This five-day long GE Academy Summer School in TU Dublin will provide participants with the necessary knowledge, approaches and tools for the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) in research performing organisations. The summer school will include workshops, seminars, keynotes and roundtables on the following topics:
It also includes participation to the National Athena Swan Conference on 22 June that is organised by TU Dublin. It will run from 10.30am to 3.45pm. The conference will the structured around three sessions, each dedicated to one specific theme. The first session “Going for Silver” (90mins) will consist of a panel of three speakers from STEM Schools, in both the UK and Ireland, which have been awarded a bronze renewal, a silver and a gold, respectively. The second session, on “men’s underrepresentation in female dominated disciplines” will run for 1 hour and will consist of a roundtable of three speakers with experience with tackling men’s underrepresentation in such disciplines. The third section, on “Intersectionality”, will introduce participants to the main concepts, definitions, techniques, and challenges in the adoption of intersectional approaches in Athena Swan applications, followed by a panel discussion and a Q&A session, facilitated by an expert in intersectional theory.
The conference will finish with a keynote lecture, delivered by Dr. Gemma Irvine, Vice-President of Equality & Diversity in Maynooth University (Ireland).
The summer school is designed for key agents engaged in institutional change in research and innovation through GEP implementation. We welcome participants from research in the higher education and government in particular
The Gender Equality Academy seeks to ensure gender and language diversity and geographical balance of its training pool.
Complete the following application form by 12 March 2020 (17.00 Brussels time)