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 Science

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.