18 Nov 2019
This year's World Science Forum will take place at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 20-23 November 2019. GenderInSITE are holding a Thematic Session on Gender Equality in STI: an Ethical Issue, together with UNESCO, OWSD, South Africa's National Research Foundation, and the Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology of...
27 Jul 2019
GenderInSITE report, Pathways to Success: Bringing a gender lens to the scientific leadership of global challenges, was presented as one of the keynote conferences of the Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science, SBPC (...
13 Mar 2019
GenderInSITE formally launched its report on “Pathways to Success: Bringing a Gender Lens to the Scientific Leadership of Global Challenges” at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris on 11 March 2019. Prof Linda Waldman, one of the lead authors, gave an overview...
10 Dec 2018
GenderInSITE report completed: "Pathways to Success: Bringing a Gender Lens to the Scientific Leadership of Global Challenges"
We are delighted to inform our colleagues and partners that GIS has completed the report Pathways to Success: Bringing a Gender Lens to the Scientific Leadership of Global Challenges, which explores the issue of women’s leadership in science. Through...
27 Jul 2018
The recently published Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans 2018 line-up offers an interesting revelation, in that at least 40% of those identified are in scientific research, both natural and social, or related fields. It could be said that society is starting to become aware of the value that science and scientists provide the country. If this is indeed the start of a trend it will...
18 Jun 2018
GenderInSITE has partnered with several international scientific unions as well as OWSD and UNESCO in the ICSU-funded project, A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It? This project aims to gather...
17 Feb 2017
07 Sep 2016
Join the SciDev.Net Twitter Chat for the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science - Thursday, 11 February 2016
On Thursday, 11 February 2016, the United Nations and partner organizations will observe the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This event, which was brought into effect by the signing of a resolution in December 2015, is a collective effort by several UN agencies including UNESCO, UN-Women,...
30 Aug 2016
GenderInSITE will host a workshop entitled ‘Applying a Gender Lens to (Your) Research,’ for interested participants in the OWSD 5th General Assembly and International Conference who are interested in gender in science issues and would like to build their understanding of the gendered dynamics of scientific research through an interactive discussion. The workshop will take place on Wednesday, 18...
30 Aug 2016
From 8-9 December, South Africa will host its inaugural Science Forum at the CSIR ICC in Pretoria, and GenderInSITE is pleased to host a session on Applying a gender lens in STI: Where are we now and what do we need do to next? The panel, which is organized by GenderInSITE's regional focal point for Southern Africa at the Academy of Science of South Africa (...