Institute for Social Science in the 21st Century

GENOVATE Symposium and Learning Market on March 11th 2015

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  • 06 Feb 2015

Transforming Commitment into Action - towards gender equality for academic and research excellence

This is the theme of the GENOVATE Annual Convention to be held in UCC in March 2015. GENOVATE partners will come together to discuss the challenges and opportunities of transforming commitment to gender equality into practice in our universities.

A symposium and learning market will be held on March 11th (2.00-5.00pm). All are welcome.

Speakers include Advisor to the European Commission on gender and research Professor Ines Sanchez de Madariaga, Mr. Muiris O'Connor (Higher Education Authority, Ireland) and Professor Uduak Archibong (GENOVATE International Director).

Programme

 

Welcome Address: Professor Anita Maguire, Vice-President for Research and Innovation, University College Cork

 

The GENOVATE Journey So Far

Professor Uduak Archibong, GENOVATE International Director and Professor of Diversity, University of Bradford

 

Gender Equality in Higher Education in Ireland

Mr. Muiris O’Connor, Head of Policy and Strategic Planning, Higher Education Authority (Ireland)

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Professor Inés Sánchez de Madariaga

Professor of Urban Planning at Madrid School of Architecture and Advisor to the European Commission on Gender and Research

 

Discussion and Closing Comments

Dr. Caitríona Ní Laoire, GENOVATE@UCC Scientific Coordinator, University College Cork

 

4.00-5.00pm

LEARNING MARKET with tea/coffee

Transforming Commitment into Action for Gender Equality in Research - Interactive displays by GENOVATE partner universities

 

Attendance is free but registration is essential. Click here to register: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/genovate-convention-ucc-tickets-15597868645

For more information (including biographies of the guest speakers) click here.  Or to watch the event live click here

 

 

 

 

 

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