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Mujer y ciencia

Carlos III University of Madrid has shown a strong commitment to the promotion of gender equality, launching different actions with the aim of achieving real equality of opportunities in our university community.

• Creation of the Equality Unit in Octuber 2008
• Preparation of the Second Equality Plan in 2017 

The CONEX program, following the spirit of the UC3M and the EU to promote gender equality in research and innovation, has carried out specific actions to disseminate the calls within the women scientific communities.

Such iniciatives have allowed  the participation of women researchers in the CONEX calls to be at similar levels to those of the EC statistics reports “She Figures 2012 Gender in Research and Innovation”, and even improving in the 2nd Call, with a global women participation of 31.5%.

The CONEX program have built 28 researchers, 7 of them are women, representing 25 % of researchers selected:

 Humanities,Library Science and Communication:

  • Verena Berger: Mobility, Time and Space in African, Asian and Latin American Road Movies.
  • Immaculada Colomina: The United States international relief policy for Spanish children and women refugees before the formation of the united nations (1939-1945).
  • Katarzyna Nowack-McNeice: The Melancholy State of California: The Representation and Re-Evaluation of American Identity.

Social Science and Law:

  • Migle Laukyte: Artificially InteLLigent EntitIES: Their Legal Status in the Future.
  • Kalliopi Mylona: Advanced statistical data modeling of multi-stratum designs and their application MODEA.
  • Maria Dolores Sánchez Galera: Environment and Energy Law: The Power of integrating legislation to generate sustainable development.

Engineering, Mathematics and Physics: