The CASPER project examines the feasibility of establishing a European award/certification system for gender equality for Research Performing Organizations. The project runs for two years from January 2020 to December 2021

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The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment: Standing for Quality over Quantity

A worth noting initiative for the CASPER Project is the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA).
DORA was developed during the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology in San Francisco. But today, it is a global initiative that covers all scholarly... Read more

Framing CASPER in a complex policy scenario. First deliverable is out!

The CASPER team is proud of announcing the completion of its first output, “D3.1 Policy Framing Report”, an outcome of the initial efforts in the project’s life cycle dedicated to “Mapping the landscape in terms of initiatives aiming at awarding and certifying gender equality in research” (WP1... Read more

GEARING-Roles project provides input to integrate gender equality more strongly in the HRS4R scheme

In this entry, we present potential improvements to the Open Transparent and Merit-based Recruitment Guidelines (OTM-R) proposed by the GEARING-Roles project* (https://gearingroles.eu/). OTM-R is an instrument used in the self-assessment of higher... Read more

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Building Consensus towards European Gender Equality Certification

The CASPER project will examine the feasibility of establishing a European award/certification system for gender equality for Research Performing... Read more