Friday 30 June 2017 12:15 - 14:00 UNIGE

How Sex and Gender Analysis lead to Discovery!

“Gendered Innovations” is receiving increasing attention by research funding bodies on European and national levels. In her workshop, Londa Schiebinger, the leading scholar on gender in science, will show how by including gender and diversity perspectives in research can improve and innovate science. Employing case studies from various disciplines, she will show how by doing so, it can save lives, eliminates bias, and lead to new discoveries.
When: 30 June | 12: 15 - 14:00 | University of Geneva
Where: Room B 02.2226| CMU 1 | Rue Michel Servet (UNIGE)

Program of the meeting:
12 :15         Welcome

                   Henri Bounameaux, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva
                   Brenda Kwak, President of Equality Commission, Faculty of Medicine,
                   University of Geneva
                   Brigitte Mantilleri, Director, Equal Opportunity Office, University of
12:25          Key speaker
                   Gendered Innovations in Health & Medicine
                   Londa Schiebinger, Professor, Stanford University
                   Followed by interaction with the expert: How to include gender in your
                   own research
13:30         Inputs from Switzerland : Good practices on Gendered Innovations
                  Is gender meaningful? Testimony...
                  Antoinette Pechère-Bertschi, Professor, Faculty of medicine, University
                  of Geneva
                  Integrating a gender dimension in clinical research and teaching
                  Carole Clair Willi, Privat docent & Senior Lecturer,  University of
                  Joëlle Schwarz, Project Officer, R&D Centre, Medical Outpatients'
                  Clinic, University of Lausanne
                  Gender Dimension in Research Proposals: the role of
                  EPFL’s Research Office

                  Caroline Vandevyver,  Senior Lecturer,
                  Head of the Research Office, EPFL
13:45         Follow-up of discussion around a cocktail buffet

For further information and registration (not later than 23rd of June) please see:  www.unige.ch/egalite/Genderedinnovations

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