017