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Teresa REES

Professor of Social Sciences at the University of Cardiff
 


 


Teresa Rees is a Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University (Wales, UK) specialising in the analysis of education, training and labour market policies with a gender perspective. She has conducted about 50 research projects, mainly on the European Union or the UK, in particular Wales and Northern Ireland and is the author of numerous publications. Her main interest is in developing gender mainstreaming approaches to policy development, implementation and evaluation.

She has been the GB's Equal Opportunities Commission's Commissioner for Wales since 1996 and is an expert adviser to the European Commission on gender equality. She is currently working with the European Commission's Research Directorate on women and science policy in 29 countries (the Helsinki Group).

She was the rapporteur for the European Commission's European Technology Assessment Network on women and science that led to the ETAN report (Osborn et. al. 2000). She was also a member of the GB Equal Opportunities Commission's Equal Pay Task Force that resulted in the influential report Just Pay (Mason et. al. 2001). She recently chaired an Independent Investigation Group on Student Hardship and Funding for the National Assembly for Wales (Rees et. al. 2001).

She was the rapporteur for the European Commission's European Technology Assessment Network on women and science that led to the ETAN report (Osborn et. al. 2000). She was also a member of the GB Equal Opportunities Commission's Equal Pay Task Force that resulted in the influential report Just Pay (Mason et. al. 2001). She recently chaired an Independent Investigation Group on Student Hardship and Funding for the National Assembly for Wales (Rees et. al. 2001).

She was elected to become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 1996 and an academician of the Academy of Learned Societies in the Social Sciences in 2001.

Before taking up her post at Cardiff University in 2000, Teresa Rees was a Professor and previously a Reader at Bristol University. Previously she held academic posts at Cardiff and Exeter Universities. She has a degree in Sociology and Politics from the University of Exeter and doctorate in sociology from the University of Wales.

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Books Bartlett, W, Rees T and Watts AG (2000) Adult Guidance Services and the Learning Society Bristol: Policy Press Rees T (1999) Women and Work: 25Years of gender equality in Wales Cardiff: University of Wales Press Rees T (1998) Mainstreaming Equality in the European Union London: Routledge Rees T (1992) Women and the Labour Market London: Routledge 1992

Articles
Rees, T (2001) Mainstreaming gender equality in science in the European Union' Gender and Education, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 243-260 Rees T (2000) 'The Learning Region? Integrating gender equality in regional economic development' Policy and Politics, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 179-191

Chapters
Ducatel K, Shapiro, H., Rees, T. and Weinkopf C. (2000) 'Towards the learning labour market' in K. Ducatel, J. Webster and W. Herrmann (eds.) The Information Society in Europe: Work and life in an age of globalization, Maryland: Rowan and Littlefield, pp. 141-174

Bartlett, W. and Rees, T. (2000) 'The Variable Contribution of Guidance Services in Different Types of Learning Societies' in F Coffield (ed.) Differing Visions of a Learning Society, pp. 139-166, Bristol: Policy Press

Rees, T. (1999) `Mainstreaming Equality' in S. Watson and L. Doyal (eds) Engendering Social Policy Milton Keynes: Open University Press, pp. 165-183

Official Reports
Rees, T. et. al. (2001) Investing in Learners: Clarity, Coherence and Equity Cardiff: Independent Investigation Group on Student Hardship and Funding in Wales (National Assembly for Wales)

Mason, B., Donaghy R., Duke, R., Efunshile, A., Gill,T., Grinsberg, J., Hinckley S., Karim, S., Paddison L., Prosser, M., Rees, T. and Whittingham D. (Equal Pay Task Force) (2001) Just Pay: A Report to the Equal Opportunities Commission Manchester: Equal Opportunities Commission

Osborn, M., Rees, T., Bosch, M., Hermann, C., Hilden, J., McLaren, A., Palomba, R., Peltonen, L., Vela, C., Weis, D., Wold, A. and Wennerås, C. (2000) Science Policies in the European Union: Promoting excellence through mainstreaming gender equality. A report from the ETAN Network on Women and Science, Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities pp.156

 
 

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