EGERA (Effective Gender Equality in Research and the Academia) is a EU FP7 funded project which brings together eight research and higher education institutions in seven EU member states (Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain) + Turkey, bound by a same commitment to the dual objective of achieving gender equality in research, and strengthening the gender dimension in research. One of the Work Packages of this project it is dedicated to Strengthening the Gender Perspective in Research. The workload consists in different tasks, in order to effectively support the implementation of planned actions related to gender in research. Tasks range from the mapping and critical review of existing tools1, through awareness-rising (AR) actions targeting different categories of research actors, to the creation of a database of good practices implemented by partner institutions.

  • 1. See the EGERA deliverable D6.1 Report on Mapping & Critical assessment of existing tools for including gender in research (UAB)