Why: This important training gives a unique opportunity to familiarise with basic concepts and sensitise about key problems at stake regarding gender in R&I and unconscious bias. It aims at raising awareness about the importance of institutional change for Gender Equality and familiarising with the concept of a Gender Equality Plan and its main stages of measures aimed at tackling those biases.

The training is guided by one of the leading gender experts in Europe, Dr Maxime Forest. Dr Forest’s recent work includes the roles of Scientific Coordinator on the FP7 EGERA Project, Advisor on gender equality issues for the French Ministry of Research and Higher Education and is an appointed member of the High Gender Equality Council which advises the French Prime Minister on gender issues and he is involved with three successful Horizon2020 research projects, all focused on gender and academia.

This in-person training will take place in Bari (Italy) hosted by the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari. Participation is free of charge, while travel and other expenses should be covered by participants. 

Date: 12 December 2019 (09.00 - 17.00 local time) 

Location: Bari, Italy 

Please reserve your place now by using this link

Course language: ENGLISH