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R&I PEERS is a Horizon 2020 project, funded by the European Commission, with the mission of providing “pilot experiences for improving gender equality in research organisations.”

The R&I PEERS project aims to create and validate pilot experiences that disrupt gender-biased approaches and unconscious rules which limit participation by and careers for women in Research and Innovation. The R&I PEERS project promotes a concept of gender equality that can best be expressed as “women and men enjoy the same status and have equal opportunity to realize their full human potential to contribute to political, economic, social and cultural development, and to benefit fully from the results.”

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Heidemarie Uhl Receives 2020 ZRC SAZU Member of Honour Award

[T]he ZRC SAZU Member of Honour Award was bestowed upon Dr. Heidemarie Uhl, a senior researcher at the Institute of Culture Studies and Theater History at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and lecturer at the universities of Vienna and Graz...

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R&I PEERS Contributes to Gender Equality in CEE Conference

Tanja Petrović, R&I PEERS team member representing partner ZRC SAZU, joined the 12-13 November 2020 international conference entitled “Gender equality in CEE countries: Policies and practices 2020; Institutional change through implementation of GEPs at RPOs and RFOs in CEE countries.” The aim of the event was to bring together promoters and implementers of Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) developed in the framework of Horizon 2020 projects, along with researchers who are exploring gender issues in science in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)...

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For more information about the R&I PEERS project, consortium members and project activities, please visit the project website or contact the project coordinator.



R&I PEERS – Pilot experiences for improving gender equality in research organisations

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, Grant Agreement No. 788171

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