May 2022

“I was encouraged to participate in VOICES by the possibility of changing the existing working conditions for ECRs”, Dalia Satkovskiene, Grant Awarding Coordinator.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dalia Satkovskiene is a physicist and an affiliated (distinguished) scientist at Vilnius University. She graduated from Moscow M. Lomonosov State University as elementary particle physicist. Later she changed the field of research to the Quantum Theory of molecules. She is an author of more than 130 publications in scientific journals and 4 textbooks in theoretical physics. Among other professional awards she has the American Physical Society international Marshak award (2008). D. Šatkovskienė [...]

Call for participants for the Summer School 2022

The Intersectionality, Research, and Action International Summer School (IRAISS) will be held on the 12-15 of July 2022 in Krakow, Poland. The IRAISS is designed as a focused and innovative opportunity to engage novice and experienced scholars and activists in critical discourse, research, and epistemologies on intersectional research, theory, and practice. How do we approach the learning dynamics in the Summer School? This dynamic institute is purposed to explore and build knowledge on intersectional research, [...]

“I would like to be able to transfer to my university a different spirit and approach on the topic of gender equality” Lorenza Perini, Vice-Chair.

Lorenza Perini is researcher at the department of Political Science (Spgi) of the University of Padua. Since 2013, She has been teaching “Gender, Eu policies and Globalization” (master’s degree) and “Gender policies” (three-year degree). In 2011 she had a PhD in History and geography of modern and contemporary Europe at the University of Bologna. In 2015 she obtained her second PhD, in Territorial planning and public policies, at the IUAV University of Venice, both with [...]

April 2022

2nd MC Meeting online is held

On 29th April 2022, it was held in an online format the 2nd MC Meeting. Anne-Sophie Godfroy (chair) reminded the highlighted objectives of the project: visibility and voices for precarious academic workers; attention to gender equality plans, networking with stakeholders inside and outside academia. Marian Blanco (Science Communication Coordinator) presents the launching of the website and twitter account (follow us at @gender_voices). The Working Groups presented how they were formed, their first meetings and the [...]

“I hope my involvement will lead to an increase in the visibility of inequalities faced by ECIs from a gender perspective”, Christine Cross leader of WG 2.

Professor Christine Cross works in the Department of Work & Employment Studies at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick (UL). Prior to joining UL, she worked for a number of multinational organizations in both management and human resource management roles, in the IT, Banking and Retail sectors. Her research, consultancy and publication interests include the broad area of diversity, in particular, gender inequality and the workforce experiences of immigrants. Her work is published in [...]

Third Core Group meeting in Paris concludes successfully

On 6th and 7th April, it was held in a mixed format (face-to-face and online) at the PSL University in Paris (France). The meeting was hosted by the Action Chair, Anne-Sophie Godfroy, who gave an overall view of the action progress and proposed next steps for the coming months. Anne-Sophie Godfroy (chair) reminded the highlighted objectives of the project: visibility and voices for precarious academic workers; attention to gender equality plans, networking with stakeholders inside [...]

“I am interested in an approach that problematizes actors and situations in broader globalized social dynamics”, Maria Brown leader of WG 6.

Maria Brown holds a Ph.D. in the Sociology of Adult and Non-Formal Education and Community Development, a Master of Arts in Sociology and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Italian. She lectures adult education and community-based education within the Department of Arts, Open Communities & Adult Education (Faculty of Education, University of Malta). Her research interests include adult education, education, community action and community development, social equality, sociology, social policy, Europeanisation, sustainable development, methodology [...]

March 2022

VOICES: COST Action that aims to give Young Researchers a voice

Over the last decades, European higher education and research systems have been characterized by deep changes, due to globalization and marketization, that have dramatically transformed research careers. While doctoral and postdoctoral researchers constitute a fast-growing workforce, their working conditions have become increasingly precarious and their career prospects uncertain. Those processes tend to exacerbate and create new forms of gendered inequalities for young researchers, first and foremost women – that have been magnified by the COVID-19 [...]

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