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Mini Symposium on "Gender and Equality in Science"

The RTG 2175, the GSNLMU and the SFB 870 hosted jointly a Mini Symposium on"Gender and Equality in Science".

schiebingerThis symposium focused on gender related issues in the perception and evaluation of scientific excellence, as well as on gender perspective in research. The first keynote speaker Prof. Londa Schiebinger talked about the peer-reviewed "Gendered Innovations" project.


The second keynote speaker Prof. Dr. Thomas Hinz focused in his talk on "Recruitment Processes in Academia as Tournaments: When Gender Counts".
Furthermore, participants were invited to contribute to open discussions in five round tables on three gender related topics.

When: 22 November 2017

Where: LMU Biocenter, Großhaderner Strasse 2, 82152 Planegg/Martinsried


10:30 Foyer Coffee reception

11:00 Small Lecture Hall B01.027 Welcome and Introduction

11:30 Small Lecture Hall B01.027 Lecture I: Keynote speaker Prof. Londa Schiebinger on "Gendered Innovations"

12:30 to 14:00 Round tables (lunch included), with the possibility to switch topic every half hour (12:30, 13:00, 13:30)

  • B03.015 "Family Life and Science Compatibility", chair PD Dr. Conny Kopp-Scheinpflug
  • B03.045 "Family Life and Science Compatibility", chair Dr. Steffen Katzner
  • C00.013 "Female Role Models in Science", chair Prof. Dr. Magdalena Götz
  • D00.013 "Sexual Harrasment", chair Dr. Margit Weber
  • D00.003 Open discussion for students, chair Eli Rajaram

14:00 Coffee break

14:30 Small Lecture Hall B01.027 Lecture II: Keynote speaker Prof. Dr. Hinz "Recruitment Processes in Academia as Tournaments: When Gender Counts"

15:30 End of the event

Registraton mandatory

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