Commission seeks experts on Gender to assess the impact of the COVID-19 in R&I

3 Nov, 2021

The European Commission is launching a new Expert Group on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender equality in EU R&I. This group will deliver a study on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the containment measures put in place at institutional, national and EU level on gender equality in R&I, specifically in the following areas:

  • researchers’ productivity;
  • career development and precarious working conditions;
  • work-life balance and dependent care;
  • research networks, collaborations and mobility; grant management and evaluation procedures in Research Funding Organisations;
  • gender-based violence in new working modalities and
  • the integration of the gender dimension in COVID-19 research.

The call for applications for selecting members of the Expert Group is now open until 25 November 2021.

More information in the following link: Call for applications