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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New EU-wide GECAS - Concept Scenario 1

The CASPER project has developed three alternative Gender Equality Certification/Award Schemes (GECAS) to be managed and supported by the European Commission, plus a fourth scenario where the EC would not take directly action, incentivising instead EU member states to set up their own gender... Read more

Gender Equality Strategy for Researchers (GES4R) - Concept Scenario 2

The CASPER project has developed three alternative Gender Equality Certification/Award Schemes (GECAS) to be managed and supported by the European Commission, plus a fourth scenario where the EC would not take directly action, incentivising instead EU member states to set up their own gender... Read more

Europeanisation of a national GECAS - Athena SWAN - Concept Scenario 3

The CASPER project has developed three alternative Gender Equality Certification/Award Schemes (GECAS) to be managed and supported by the European Commission, plus a fourth scenario where the EC would not take directly action, incentivising instead EU member states to set up their own gender... Read more

What should be considered for the architecture of a Europe-wide gender equality scheme?

By Charikleia Tzanakou, Kate Clayton-Hathway and Anne-Laure Humbert

In the past two decades, several Certification and Award schemes (CAs) on gender equality and diversity have emerged in the European research landscape and also more generally. Existing CAs have provided an... Read more