The FP7 project implemented by the Centre for Social Management and Community Development
 
UAIC Project Coordinator
Doina Balahur
Prof. univ. dr. Doina BALAHUR
Professor, PhD, Department of Sociology and Social Work, CSMCD
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FP7European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY 2011-1, STAGES, Structural Transformation to Achieve Gender Equality in Science (SiS.2011.2.1.1.-1)

Project co-funded by the General Inspectorate for relations with the European Union of the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance (IGRUE).

Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance
UAIC Research Group on Gender Equality in Science

UAIC Research Group on Gender Equality in Science is a multidisciplinary research team set up within the frame of the STAGES project in order to conduct scientific studies and evaluations on Gender Equal Opportunities in Romanian educational and research institutions, particularly at the UAIC (see the main objectives, research group members, research and publications).

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"Gender Equality in Science" -
a theme for PhD studies


Cover women technological Since 2013, "Gender Equality in Science" is a theme for PhD studies at the UAIC. Prof. dr. Doina Balahur, scientific coordinator for PhD in Sociology, announced the topics and the bibliography for 2014 candidates competition. As for 2013, the research will be carried out in cooperation with the FP7 European project STAGES at the UAIC. (more info here).

UAIC Research Group on Gender Equality in Science

Main Objectives

UAIC Research Group on Gender Equality in Science is a multidisciplinary research team set up within the frame of the STAGES project in order to conduct scientific studies and evaluations on Gender Equal Opportunities in Romanian educational and research institutions, particularly at the UAIC (seethe main objectives). The founding members gained professional reputation and expertise in previous European, international and national research projects carried out by the Women's Studies Center set up in the 2001. Currently, the core team joins together professionals in social sciences as well as experts in statistics, law, management and computer science. The young researchers - post-doc and PhD students from the UAIC - are also actively involved in the research activities and actions of the project (see Research Group Members).

Main Objectives:

  • Identifying the relevant topics concerning Gender Equal Opportunities in Academics and Science based on the comparative and critical review of international research studies in the domain.
  • Investigating the social construction of the role and the status of women as actors in the academic and scientific field (i.e. Professional career and social-familial responsibilities).
  • Conducting research evaluations and analysis on the specific situation of Gender and Equal Opportunities at UAIC.
  • Identifying the issue of the organizational culture of the academic environment that prevent the recognition and visibility of women's scientific and academic achievements.
  • Monitoring the dynamics of gender indicators and statistics and setting up an open source database.
  • Disseminating the research findings and conclusions in annual reports addressed to the top management aiming at improving the decisions making strategies concerning gender equal opportunities at the UAIC.
  • Communicating and disseminating the reserach outcomes at the international conference, journals and publications.

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