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Bias-aware teaching and learning
Bias-aware teaching and learning
Peter Bjelskou, University of Southern Denmark

Bias affects the university classroom in a multitude of ways, far beyond the diversity represented by the people teaching in them. A discussion of teacher bias is likely to be met with the same resistance that prevails in discussions about academic recruiting, with instructors proclaiming their objectivity and fairness in their relationships with students, their research, teaching subjects or teaching methods.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science: How can we promote gender equality in STEM
International Day of Women and Girls in Science: How can we promote gender equality in STEM
Evdokia Bairampa

11th of February is the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

On this day, “we celebrate the achievements of women, known and unknown, remembered and forgotten, who have forged the way for those of us in science today, and to give the opportunity for childern: girls and boys, to choose role models in science’’ – Princess Nisreen El-Hashemite, BSc, MSc, MD, PhD

Working together towards gender equality in academia – SPEAR’s cooperation with sister projects
Working together towards gender equality in academia – SPEAR’s cooperation with sister projects
Liliya Levandovska

Funded together with several other projects under the H2020 call aimed at supporting research organisations to implement gender equality plans (GEPs), SPEAR is striving to initiate institutional change in nine European Research Performing Organisations (RPOs) across Europe.

Cultivating Humanities: the Studies of Gender
Cultivating Humanities: the Studies of Gender
Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Rector of the University of Rijeka

This academic year, at the University of Rijeka, we have launched the communis elective course ‘Gender Studies’ that is available to all students regardless of their study group, and regardless of whether they are on their BA or MA cycles. Alongside the course, we have published a textbook edited by Sanja Bojanić and Brigita Miloš, members of our SPEAR team.