genderSTE - Working Group 1 Meeting

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Round table 1: Recruitment and leadership in technical universities: two sides of the same coin? Perspectives from rectors and decision makers.

"Women’s Leadership in Technical Universities"
  Gülsün Sağlamer, Former Rector, Technical University of Istanbul, TR

"Gender Certification and other ”tricks-of-the-trade” to improve gender balance – experience from Lund university"
  Tomas Brage, Director of education and Professor of Physics at Lund University, SE

"Gender Equality at universities of science and technology in Europe"<
  Manfred Horvat, Vienna Institute of Technology, CESAER senior Advisor, AT

"University: Challenges and wastes"
  Helena Nazaré, Former Rector, University of Aveiro, President EUA, PT

Debate with audience, moderated by Inés Sánchez de Madariaga, Technical University of Madrid, former Director of Women and Science Unit, SP


Keynote Speech:

"What is specific of structural change and gender equality plans in technical universities and fields?"
  Dagmar Simon, Head of Research Group, WZB, Berlin Social Science Centre, DE

Debate with audience


Round table 2: What do we know about women and structural change in engineering and other technical fields? State of the art

"Institutional and political framework conditions – new public management, the entrepreneurial self and social discomfort"
  Brigitte Ratzer, Technical University of Vienna, AT

"What do we know about women and structural change in engineering and other technical fields? State of the art. Presentation of Projects"
  Svandis Benediksdottir, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO

"Structural change and gender equality in engineering and other technical fields, a perspective from Morocco"
  Fatema Mosseddaq, InstitutAgronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II, MO

"Careers in engineering and technology research in Europe: Quo vadis gender equality?"
  Anita Thaler, Alpen-Adria-Universitaet Klagenfurt, AT

Debate with audience, moderated by Sofia Morgado, FA-University of Lisbon, PT


Round table 3: Strategies for attracting women into technical areas. Addressing the views of young people and of early stage researchers.

"Improving gender equality from the first stage of research careers: the need for structural changes in the PhD process"
  Carole Chapin, Eurodoc, FR

"Good image? Bad image? – A gender perspective on young people’s perception on STEM"
  Jennifer Dahmen, University of Wuppertal, GE

"Learning from first year students and withdrawers in engineering studies how to attract women into technical areas"
  Andrea Wolffram, Leibniz University of Hannover, GE

"Gender order in technical and IT higher education"
  Béata Nagy, Dean of Undergraduate Students, Lund University, SE

Debate with audience, moderated by Caroline Belan-Menagier, Ministry of Research and Education, FR