31 May 2018
Lisa M. B. Sølvberg has interviewed ten Norwegian upper class men about body, nutrition and physical activity. According to her, leaders’ views on physical exercise may affect whom they choose to employ.
24 January 2018
White men dominate leader positions in the Norwegian petroleum industry. If you’re a woman and want to climb the career ladder, you need to keep your mouth shut when there’s talk of gender and equality, according to researchers.
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.
14 September 2017
A new study shows that the gender gap in management increases after couples have their first child.
9 August 2016
Who should take over the business after dad? Sons are still preferred to girls in family businesses.
9 April 2015

It is more difficult for women to meet the requirements to qualify for tenure track positions.

15 August 2014

Women physicists at CERN are locked in a structure and culture that is highly male dominated at all levels. The women’s movement and gender equality have not reached the physics fields, according to a history of science researcher. 

11 January 2013

According to a new doctoral thesis, there is no difference in the leadership styles of men and women. In groups comprised of both genders, an androgynous leadership style was found to be the best for creating a climate for innovation.

11 November 2009

The better the gender balance, the more we benefit from the pool of researcher talent. This is the argument made by the independent research institutes for their own gender equality efforts. However, a new study shows that women are in short supply at the highest levels of research and in leadership positions within the sector.


Rigolini, Alessandra,Patricia Gabaldon & Eskil Le Bruyn Goldeng
Mensi‐Klarbach, Heike & Cathrine Seierstad
Elling, Agnes, Jorid Hovden & Annelies Knoppers (eds.)