Institute for Social Science in the 21st Century

GENOVATE Symposium and Learning Market on March 11th 2015

6 Feb

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).



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)



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



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:

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






University College Cork

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