Centre of Excellence Women and Science

Current Projects

GEECCO - Gender Equality in Engineering through Communication and Commitment
Project leader: Dr Anke Lipinsky (2017-2021)
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.

DFG Toolbox - DFG-Toolbox on the DFG’s Research-Oriented Standards on Gender Equality
Project leader: Dr Nina Steinweg (2009-2019)
On behalf of the German Research Foundation (DFG), CEWS compiled a Toolbox of gender equality measures in support of the DFG's Research-Oriented Standards on Gender Equality. This toolbox provides online access to a selected collection of examples of quality-assured gender equality measures in science. Individual, specific and detailed search options enable users to find the measures which meet the special needs of their institutions.