25 June 2013
Universitá degli Studi di Napoli (UNINA) GENOVATE Launch
The GENOVATE Project Launch at UNINA was held on June 25th 2013 in Naples with the participation of the Vice-Rector, academic and top management staff of UNINA and stakeholders. The International Director of the project, Prof. Uduak Archibong, participated at this event.
During the morning session, after the welcome address of the Vice-Rector, Prof. Uduak Archibong provided an overview of the project, and the National Coordinator of UNINA, Dr. Ofelia Pisanti, made a presentation on the aims of GENOVATE at UNINA and the GEAP implementation in the University of Naples Federico II. Other presentations were taken by the stakeholders. The morning session concluded with a light lunch.
22 May 2013
Ankara University (AU) GENOVATE Launch
Please see below links to both the Word and PDF versions of the Ankara University GENOVATE Launch Leaflet 22 May 13.
Also, please see below link to the PDF document for the Ankara University GENOVATE Launch Invitation 22 May 13
Ankara University GENOVATE Launch photos 22 May 13
22nd May 2013
GENOVATE Launch in Ankara University
GENOVATE Project Launch was held in Ankara University (AU) with the participation of high profile politicians, managers of AU, academics and students as well. At the beginning of the launch, the Conservatory students of Ankara University offered a Modern Dance Show.
The Scientific Coordinator of AU, Prof Dr Çiler Çiler Dursun made a presentation on the importance of GENOVATE in AU. International Director of GENOVATE Prof Dr Uduak Archibong provided an overview of the project and described the GENOVATE consortium, Rector Prof Dr Erkan IBiS offered a welcome address. Deputy Minister of Family and Social Policies Ministry Assoc. Prof Askin Asan's presentation was on gender discrimination issues in Turkey. Other presenters at the Launch were the Head of the Gender Equality Commission in Turkish Parliamentary, Prof Dr Serpil Sancar and first women academic of Ankara University, Nermin Abadan. The launch was followed by a reception.
Opening Speech of Çiler Dursun at GENOVATE Launch of AU - 22nd May 2013 - Ankara - Turkey.
Dinner in a Fish Restuarant after GENOVATE Launch - 22nd May 2013 - Ankara.
(Guzin Yamaner, Ruken Ozturk, Bedriye Poyraz, Uduak Archibong, Çiler Durson)
Speech of Rector Erkan IBiS , GENOVATE Launch of AU - 22nd May 2013 - Ankara - Turkey
Vice Rector, Deputy Minister of Family and Social Policies Ministry, Chair of the Gender Equality Commission of Turkish Parliamentary, GENOVATE International Director, The First Women Academician of AU in political Science. (GENOVATE Launch of AU - 22nd May 2013)
3 April 2013
Trnava University Launch
Trnava University launched the Slovak part of GENOVATE on 3 April 2013. Professor Bošak, Dean of the Faculty of Health Care and Social work, opened the launch, emphasising how important and novel this topic was for the Faculty and for the wider University.
Attendees to the launch included staff from the Faculty, the GENOVATE team, the head of the Finance Department in the Faculty, Professor Miroslav Kusý staff from the nearby Technical University (Trnava Faculty) and the strategic collaborator for GENOVATE in Slovakia, Dr Mariana Szapuová. Dr Szapuová presented research on gender issues within the Slovak Academic environment from a study conducted in 2008. Vice Rektor (Vice President of the University) and GENOVATE team member, Dr Lubica Ilievová closed the launch.
1st March 2013
University College Cork (UCC) GENOVATE Launch
The UCC GENOVATE project was launched in University College Cork on Friday 1st March 2013 by Professor Caroline Fennell, Head of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences. Dr. Caitríona Ní Laoire, GENOVATE Scientific Coordinator in UCC, welcomed those present and briefly outlined main aims of the project and introduced the other partner institutions involved.
The UCC project team believe that GENOVATE is an important opportunity for UCC to contribute to ongoing efforts at EU policy level to address the persistence of gender inequalities in research and innovation. The project is being hosted by the Institute for Social Sciences in the 21st Century in collaboration with the UCC Equality Committee and involves a multidisciplinary team from across the university. The events were attended by the project team in UCC and by a wider audience from across the university.
6 March 2013
Inaugural International Conference
The Inaugural GENOVATE International Conference and GENOVATE Convention took place at the University of Bradford in March 2013. The conference saw the coming together of the GENOVATE Consortium Partners, International Advisory Board members and other stakeholders.
Following on from the International Launch of GENOVATE launches are being held at an institutional level within each of the partner institution countries.
6 March 2013
University of Bradford (UNIBRAD) International GENOVATE Launch
The GENOVATE International Project Launch was held at the University of Bradford with the participation of GENOVATE International Advisory Board members and key stakeholders within the United Kingdom. Prof. Shirley Congdon, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) and Vice Chancellor Prof Mark Cleary opened the launch.
Prof Uduak Archibong, Coordinator of the project, presented an overview talk on GENOVATE. During the launch a Roundtable discussion was held which explored: The current status of gender equality in research and innovation, highlighting challenges and priorities for each of the GENOVATE Partner's institution and country.