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Opportunities and Challenges of Gender and Diversity in Life Science Universities


Date: 17.11.2017

Time: 10.00 – 11.30

Target group

Participants in the annual ELLS meeting/conference on November 16.-17. 2017


Liv Baisner and colleagues from University of Southern Denmark/the FESTA project.

FESTA: Female Empowerment in Science and Technology Academia

Keynote speakers ahead of workshops

First: Prof. MD. Liselotte Højgaard from the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Second: Dr. Bettina Bock, from Wageningen University, Department of Social Sciences


Create an opportunity for the participants to relate the keynote speakers to their own institutions and policies.

Exchange experience between the participants in the context of ELLS.

Subjects (TBC)


Inclusion in the pipeline – diversity in student recruitment

Inclusion in the recruitment process of faculty members

Inclusion in the work environment among faculty members


Possibly inputs from participants before the workshop

Working with tools created by the FESTA project

Expected output:

Concrete tools to work on gender and diversity at home for those who are interested.

Possibly an organizational “map” or visions to keep working with the subject within ELLS?

This will depend on participants and not least the facilitators.