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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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

National policies and certification good practices: the CASPER State of the Art analysis is out!

The CASPER team proudly presents the “State of the Art Analysis: mapping the awarding certification landscape in Higher Education and Research” (D3.3). This report is the outcome of the research effort of a network of more than 30 international researchers. Such effort was... Read more

Thinking Critically about Gender Equality Certification and Award Systems

The CASPER project will examine the feasibility of establishing a European award/certification system for gender equality for Research Performing Organizations. The starting points for our conceptual approach towards a European award/certification system include a 1)... Read more

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