Portia Ltd designs and implements effective, evidence-based strategies for advancing quality of research and innovation through gender. Our work covers gender equality issues in STEM and gender dimension in the content, process and impact of science (STEM) endeavours.
After 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.
Dr Elizabeth Pollitzer, Portia's Director, dleivered a keynote today at the 8th vienna gender in higher education, at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria. The European conferences on gender equality in higher education have since 1998 brought regularly together hundreds of gender equality practitioners, researchers and administrators from Europe and beyond. The conferences provide an international forum to discuss and exchange information and experiences and share research results on the changes and challenges related to gender in academia, gender equality promotion and interventions in higher education and research institutions. A recording of Elizabeth's talk, Changing the Meaning of Normal Science, will be available soon. Read more about the conferneces here.
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