Lecture: A brief introduction to Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA). Its methodological foundations and practical use cases

Public lecture by Ioana-Elena Oană, Research Fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the European University Institute (EUI), organised by GenTIC to provide an overview of Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) and fuzzy sets. Can Jaumandreu (C/ Perú, 52 Barcelona). 14 November 2022. 17:00 – 18:00 h CET. READ MORE


Cecilia Castaño Award for research on gender inequalities in science and technology (1st Edition)
GenTIC announces the First Edition of the Cecilia Castaño Award 2022, aimed to promote gender equality both in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT) and in science and technology (STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Individual or collective monographs, master’s thesis (TFM) and doctoral theses, either unpublished or published after January 1, 2020, are eligible for the award. 25 October – 25 November 2022. Online. READ MORE


Seminar: “On complex problems and unnamed problems”

Research seminar by Andrea Vera Gajardo on the low participation of women in STEM areas and its impact on different spheres. Can Jaumandreu (Room 2 – C/Perú, 52 Barcelona). 19 July 2022. 12:00 – 13:00 CET READ MORE


CASPER Final Conference

The closing event of the CASPER project will focus on the main findings, related policy recommendations and support tools resulting from the CASPER mapping and assessment about a potential Europe-wide certification/award system for gender equality in research organizations. 14 and 21 March 2022. READ MORE


+RESILIENT Final Conference: Beyond Resilience, Towards Transitions

The final event of the +RESILIENT project is open to partners, stakeholders, experts and participants to get to know the project results and discuss how social innovation can foster MED regions in ecological and digital transition. Venice, 10 March 2022. READ MORE


FECYT Journal Club “La trampa de la ciencia y las niñas”

The director of GenTIC, Milagros Sáinz, is the invited expert at the 6th edition of FECYT Journal Club, a scientific communication event co-organized with the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) to discuss the findings of social science research on how to foster girls’ interest in science and technology. 15 February 2022. READ MORE


2021 Online Workshop on “Gender and Data Science in Sports and Health”

Organized by the Spanish Network on Gender and Data Science in Sports and Health (GENDASH) to share research and knowledge transfer activities linked to the study of the relationship between health and well-being through sports activity from a gender perspective. 26-27 October 2021. READ MORE


6th +RESILIENT Transfer Webinar: “Skills identification and development in Social Innovation”

The webinar will present the results of a transnational study coordinated by Lídia Arroyo and discuss the main contributions of the +Resilient Project in the field of the skills for social innovation and sustainable organizations. 8 October 2021. READ MORE


ACT Synthesis Event

Final event of the ACT project, with roundtable sessions and discussions about the ACT Communities of Practice experiences and project results. 30 September 2021. READ MORE


Impacto de la pandemia Covid19 sobre las relaciones de género [Impact of the Covid19 pandemic on gender relations]

Meeting organized by the Gender Sociology Committee of the Spanish Federation of Sociology, with the participation of GenTIC researcher Jörg Müller. 15-16 July 2021. READ MORE


CASPER e-discussion: Gender Equality Certification Scenarios

E-discussion organized by the CASPER project on GenPORT as an open forum to comment and discuss three potential Gender Equality Certification/Award Schemes (GECAS) for European research performing organisations. 18 June 2021. READ MORE


Workshops: Gender Equality Audit and Monitoring (GEAM) tool (Sessions 2 & 3)

Hands-on workshops co-organised by GE Academy and ACT to provide an overview of the ACT GEAM tool, a framework to generate and report high-quality data on gender equality without in-depth previous knowledge to design and implement surveys. Trainers: Jörg Müller and Sergi Yanes. 14 and 21 May 2021. Participation in the first session of the workshop is a prerequisite to register for these two sessions. READ MORE



Workshop: An introduction to the Gender Equality Audit and Monitoring (Session1)

Workshop co-organised by GE Academy and ACT to introduce the ACT GEAM tool. The workshop is addressed to individuals with little experience in the social sciences, with no previous knowledge regarding the design and implementation of online surveys. Trainers: Jörg Müller and Sergi Yanes. 11 May 2021. READ MORE


Final Event “Polyhedral Views on Gender Violence”

Organized by the project “Polyhedral views on gender violence” to present the results of the research carried out for three years on the prevention of gender-based violence among young people in secondary education from an intersectional perspective. 28 April 2021. READ MORE


Workshop: “Generating high-quality data for designing & implementing gender equality measures in your institution”

Jörg Müller, senior researcher at GenTIC and coordinator of the H2020 project ACT, will provide an introduction to the Gender Equality Audit and Monitoring (GEAM) tool developed by the ACT team. Co-organized by GE Academy and ACT project. 27 April 2021. READ MORE


+RESILIENT 6th Webinar “Key Elements for Social Digital Innovation”

Webinar organized by GenTIC as part of the +RESILIENT project with the goal to provide insights on how to identify, generate and consolidate social digital innovation within organizations to make them more resilient. 26 February 2021. READ MORE


2nd ACT International Synergy Conference 

Virtual conference to report on the contribution of the H2020 ACT project to advance gender equality in research and innovation in the EU based on the concept of Community of Practice (CoP). 11 – 12 February 2021. READ MORE


+RESILIENT 3rd Webinar “Monitoring and evaluation methods for social innovation”

Webinar oriented to support the partners of the +RESILIENT project and the pilot action stakeholders in their evaluation process, with presentations by Francesca Petrella (Aix-Marseille Université) and GenTIC researchers Lídia Arroyo and Rachel Palmén. 15 January 2021. READ MORE



CASPER Workshops

The CASPER project is organizing 10 online workshops with stakeholders in different regions of Europe to co-create the scenarios for a gender equality certification or award scheme at the EU level. January/February 2021. READ MORE


+RESILIENT 2nd Webinar “Ideation tools and techniques for public service design and social innovation”

Webinar aimed at the partners of the +RESILIENT project and the MED Community interested in co-creation for social and sustainable innovation with a participatory and integrated approach. 18 December 2020. READ MORE


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


1st ACT International Synergy Conference

Conference aimed at building Communities of Practice for gender equality in ERA. An interactive event for practitioners to #ACTonGender in HE and R&I. Brussels, 25 February 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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