Sex and gender dimension in sciences and technology fields

Introductory online training on the sex and gender dimension in sciences and technology fields co-organised with Gender SMART
Date
  • 4 March 2021
Time
  • 09:30-15:30 cet (Brussels time)
Trainer
  • Maxime Forest
Co-organised with
Important information
  • This training aims at familiarising the participants with basic concepts and definitions about integrating sex and gender in research content. It will go through the main issues at stake about gender in research.
  • This training addresses people who are not yet familiar with the concept of gender in research. Being familiar with the basic concept of gender in research is a precondition for all following trainings within the gender in research weeks.
Learning objectives
  • Familiarize the participants with basic concepts and definitions about integrating sex and gender in research content
  • Provide a general and basic overview of sex and gender dimensions in research
  • Help to understand the basic concepts of gender and gender mainstreaming and their relevance for research
  • Sensitize on the importance of including the gender dimension into research projects and designing more gender sensitive projects
Who is it for?
  • In general, this training addresses people who are not yet familiar with the concept of gender in research:
  • Researchers at universities and private companies
  • Research coordinators at RPOs and RFOs
  • Research officers / research advisors / people in charge of supporting research projects
  • People in charge of the valorisation /dissemination of research outputs
  • Officers at research and transfer support units at universities
Registration process
  • As seats are not unlimited, priority will be given to candidates corresponding to the target groups (please, check out "Who is it for?") and those residing in the EU Member States and Associated countries. Following your registration, an e-mail of confirmation of participation will be sent. Thank you for your understanding.
  • We encourage you to register using your professional email, if any.
  • Please be aware that all GE Academy trainings will be recorded for internal reasons. In case of publishing only the trainer's input will be published. Statements and contributions of participants will not be disclosed in published recordings/videos

Agenda

Trainer

Maxime Forest

YELLOW WINDOW, GENDER EXPERT AND TRAINER, RESEARCH ASSOCIATE AND LECTURER AT SCIENCES PO PARIS

Maxime is currently involved as evaluator or trainer in a number of EU funded structural change projects such as Gender Smart, Gearing Roles and SUPERA. He has participated in numerous applied research projects devoted to the comparative analysis of gender equality policies in the EU, including in the field of research and innovation, and contributed to the development of the GEAR tool for EIGE and DG Research. Maxime served as an executive member of the French High Council for Gender Equality and a member of the Advisory Committee on Gender Equality of the European Commission (2013-2019). He has published extensively on gender equality policies and gender expertise. Recent publications include a chapter on Europeanization in Abels G., MacRae H., Kriszan A. (eds.), and The Routledge Handbook on Gender and EU politics (Routledge, 2021, forthcoming), The Politics of Feminist Knowledge Transfer: gender training and gender expertise co-edited with L. Ferguson and M. Bustelo (Palgrave, 2016)