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Press release: The Management at our Partner, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), has Approved the Institution’s New Gender Equality Plan (GEP)
Press release: The Management at our Partner, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), has Approved the Institution’s New Gender Equality Plan (GEP)

This concludes an extensive effort facilitated by SDU’s Gender Equality Team (GET) and the university’s central and local gender equality committees, which prior to the Executive Board’s stamp of approval have involved a number of councils and committees across SDU.

Press Release: The Paisii Hilendarski University of Plovdiv adopted its Gender Equality Plan 2021-2024
Press Release: The Paisii Hilendarski University of Plovdiv adopted its Gender Equality Plan 2021-2024
Our partner project, the Paisii Hilendarski University of Plovdiv (PU) in Bulgaria, adopted its Plan for Equality between Women and Men for the period 2021-2024 with a decision from its Academic Council on June 7, 2021, then signed by the University Rector, Professor Rumen Mladenov, on July 1.
Press Release: The University of Rijeka adopted its Gender Equality Plan 2021-2025
Press Release: The University of Rijeka adopted its Gender Equality Plan 2021-2025

On 18 May 2021, the University Senate of our project partner University of Rijeka (UNIRI) in Croatia adopted its Gender Equality Plan (GEP) for the period 2021-2025.

Joint online conference of EU funded gender equality projects CHANGE, LeTSGEPs & SPEAR
Joint online conference of EU funded gender equality projects CHANGE, LeTSGEPs & SPEAR

We are pleased to announce that the RWTH Aachen University SPEAR team together with the German colleagues from the sister projects CHANGE and LeTSGEPs are organising a joint online conference to be held on 25 and 26 November 2021, with a kind contribution from our project partners at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) and University of Rijeka (UNIRI).

 Join the SeeRRI Final Conference in Barcelona!
Join the SeeRRI Final Conference in Barcelona!

The SeeRRI project has worked tirelessly for three years to find a framework that allows territories to put Responsible Research and Innovation principles at the core of their smart specialisation stratregy. 

Preparation, Implementation and Sustainability of Gender Equality Plans
Preparation, Implementation and Sustainability of Gender Equality Plans

Our partners, Vilnius University and Vytautas Magnus University, are organising online events on the 19th-20th of May 2021, dedicated to discussing process of designing and implementation of Gender Equality Plans (GEP) at Lithuanian institutions of higher education.

STUDENTS FROM HOCHSCHULE BONN-RHEIN-SIEG (H-BRS) IN GERMANY PRESENT SPEAR PROJECT DURING A SEMINAR ON EUROPEAN UNION & SOCIAL INNOVATION
STUDENTS FROM HOCHSCHULE BONN-RHEIN-SIEG (H-BRS) IN GERMANY PRESENT SPEAR PROJECT DURING A SEMINAR ON EUROPEAN UNION & SOCIAL INNOVATION

During a seminar on European Union & Social Innovation, four students from the HOCHSCHULE BONN-RHEIN-SIEG, University of Applied Sciences, made a presentation on SPEAR project and its key objectives and challenges.

WP2 and WP4 Workshop
WP2 and WP4 Workshop "Comparative analysis of the state of GE in PU and SWU. How to use findings in GEPs"

On October 29th, 2020 South-West University SPEAR team organized and held a joined workshop with Plovdiv University partner.

YUFE Staff Training: Gender Equality in Academia
YUFE Staff Training: Gender Equality in Academia

DATE: 10-11 December 2020, 9.00 – 12.00 am CET

Staff training on different issues related to gender equality in academia

Artistic impulses of resistance to women's violence
Artistic impulses of resistance to women's violence

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, from  the 19th to 25th November of 2020, a seven-day campaign under the slogan "You matter!" will be held in Rijeka.

The female scientist behind the weapon against the COVID-19 pandemic
The female scientist behind the weapon against the COVID-19 pandemic

Last week, the whole world welcomed warmly, and with plenty of excitement, the new vaccine – the weapon to help us fight against the current pandemic