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Genovate

Genovate, EU FP7 Science in Society Project, aim to ensure equal opportunities for women and men by encouraging a more gender-aware management in research and scientific decision-making bodies.

Genovate operates across seven European partners institutions, each of which have different institutional and national contexts for gender equality.

Genovate is an action-research project based on implementation of Gender Equality Action Plans (GEAPs) in six European countries. The core aims are

-       To implement innovative and sustainable strategies for change in universities and research organisations to better support gender diversity and equal opportunities

-       To promote the ways in which gender equality and diversity benefit excellence in research and innovation

-       To facilitate meaningful knowledge exchange between European universities with very different levels of experience

-       To develop and widely disseminate a sound management approach for abolishing gender inequalities and contributing to the improvement of working conditions for male and female researchers

Project period: 2013-2016

National Project Coordinator in Sweden: Paula Wennberg

LTU Scientific Director: Ylva Fältholm, Professor

LTU Research Groups: Industrial Work Environment, Gender and Technology

Project Partners: University of Bradford, UK (coordinator); University College Cork, Ireland; Luleå University of Technology, Sweden; Ankara University, Turkey; Univesity of Naples Federico II, Italy; Trnava University, Slovak Republic; Complutense University of Madrid, Spain (evaluator)

Project Manager

Project Manager

Paula Wennberg

Wennberg, Paula - Project Manager

Organization: Mobile and Pervasive Computing, Distance- Spanning Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 491285