This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 788204.

Description of the ACT Communities of Practice

Name Description Seed Partner

LifeSciCoP - Gender Equality in Life Sciences

The main objective of the ACT – Life Science CoP will be to find practical solutions to change institutional culture towards Gender Equality. Members of the CoP will decide jointly on which specific problem, behaviour, practice, or process the CoP will focus on and develop the solution in a collaborative manner. Fundació Centre de Regulació Genòmica (CRG), Spain

GEinCEE - Gender Equality in Central and Eastern Europe

The CoP gathers practitioners - representatives of higher education institutions, research funding organizations, policy-making organizations, non-governmental organizations and entrepreneurships operating in Central and Eastern Europe, who undertake or are willing to undertake initiatives aiming at achieving gender equality in their organizations. Universytet Jagiellonski (UJ), Poland

GenBUDGET - Gender Budgeting in Research Organisations

The thematic focus of this new Community of Practice is tackling gender biases in decision-making by the means of Gender Budgeting. The emphasis will be on the gendered managerial mechanisms through which organisations formulate budgets and allocation of resources. Haskoli Islands (UoI), Iceland

FORGEN - Funding Organisations for Gender

Community of Practice aimed at Research Funding Organisations (RFOs) throughout the European Research Area, with some international participation. Science Foundation Ireland will act as lead partner, bringing together gender equality practitioners in RFOs to promote knowledge sharing. Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), Ireland

GENERA - Gender Equality in Physics and beyond

The main objective of the GENERA CoP: Gender Equality in Physics and beyond is joining forces for institutional change towards gender equality. The GENERA CoP is committed to the goal of monitoring and improving the implementation of gender equality GEPs and measures in the physics research field and STEM fields. We share the vision of a diverse and open research culture within the physics community and beyond. Deutsches Elektronen-Synchroton (DESY) & Umweltbundesamt (UBA), Germany

STRATEGIES - Strategies for Sustainable Gender Equality

This Community of Practice is a follow up of previous projects where the CNRS or other French partners were involved as INTEGER, GenderTime, TRIGGER, EGERA, etc. We want to address organizational settings and academic cultures which are characterized by modest resources and centralized management. Contact: Anne-Sophie Godfroy-Strauss anne-sophie.godfroy@u-pec.fr Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France

Alt+G - Alternative Infrastructure for Gender Equality

This Community of Practice will be consisting of persons from different academic institutions in Slovenia who are interested in implementing gender equality measures at their institutions. Znanstvenoraziskovalni Center Slovenske Akademije Znanosti In Umenosti (ZRC-SAZU), Slovenia