ACT Matching Events

Between 14th – 29th October 2020, the ACT project is hosting a series of virtual events dedicated to the gender equality priorities of the European Research Area. The events will bring together members of the ACT Communities of Practice and other stakeholders. READ MORE


2020 Online Workshop on “Sports and Health Analytics Research”

The Spanish Network on Sports and Health Analytics Research with a Gender Perspective (SHARP), funded by the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sport (09/UPR/20), is organizing this open event to promote the rising of common interests in research and transfer regarding the application of data science and research analytics to sports and health with a gender perspective. READ MORE








Online Conference “Polyhedral Views on Gender Violences”
Organized by the project “Polyhedral views on gender violence” to hold an open discussion on the prevention of gender-based violence among young people from an intersectional perspective. 21 May – 4 June 2020. READ MORE 







E-discussion: Addressing Sexual Harassment in Research Organizations

The 2nd #ACTonERA e-discussion organized by the ACT project on GenPORT is addressing the responses to and prevention of sexual harassment in research institutions. Convened by Claartje Vinkenburg, with invited experts Fredrik Bondestam, Maja Lundqvist, Marijke Naezer and Susana Amoah. 16 April 2020. READ MORE


E-discussion: Gender equality in decision-making in R&I and HE

The ACT project organizes this 1st #ACTonERA e-discussion on GenPORT to share recent insights in decision-making and leadership in R&I and HE organisations. Coordinated by Rachel Palmén, with invited experts including Pat O’Connor and Anne Laure Humbert. 19 March 2020. READ MORE







2019 Open Workshop on Analytics@Sport&Health

Workshop co-organized by Research Group ICSO of the IN3FoodLab (UOC Faculty of Health Sciences) and Gender and ICT, in the framework of the Spanish Network on Data Analytics in Sport and Health (05/UPR/19), funded by the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sport. Movistar Centre, Barcelona. 11-12 November 2019. READ MORE







Seminar: Strategies to increase girls’ interest in STEM

Organised by GenTIC to discuss the implementation of interventions aimed at reducing gender inequalities in STEM fields, with presentations by Janet Hyde and Milagros Sáinz. UOC (22@), Barcelona. 8 January 2019. READ MORE







Seminar: ‘Gendered pathways towards STEM and coping responses to academic sexism’ 

Seminar organised by GenTIC on the impact of sexism and gender roles on the academic motivations and career interests of young people. Espai Francesca Bonnemaison, Barcelona. 1 October 2018. READ MORE







Presentation in Spain of the European Study “Women in the Digital Age” 

The results of the study “Women in the Digital Age”, carried out by  Iclaves for the European Commission, are being presented in Madrid on June 6, 2018. The director of GenTIC, Milagros Sáinz collaborated as an academic advisor in the report. READ MORE







EFFORTI 2nd National Stakeholder Workshop

Event to present the EFFORTI project progress and get feedback from stakeholders on the current development of the EFFORTI Toolbox. Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Barcelona. 6 March 2018. READ MORE







Family-oriented activities for the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Workshop intended to reflect about the pervasive stereotypes around scientific studies and occupations and to raise awareness of girls’ opportunities in STEM fields. Col·legi Sagrada Família-Horta. Barcelona. 3 February 2018. READ MORE








12th Scientix Projects’ Networking Event: Gender and Innovation in STE(A)M Education

Workshop to reflect upon the role of arts-based initiatives for addressing gender bias and stereotypes within science in educational and team-collaborative settings. Brussels. 5 December 2017. READ MORE








IV European Geographies of Sexualities Conference

Conference to explore the ways in which sexualities are lived and framed relationally, in intersection with other identities and at a variety of social and spatial scales. Local comitteeGender and ICT (IN3-UOC), Research Group of Geography and Gender (UAB). Coordinators: Maria Rodó de Zárate (UOC) and Mireia Baylina (UAB). Barcelona, 13 – 15 September 2017. READ MORE







The Psychic Life of Neoliberal Women: Splitting, Blaming and Perseverance

Research seminar with Darren Thomas Baker on the lived experiences of women in accounting and finance under neoliberalism using a psycho-analytically informed perspective. Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3), Castelldefels. 4 July 2017, 11:00 h – 12:00 h READ MORE








Why aren’t there more women in STEM?

Book launch to present a new publication by GenTIC that includes the results of the research project “Young people’s gender biases about STEM-related studies and occupations”, funded by Fundación TelefónicaEspacio Fundación Telefónica, Madrid. 28 June 2017  READ MORE








International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Workshops with secondary students to rethink the gender stereotypes around scientific and technological careers and occupations. IES Miguel Delibes, Madrid, 14 February 2017, 08:30 – 13:40 h READ MORE








Longitudinal research: ideas and topics for discussion
Research seminar with Katja Upadyaya (University of Jyväskylä and University of Helsinki, Finland) to discuss ideas and topis around the longitudinal methodology. It will include examples of different research designs and methodological strategies. Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3), Castelldefels. 22 November 2016, 15:00 – 17:30 h READ MORE








Gender and ICT Symposium
Seminar to present the outcomes of some the GenTIC main research lines, such us the gender dynamics of virutal and microwork, the assessment of the effectiveness of gender equality policies, the development of gender roles and stereotypes about ICT and STEM occupations, and the impacts of gender diversity in innovation and research team performance. Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3), Castelldefels. 15 November 2016, 09:30 – 13:30 h READ MORE








Networks of (In)Equality. On the perils and promises of the data deluge
Panel discussion with experts working on the interface between social justice and social network analysis for furthering our ethical and social concerns in relation to ubiquitous data. The discussion addresses research ethics, social inequalities, data privacy and transparency, all issues underlying SNA. Friday, 28 October 2016, 18:00 – 19:00 h   READ MORE








Academic Sexism and Ethical Implications of the Underrepresentation of Women in Technology
Seminar aimed to explore the combination of individual and socio-cultural factors that undermine women’s participation in scientific and technological studies and occupations and to discuss strategies for reducing sexism and fostering women in STEM. Chaired by Milagros Sáinz. Thursday, 7 July 2016, 16:00 h – 19:00 h   READ MORE








Research Week 2016: What Can Future Education Do in Order to Overcome Gendered Academic and Occupational Interests?
Round table with international experts aimed at discussing the key actions to overcome women’s low share in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) areas and occupations. Chaired by Milagros Sáinz. Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 10:00 h – 12:00 h  READ MORE








Challenges and opportunities for implementing gender mainstreaming in public institutions
Seminar to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of the introduction of gender mainstreaming in the Spanish public sector, with the participation of experts in gender equality from universities and public institutions. Chaired by Milagros Sáinz and Sergi Fàbregues. Thursday, 18 June 2015, 9:30 h – 14:00 h  READ MORE







The Gender Gap in Studies and Careers with a Majority of Men and/or Women 

Milagros Sáinz, GenTIC’s Director, will present the results of the research project of the same title and will moderate a round table where experts will discuss different measures carried out to try to close this gap. 17 December 2014, MediaTIC Building Barcelona READ MORE








Occupational aspirations in STEM and Non-STEM fields: Gendered Patterns in the Assessment of Students’ Ability and Performance
Research seminar to examine the students’ evaluation of their ability in areas of secondary education and how it predicts gendered patterns of study choices in STEM and non-STEM fields. Presentation by Milagros Sáinz. Tuesday, 28 May 2013 10:30 h – 12:30 h READ MORE








Challenges of the International Mobility of the Highly Skilled in the XXI Century – Women in Movement
Conference on the development of mobile careers and their implications for institutions, organisations and individuals with a gender perspective.
Organized by: Ana M. González Ramos. 7 – 8 Februrary 2013, IN3 Barcelona READ MORE








Women & ICTs Through the Lifecycle
Conference on the range of factors that affect women’s participation in ICT studies and careers from an international comparative view.
Organized by: Cecilia Castaño, Juliet Webster and Rachel Palmén. 8 – 10 November 2010, IN3 Barcelona READ MORE







The Gender Gap in the Choice of ICT-Related Studies: Secondary and Higher Education
Research seminar with the participation of Jacquelynne Eccles (University of Michigan, USA) and other international experts on gender and study choices.
Organized by: Cecilia Castaño and Milagros Sáinz
14 December 2009, eLearnCenter Barcelona READ MORE



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