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Dr Pollitzer at COST Cities of Tomorrow

Dr Pollitzer speaking at COST Cities of TomorrowDr Elizabeth Pollitzer, Portia's Director, delivered her talk "Conceptual Model for Identifying Barriers and Needs to Integrate Sex-Gender as Dimension of Research and Innovation" at the COST Cities of the Future conference 17-19 September 2014. Dr Pollitzer spoke about the interactions between gender and research and how this is relevant to Cities of the Future, taking specific examples. You can watch the video here.

23 October 2014

Gender Summit 4 EU (GS4EU) Report available

Curt Rice speaking at the Gender Summit 4 EUAfter expanding to North America in 2013, this year the Gender Summit returned to Brussels.  The Gender Summit 4 - Europe 2014 (GS4EU), again, brought together experts from research, industry and policy to consider gender research evidence and the ways of improving the quality and impact of research and innovation through the inclusion of gender in science knowledge making and application.  The Programme focused on Horizon 2020, the current €80bn funding programme of the European Commission.Read the conference report here:  GS4 2014 EU Report.

17 September 2014

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