May 2023

Workshop “Intersectionality and Urban Spaces” organized by WG5

Workshop "Intersectionality and Urban Spaces" organized by WG5 - Intersectionality will take place on June 6th, 2023 - 17:30 (CET). The workshop proposes that participants, through their experiences, think about the city and its limitations. The idea is to reflect on the inequalities that affect different individuals in different ways within urban spaces, through an intersectional and critical perspective of the patriarchal political and social structures that are reflected in the urban space. Programme 01. [...]

Webinar “Challenges, policies and opportunities to implement gender equality in basic sciences”

The European Platform of Women Scientists (EPWS) and the COST Action VOICES (Making Young Researchers VOICES Heard) under the auspices of IYBSSD2022 (International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development) will be holding an online webinar on Tuesday 30 May entitled “Challenges, policies and opportunities to implement gender equality in basic sciences. A key factor to build up excellence in the scientific landscape” Key dates Tuesday May 30, 2023, 16-18 CEST (online) Link: https://u-pec-fr.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAkde2uqDIsHtFUtdclUCFafxN_LEZ5FPiC     Topic of [...]

Early Career Researchers’ Workshop – Writing a successful application for mobility grants

We would like to inform you that next Monday 15th May at 13:30 CET an online workshop on mobility grants applications will take place. Early Career Researchers’ Workshop "Writing a successful application for mobility grants" Date: 15 May 2023 - 13.30 CET (Zoom) Aimed at: Early-career researchers, Early-career researchers from ICT countries, and other members who may be interested Duration: 1 hour Programme Welcome & Introduction to the COST Action Mobility Grants awarding policy Cost Action: Gender Voices Calls [...]

March 2023

Working Group 6 meeting in Malta

On February 16, 2023, a Management Committee meeting, and parallel meetings of all working groups in hybrid format took place in Valletta Campus, University of Malta, including a meeting of the working group 6 (WG6) “Monitoring & Evaluation” chaired by leader Maria Brown. The WG6 meeting started with the presentation "Setting up the European Observatory on Femicide" by Professor Marceline Naudi of the University of Malta. At the beginning of her presentation, the professor emphasized [...]

#HearOurVOICES, 8th March campaign to raise the profile of young women researchers

On the occasion of 8th March, International Women's Day, VOICES wanted to highlight some of its young female researchers. To this purpose, a series of videos have been created under the hashtag #HearOurVOICES, with the aim of making known their opinions about gender equality and the importance of research taking into account the gender perspective, as well as the intersectional perspective. The campaign involves Vivian Stamou (Athenea RC, Greece), Sara Pilia (Eurodoc, Italy), Nicole Haring [...]

Breaking the Bias Summer School – Programme and Call for Applications

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 [...]

February 2023

Challenges and new horizons on gender inequalities in research are raised at the annual meeting in Malta

The University of Malta's Valletta Campus hosted the 2nd annual meeting of the COST ACTION VOICES Making Young Researchers' Voices Heard for Gender Equality on 14-15 February 2023. The conference focused on the theme Making Young Researchers' Voices Heard for Europe's Future: Trends, Challenges and Policies, with an intense programme over 2 days of conference and one day of working groups. The annual meeting was attended by more than 50 people who participated in the [...]

WG3 leaders introduce the 2023 “Breaking the Bias” Summer School

The 2023 Voices Summer School will be held on the 5-7 of July in Athens, Greece. This year’s programme is organized by Working Group 3 – Gender as a research dimension -, led by Anita Thaler and Clemens Striebing, who have lifted the veil on the upcoming Summer School in this short interview: What makes the “Breaking the Bias” Summer School a unique experience? (Anita) This year's Voices Summer School will be a great possibility [...]

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