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23 Sep 2016
LIBRA is a three-and-a-half-year project, the first year is nearly past and we have reached two major milestones: The assessment of all partner institutes for Gender Equality which was performed in three levels Institutional assessment by our gender expert partner organisation ASDO. The collected information was the basis for the 10 diagnostic reports with concluding remarks suggesting specific ...
25 Apr 2016
Gender bias in academia is alive. Identifying and understanding the distinct patterns of gender bias is the first step towards guaranteeing that bias does not derail men’s and women’s career. LIBRA launches two Implicit Association Tests to measure gender association with: 1) STEM and art disciplines and 2) family and career. Do the test and see if you are gender biased! This test was developed ...
29 Oct 2015
Approximately half of the PhD students in Europe are women. However, the levels of women researchers decrease at the postdoctoral level and drop dramatically in leadership positions. These numbers demonstrate a dramatic waste of talent and resources in education, research and the labour market. Thirteen research institutes in life sciences in Europe, all of them partnering the EU-LIFE alliance, ...
1 Oct 2015
LIBRA is Coordinated and Support Action project funded by the European Commission. The call was "H2020-GERI-2014-1" for the topic "Support to research organisations to implement gender equality plans". More details and upcoming reports you can find on the CORDIS website .
29 Sep 2015
Committed to the Athena SWAN charter the Babraham Institute promotes women's careers in science and advance equality and diversity. Read more .