Institute for Social Science in the 21st Century
GENOVATE Symposium and Learning Market on March 11th 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).
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: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/genovate-convention-ucc-tickets-15597868645