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Center of Excellence Women and Science

Networking

Nationally and internationally, CEWS liaises with other research institutions, professional societies, infrastructures of gender research, higher education, STS and evaluation research centers, as well as stakeholder organizations and science policy institutions to contribute to a constructive exchange between researchers, practitioners and policymakers and to engage in inter-institutional third-party funded projects.

akfifz - Arbeitskreis Frauen in den Forschungszentren / Workgroup Women in Research Centers

In this official committee of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, those responsible for gender equality among the fifteen research centers of the Helmholtz Association have collectively decided to bundle together the representation of the interests of women scientists in non-university research institutions to be able to act as an advisory group to the board (Dr. Nina Steinweg).  

https://www.helmholtz.de/karriere_talente/chancengleichheit/ak_frauen_in_forschungszentren/

bukof - Federal Conference of Gender Equality Officers in Higher Education in Germany

CEWS acted as the contact point for bukof until the establishment of its own office (2016). Furthermore, CEWS is in close contact with bukof, is a permanent guest on the extended board and supports the preparation of the annual conference (Dr. Andrea Löther).

https://bukof.de/

Com.X Institut, Bochum

Project cooperation

https://www.comx-forschung.de/

Contact Point Women in EU Research (FiF)

Regular exchange and cooperation, e.g. during lectures or in the network of EU projects with gender references (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.eubuero.de/fif.htm#English

DeGEval – Working group Gender Mainstreaming

The working group on Gender Mainstreaming convenes members of DeGEval who research and work on gender and equality in evaluations (Dr. Anke Lipinsky).

https://www.degeval.org/en/working-groups/

DFG / German Research Foundation

Regular expert exchange with the group “Equal Opportunities, Research Integrity and Cross-Programme Development”

https://www.dfg.de/dfg_profil/geschaeftsstelle/struktur/index.jsp?id=014#content

DZHW / German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies

Ongoing scientific exchange

https://www.dzhw.eu/en

Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI), Karlsruhe

Project cooperation within the EU project INSPIRE (Dr. Lena Weber)

https://www.isi.fraunhofer.de/

GenderNetz – Institut für Soziologie der RWTH Aachen

  • Gender Netz addresses gender biases in the career paths in engineering and information technology through informal funding relationships and networks.
  • Member of the scientific advisory board (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.soziologie.rwth-aachen.de/cms/~mlly/Soziologie/

GWK - Gemeinsame Wissenschaftskonferenz Joint Science Conference 

  • Guest status in the working group “Equal Opportunities in Science and Research Promotion of Women in Science”
  • Regular preparation of special evaluations for the annual report “Equal Opportunities in Science and Research” (Dr. Andrea Löther)

https://www.gwk-bonn.de/themen/weitere-arbeitsgebiete/chancengerechtigkeit/

Netzwerk Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung NRW / Women’s and Gender Studies Network NRW

  • Cooperation in various projects, including expertise for the Gender Report 2019 and 2022, participation in the Gender Congresses NRW (Dr. Andrea Löther, Dr. Nina Steinweg, Dr. Anke Lipinsky)
  • Member of the advisory board (Dr. Nina Steinweg)
  • Joint publications (cews.publik)
  • Regular consultations

https://www.netzwerk-fgf.nrw.de/en/das-netzwerk/

Netzwerk Hochschul- und Wissenschaftsforschung / Consortium of higher education research and science studies institutions in Germany

Membership in the network (Dr. Andrea Löther)

ttps://www.herss-summer.eu/

Round table on gender equality and gender studies in academia

CEWS (Dr. Nina Steinweg) is a permanent member of this round table, which is jointly organized by the German Rectors’ Conference and bukof (Federal Conference of Gender Equality Offices in Higher Education in Germany). The meetings are attended by representatives of scientific organizations and the political  world as well as spokespersons of various bukof commissions and the bukof board.

Section women’s and gender studies of the German Association for Sociology

Exchange and networking of gender researchers in Sociology (Dr. Lena Weber)

https://sociohub-fid.de/s/frauen-und-geschlechterforschung/space/space/home

TOTAL E-QUALITY Deutschland e.V.

  • Advice on content for applicant institutions from science and research that apply for the TOTAL E-QUALITY certificate
  • Regular development of the certificate with the board of directors and office (Dr. Nina Steinweg)

https://www.total-e-quality.de/en/

Baltic Gender

Member of the international advisory board of this EU project (Dr. Nina Steinweg)

https://www.baltic-gender.eu/

B-NK GmbH, Austria

Project cooperation within the EU project GEECCO (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

http://en.b-nk.at/ 

Centre for Gender & Science, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

Regular cooperation in projects, e.g. UniSAFE, DATAWOMSCI or GENDERACTION and networks (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://genderaveda.cz/en/about/

Europa Media, Hungary

Project cooperation within the EU project INSPIRE (Dr. Lena Weber)

https://europamedia.org/welcome

European Commission: Chair of the expert group 

Expert group to support the preparation of the EC Recommendation to member states on institutional change in universities and research institutions to promote gender equality (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://ec.europa.eu/research/swafs/index.cfm?pg=policy&lib=gender

European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

Secondment of a CEWS staff member as policy analyst, Seconded National Expert (SNE) (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/research-and-innovation_en

European Commission: Expert group to update and expand “Gendered Innovations / Innovation through Gender”, Horizon 2020

The group assists the Commission in relation to the implementation of existing Union legislation, programs and policies (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regexpert/index.cfm?do=groupDetail.groupDetail&groupID=3601&NewSearch=1&NewSearch=1

European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education

  • Since 2003, CEWS has been associated with the “eq-uni” network, moderated by Prof. Dr. Liisa Husu.
  • Member of the international advisory board of the European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

http://upm.genderequalityconference2020.com/

European Science Foundation, France

Project cooperation within the EU project UniSAFE (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.esf.org/

Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLASCO), Argentina

Project cooperation within the EU project INSPIRE (Dr. Lena Weber)

https://www.flacso.edu.mx/

GENDER-NET

Member of the advisory board of GENDER-NET (ERA-NET) on the promotion of gender equality in research institutions lead by CNRS (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.cnrs.fr/mpdf/spip.php?article938

Horizon 2020 ad hoc expert advisory group on the program “Science with and for Society”

The group provided consistent and consolidated advice to the European Commission during the preparation of the Horizon 2020 work programs (Dr. Anke Lipinsky).

https://ec.europa.eu/research/swafs/index.cfm?pg=policy&lib=gender

Horizon 2020 expert advisory group on Gender

  • Advice to the European Commission services on the implementation of the gender dimension in research and innovation content as a cross-cutting issue in Horizon 2020 work program.
  • Member (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regexpert/index.cfm?do=groupDetail.groupDetailDoc&id=28824&no=1

INNOsystems, Greece

Project cooperation within the EU project INSPIRE (Dr. Lena Weber)

https://www.innosystems.gr/

Institut für Höhere Studien / Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria

Regular consultations, joint publications and guest visits (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.ihs.ac.at/

Institute for Gender Studies of Siaulai University, Lithuania

Project cooperation within the EU project INTEGER (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

http://su.lt/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=16733&Itemid=17538&lang=en

Institute for Social Research, Norway

  • NORDICORE studies key issues that can help us understand and explain what promotes and inhibits gender balance and gender equality within academia and research.
  • Member of the advisory board (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.samfunnsforskning.no/core/nordicore/english/

Jagiellonian University, Poland

Project cooperation within the EU projects INSPIRE (Dr. Lena Weber) and UniSAFE (Dr. Anke Lipinsky) 

https://en.uj.edu.pl/en

Joanneum Research, Austria

Project cooperation within the EU project INSPIRE (Dr. Lena Weber)

https://www.joanneum.at/

KEG / Conference of Women’s and Gender Studies Institutions in German-Speaking Areas

Regular organization of workshops on “Gender equality policy and gender studies” at KEG’s annual convention (Dr. Nina Steinweg)

https://www.genderkonferenz.eu/english/home_en/home_en.htm

KILDEN Information and Documentation Centre for Women’s Studies and Gender Research, Oslo, Norway

Regular consulting, joint publications, networking in the European network of equality centers and project partner in the EU project DATAWOMSCI (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

http://kjonnsforskning.no/en

Lithuanian Social Research Centre, Lithuania

Project cooperation within the EU project UniSAFE (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.lstc.lt/sena_versija/index_en.php

Marie Curie Initial Training Network: Language, Cognition, Gender

  • ITN Language, Cognition, Gender brings together ten European universities, under the leadership of the University of Bern, into a project-based network with the goal of coordinated, trans-national education of Ph.D. candidates.
  • Member of the advisory board (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/237907/de

Matej Bel University - Institute of Social and Cultural Studies, Slovakia

Regular consulting and project cooperation (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.ff.umb.sk/en/departments/department-of-social-and-cultural-studies/

Mission pour la place des Femmes au CNRS, France

Regular consulting and project cooperation within the EU project INTEGER NET (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

http://www.cnrs.fr/mpdf/

Notus, Spain

Project cooperation within the EU project INSPIRE (Dr. Lena Weber)

https://notus-asr.org/en/home/

Open University of Catalunya, Spain

Project cooperations, INSPIRE (Dr. Lena Weber), AvH-Potenzial (Dr. Andrea Löther) and GenPORT (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://research.uoc.edu/portal/en/ri/index.html

Örebro University - School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences, Center for Feminist Social Studies, Sweden

Regular consulting and project cooperation, e.g. UniSAFE, GenPORT and via “eq-uni” (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.oru.se/english/research/research-environments/hs/cfs/

Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom

Project cooperation within the EU project UniSAFE (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.brookes.ac.uk/

Politechnika Krakowska, Cracow, Poland

Project cooperation within the EU project GEECCO (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.pk.edu.pl/index.php?lang=en&template=pk18-tpl

Portia - gender in science

Regular consultation, conference participation and project cooperation in the EU projects INSPIRE (Dr. Lena Weber) and GenPORT (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://portiaweb.org.uk/

Radboud Universiteit, Netherlands

Project cooperation within the EU project INSPIRE (Dr. Lena Weber)

https://www.ru.nl/en/research/research-themes/diversity

RINGS - The International Research Association of Institutions of Advanced Gender Studies

RINGS is an international association with the aim of bringing together research institutions engaged in gender and feminist research on a global basis. CEWS is an associated member (Dr. Anke Lipinsky).

http://ringsgender.org/rings

Šiauliai University, Social Innovation Research Centre Gender Studies Division, Lithuania

Project cooperation, e.g. EU project INTEGER (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

http://lsc.su.lt/?page_id=464

Statistical Correspondents on Gender in Research & Innovation I

  • National German representation on behalf of the BMBF (Dr. Andrea Löther, Dr. Anke Lipinsky)
  • Monitoring of “She Figures” (data on gender equality in the European Research Area)
  • Compilation of German data for the database “Women in Science” (scientific staff by career stage, research funding, committees and management positions)

https://ec.europa.eu/assets/rtd/shefigures2021/index.html

Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

European network of centers for gender equality in science (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://genus.gu.se/english

Syddansk Universitet, Denmark

Project cooperation within the EU project INSPIRE (Dr. Lena Weber)

https://www.sdu.dk/en

Technische Universität Wien; Gender Competence Department, Vienna, Austria

Project cooperation within the EU project GEECCO (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.tuwien.at/en/tu-wien/organisation/service-providers/gender-competence/overview/

Technologická agentura Ceske Republiky (TA CR), Prague, Czech Republic

Project cooperation within the EU project GEECCO (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.tacr.cz/en/homepage/

Trinity Centre for Gender Equality and Leadership, Dublin, Irland

Cooperation in the European network of centers for gender equality in science, in GENDER-NET as well as cooperation in the EU project INTEGER (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.tcd.ie/tcgel/

Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Project cooperation within the EU project UniSAFE (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.ucm.es/english

Università degli Studi Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Reggio Calabria, Italy

Project cooperation within the EU project GEECCO (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

http://www.unirc.it/en/

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

Project cooperation within the EU project GEECCO (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.upc.edu/en?set_language=en

Universiteit Hasselt, Netherlands

Project cooperation within the EU project INSPIRE (Dr. Lena Weber)

https://www.uhasselt.be/en

WHEM - Women in Higher Education Management Network

WHEM is an international feminist research consortium led by Professor Kate White, Federation University Australia. Dr. Anke Lipinsky joined the consortium in 2019.

https://wil.insightsme.net/whem/

WWTF / Vienna Science and Technology Fund, Vienna, Austria

Project cooperation within the EU project GEECCO (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.wwtf.at/index.php?lang=EN

Yellow Window, Belgium

Project cooperation within the EU project UniSAFE (Dr. Anke Lipinsky)

https://www.yellowwindow.com/

ZRC SAZU (Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts), Slovenia

Project cooperation within the EU project INSPIRE (Dr. Lena Weber)

https://www.zrc-sazu.si/en