Equal Opportunities Committee at IBI
The Equal Opportunities Committee at the Department of Biology (IBI) aspires to create a more even gender distribution of employees.
Norsk versjon: Likestillingskomiteen ved IBI
Are you looking for something else?: Policy for Gender Equality and Diversity 2018-2021at NTNU
Objectives of the Equal Opportunities Committee at IBI #
The Equal Opportunities Committee will assist the management team by developing and implementing measures that in the short and long term lead to a more even gender distribution among employees, especially among permanent scientific positions. In addition, we want to promote measures to make IBI an attractive workplace for internationally recruited employees.
The committee shall prepare and assist in the implementation of:
- Measures that make IBI more attractive to talented teachers and researchers of both genders, including those with an international profile, both in recruitment and retention, including work environment and career development.
- Measures and procedures specifically aimed at recruiting and retaining skilled women.
Workshops organised at IBI #
We organised a Section Leader Workshop at IBI on the 22nd of October, 2019.
National experts were invited to hold plenary lectures and discussion was organised focussed for section leaders at IBI to improve gender equity in their respective sections. A full program can be found here: Official web site for the Section Leader Workshop at IBI
We organised a Gender Equality Workshop for all employees at IBI on the 24th-25th of September 2018.
International experts were invited to hold plenary lectures, the Gender Equality survey that was organised by the committee was presented, and group work was organised. A full program can be found here: Official web site for the Gender Equality Workshop at IBI
Members of the Equal Opportunities Committee #
Relevant information #
What to do when you experience unacceptable behaviour
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Loison et al., 2017: The domestic basis of the scientific career: gender inequalities in ecology in France and Norway
Carnes et al., 2015: Effect of an Intervention to Break the Gender Bias Habit for Faculty at One Institution
Casadevall & Handelsman, 2014: The Presence of Female Conveners Correlates with a Higher Proportion of Female Speakers at Scientific Symposia
Dutt et al., 2016: Gender differences in recommendation letters for postdoctoral fellowships in geoscience
Moss-Racusin et al., 2012: Science faculty’s subtle gender biases favor male students
Lincoln et al., 2011: Scholars’ awards go mainly to men
Forskningsrådet: 12 anbefalinger og tiltak for å bedre kjønnsbalanse i akademia (only in Norwegian)
Promoting gender equality in academia and research institutions: Main findings
(EIGE - European Institute for Gender Equality)
What does it take to make an institution more diverse?
(nature - International journal of science)
6 steps to gender equality (PDF)