You are interested in gender data gap, Gendered Innovations and social biases in research and innovation processes? This summer school aims at providing knowledge and skills to integrate gender meaningfully into research tackling grand societal challenges. Trainees will learn about the importance of including gender and an intersectional approach into STEM research and receive tools on how to do it. The “Breaking the Bias Summer School”, led by Dr. Anita Thaler & Dr. Clemens Striebing (WG 3) ,will host leading international scholars on Gendered Innovations research.

The summer school will be held on the 05-07 of July 2023 in the beautiful city of Athens, in Greece. This year it will be hosted by the ATHENA Research Centre, a Greek public research and innovation centre which conducts research in Information, Communication, and Knowledge Science and Technology. The local organizing team, coordinated by Katerina Pastra and Vivian Stamou, will welcome you at the Ionic Conference Centre, in Athens, an amazing venue located at Plaka, the historical city centre.

At the beginning of the program, Streams will be formed for three scientific areas of research: Health and Biotechnology; Digital Technologies and Climate, Biodiversity & Mobility. These Streams offer participants the opportunity to engage in a lively exchange of ideas in parallel workshops.

The Programme is available here: PROGRAMME.

Please check the CALL FOR PROPOSALS and information on how to apply!

Don’t forget that a scholarship to cover expenses will be awarded to all accepted proposals. Expenses include transportation, accommodation, meals, and experiences (field trips).

Proposal deadline is 2 April 2023. Notification of acceptance or denial will be sent on or before 7 April 2023. Confirmation of participation is due on or before 16 April 2023.

For questions and to submit your application, please use the following e-mail address:

[email protected]