Nexus Project

Interesting news from Professor Londa Schiebinger

Interesting news from Professor Londa Schiebinger:


Vanessa De Luca from IIT presented Nexus at the WORLD FORUM FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE

Vanessa De Luca from IIT presented Nexus at the WORLD FORUM FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE highlighting its role as a catalyst for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within research and innovation ecosystems. This online scientific conference took place from April 15th to 17th, followed by a networking meeting on April 19th at Parco della Musica in Rome. Vanessa De Luca took part in the World Forum for Women in Science (WFWS) 2024 – ENVISIONING TOMORROW on April 17th (12:15 -13:45). She contributed to a panel discussion titled “Sustainable, Inclusive, Decolonized Innovation.” Her talk centered on “Nexus’s Innovative Approach to Addressing Diversity Gaps in Research and Innovation.

Sofia University held the first session of an Open Lab for the NEXUS project on March 26th

On March 26th , Sofia University held the first session of an Open Lab for the NEXUS project. Important issues related to inequalities were discussed. The purpose of the event was to continue develop the university as an inclusive place to work and study.

Prominent scientists, representatives of the Ministry of Education, representatives of NGOs and the management of Sofia University participated in the meeting. All of them became involved in the drafting of policies for increased commitment and organizational culture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Members of the University’s ENAF – Center on Gender Issues, Diversity, and Equality, met on Tuesday, March 27

Members of the University’s ENAF – Center on Gender Issues, Diversity, and Equality, met on Tuesday, March 27, to discuss the next steps towards its aim for the promotion of equality and diversity in all levels of the University’s operations and in all processes of academic life🙌

ENAF (Equality ‘n’ Awareness at Frederick University) is a dedicated Center fostering gender equality in and outside the University and ensuring equal opportunities for all. The Center plans and implements initiatives that fall under four pillars: Research, Education, Campus Operations, and Public Engagement Activity.
 
Learn more about the ENAF Center👉 https://www.frederick.ac.cy/en/enaf

Frederick University Cyprus

Тhe Master’s Degree Programme  “Woman’s and Gender History (MATILDA) from the Faculty of Philosophy of Sofia University

We are happy to present the Master’s Degree Programme  “Woman’s and Gender History (MATILDA) from the Faculty of Philosophy of Sofia University. The programme is co-developed by 6 european universities.

Dr. Petroula Mavrikiou in the show of Sigma Channel “Front page” and an interview in Dialogos newspaper

“Dr. Petroula Mavrikiou, Associate Professor in the Department of Business Administration of Frederick University, was hosted in the show of Sigma Channel “Front page” and spoke with Gabriella Zartilla about the research project NEXUS.”




Open Lab for co-design within the framework of Nexus

On March 18th, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) hosted the inaugural Open Lab for co-design within the framework of Nexus.
The co-design approach stands as a cornerstone of Nexus, championing the engagement of both internal staff and external stakeholders within the R&I ecosystem. Together, we’re fostering inclusivity and driving impactful actions. #CoDesign #Nexus #Innovation

TU Dublin held two co-creation Open Labs

TU Dublin held two co-creation Open Labs – ‘Towards More Inclusive Athena Swan Actions’ in March 2024. TU Dublin staff were joined by colleagues from Maynooth University, Trinity College Dublin, the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland and a visiting academic from Austria.
The Open Labs were a great opportunity to discuss advancing inclusivity in higher education institutes and research organisations. Both co-creation workshops included very interesting and productive discussions which illustrated the strong interest and commitment to inclusivity in TU Dublin and beyond!