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Mini Symposium on "Gender and Equality in Science"

on 22 November 2017, 10:30 - 15:30, at the LMU Biocenter


The RTG 2175, the GSNLMU and the SFB 870 are jointly hosting a Mini Symposium on"Gender and Equality in Science".

schiebingerThis symposium will focus on gender related issues in the perception and evaluation of scientific excellence, as well as on gender perspective in research. The first keynote speaker Prof. Londa Schiebinger will talk about the peer-reviewed "Gendered Innovations" project.

thinzGendered Innovations harness the creative power of sex and gender analysis for innovation and discovery. The second keynote speaker Prof. Dr. Thomas Hinz will focus in his talk on "Recruitment Processes in Academia as Tournaments: When Gender Counts".
Furthermore, participants are invited to contribute to open discussions in five round tables on three gender related topics.

When: 22 November 2017

(Free childcare for children aged one to ten years is provided on site, registration is necessary.)

Where: LMU Biocenter, Großhaderner Strasse 2, 82152 Planegg/Martinsried


10:30 Foyer Coffee reception

11:00 Small Lecture Hall B01.027 Welcome and Introduction

11:30 Small Lecture Hall B01.027 Lecture I: Keynote speaker Prof. Londa Schiebinger on "Gendered Innovations"

12:30 to 14:00 Round tables (lunch included), with the possibility to switch topic every half hour (12:30, 13:00, 13:30)

B03.015 "Family Life and Science Compatibility", chair PD Dr. Conny Kopp-Scheinpflug
C00.013 "Family Life and Science Compatibility", chair Dr. Steffen Katzner
B03.045 "Female Role Models in Science", chair Prof. Dr. Magdalena Götz
B01.045 "Sexual Harrasment", chair Dr. Margit Weber
D00.003 Open discussion for students, chair Eli Rajaram
14:00 Coffee break

14:30 Small Lecture Hall B01.027 Lecture II: Keynote speaker Prof. Dr. Hinz "Recruitment Processes in Academia as Tournaments: When Gender Counts"

15:30 End of the event

Registraton is free, but mandatory, please register!