News28 October 2021Brussels, BelgiumResearch and Innovation
Apply for the Commission expert group on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender equality in EU R&I
The Commission is launching an Expert Group on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender equality in EU R&I, funded under the ‘Widening participation and strengthening the European Research Area’ 2021 - 2022 Work Programme of Horizon Europe.
The group shall 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 areas such as 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 RFOs; 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. If you are an expert in one or more of the abovementioned areas, please complete your application, by filling out the necessary documents and enclosing a CV and cover letter, and send them by email to RTD-GENDERINRESEARCH@ec.europa.eu by 2 December 2021, 12 midday, CET.