Center of Excellence Women and Science

Current Projects

Project duration: 01.05.2017 - 30.04.2021

Project leader: Dr. Anke Lipinsky

Funded by: EU, Horizon 2020

GEECCO – Gender Equality in Engineering through Communication and Commitment

In the European project GEECCO technical universities and research funding organizations seek to effectively reduce gender inequalities. CEWS / GESIS evaluates partners' gender equality plans and develops customized tools for monitoring gender equality activities. The project focuses on three topics: the reduction of gender inequalities in academic careers, gender balances in decision-making committees and the gender dimension in research and teaching.

Project duration: 01.09.2019 - 31.08.2022

Project leader: Dr. Nina Steinweg

Funded by: BMBF - Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Funding number 01FP1901

StaRQ Standards, Guidelines and Quality Assurance for Gender Equality in Academia

The StaRQ project pursues two main objectives. On the one hand, quality standards and guidelines for measures to promote gender equality in academia are to be developed. On the other hand, different (virtual) platforms will be created for the sustainable exchange of experts for the quality assurance of gender equality measures in science.

Project duration: 15.04.2020 - 31.12.2021

Project leader: Dr. Nina Steinweg

Funded by: FAU

EvalFAU - Evaluation of gender equality measures of the Technical Faculty of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU)

Selected equality measures of the Technical Faculty of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) are the focus of an evaluation carried out by CEWS.

The subject of the evaluation are the different program lines of the ARIADNE mentoring program as well as other selected measures for the promotion of young women scientists at the FAU's Faculty of Technology.

Project duration: 01.08.2020 - 31.12.2021

Project leader: Dr. Andrea Löther; Dr. Anke Lipinsky (substitute)

Funded by: Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation

AvH-Potenzial Study of the potential of international mobile women scientists

The study aims to explore the reasons for the low female participation among grants of the Humboldt-Foundation. The Foundation likes to receive impulses for action to attract more excellent women scientists to the Humboldt Network. To this end, the study analyzes gender aspects of academic careers in 14 key countries and gender aspects of three selected programs of the Humboldt-Foundation.