Structural Transformation to Achieve Gender Equality in Science

The STAGES project - Structural Transformation to Achieve Gender Equality in Science- GA n° 289051, financed by the 7 Framework Programme for Research, has been conceived with the general aim of leaving the logic of pilot projects behind and launching structural change strategies addressing the many and interconnected layers of the problem of gender inequality in science from an integrated perspective, deeply involving human resources management in research institutions, modifying and gendering its basic tenets.

The project, which will last 4 years, has received a funding from the European Commission and it is co-funded by the General Inspectorate for relations with the European Union of the Ministry of Economy and Finance (IGRUE).

Under the coordination of the Department for Equal Opportunities of the Italian Presidency of Council of Ministers, and assisted by a research centre specialised in gender and science - ASDO, 5 Research Institutes/Universities from Italy, Germany, Denmark, Romania and the Netherlands are implementing a self-tailored action plan implementing activities in 3 strategic areas : Women-friendly environment, Gender-aware science, Women's leadership of science…

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