News & Events

Between Loneliness and Care: Survival Strategies of Single Mothers in Lithuania
Between Loneliness and Care: Survival Strategies of Single Mothers in Lithuania

Online lecture by SPEAR project researcher at VMU Laura Lapinske

Events on Gender Equality Plans and work-life balance organised by Vilnius University and Vytautas Magnus University
Events on Gender Equality Plans and work-life balance organised by Vilnius University and Vytautas Magnus University

On behalf of Vilnius University and Vytautas Magnus University Spear team, we invite you kindly to join the two online events

 

International conference
International conference "WORK-LIFE BALANCE: WHY IT MATTERS AND HOW TO ENSURE IT"

Date: May 31, 2022

Time: 12:30 - 4:00 pm EET

Location: Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, Constitutional Hall (Gediminas ave. 51, Vilnius)

 

UNIRI SPEAR team to win Fierce Women Award!
UNIRI SPEAR team to win Fierce Women Award!

The team SPEAR of the University of Rijeka has won the “Fierce Women Award” 2022, which is awarded for the third consecutive year by the portal Voxfeminae.net and the social enterprise Fierce Women to prominent individuals and organisations that have distinguished themselves through creativity, action and achievements in the past year.

Poster contribution at conference
Poster contribution at conference "Qualität im Hochschulsystem"

On September 16, 2021, the SPEAR team of RWTH presented a poster on the EU project SPEAR at the online conference of the Gesellschaft für Hochschulforschung (GfHf) in Gießen.

#DisseminationTalks with CORDIS
#DisseminationTalks with CORDIS

We are excited to share that SPEAR coordinator Eva Sophia Myers has been featured in CORDIS #DisseminationTalks series on science dissemination in H2020 projects!

 

Addressing gender inequalities in research through institutional change
Addressing gender inequalities in research through institutional change

by Kathy Tzilivakis

Gender equality and inclusion are key metrics by which performance is measured in industry today. Research is no exception. While there is no quick fix to eliminating gender disparities, the EU has identified the structural changes needed in policies and programmes to increase the participation of women in research and innovation and improve their career prospects.

March 8 celebrations with EU sister projects
March 8 celebrations with EU sister projects

On the occasion of the International Women's Day celebrations, SPEAR joined the #EUsisterprojects to promote a joint initiative on Twitter to highlight our strong commitment to working together for gender equality in European research, to create a welcoming and friendly environment for all, especially the generation of young women, and to ensure that the research brings results that improve the lives of all of us and contribute to the reduction of gender inequalities.
 

Press Release: Vytautas Magnus University adopted its Gender Equality Plan 2021-2025
Press Release: Vytautas Magnus University adopted its Gender Equality Plan 2021-2025

With the approval of the Gender Equality Plan by our Lithuanian partner Vytautas Magnus University (VMU), we finally achieved SPEAR’s key objective: to implement GEPs in its nine implementing research performing organisations.

VMU seminar
VMU seminar "Gender Equality in Higher Education: How Can It Be Achieved?"

Professional career advancement for VMU employees

Gender Equality in Higher Education: how to achieve it?

February 24, 14:30 EET, MS Teams