The aim of the GenderTime project is to identify and implement the best systemic approach to increase the participation and career advancement of women researchers in selected institutions where self-tailored action plans are implemented. Institutions involved in GenderTime are intentionally very different in terms of size, discipline, history, etc. in order to experiment in various situations and to create a synergy among scientific partners. The plans will involve activities as recruitment, retention and promotion policies, supporting work-life balance measures, updated management and research standards, supporting policies for dual careers-couple, etc. To guarantee the real implementation of structural change in each Institution a central role will be assumed by the transfer agents. A crucial point will be the real commitment of organizational heads of each participant.
The project is developing a specific set of gender indicators to be used in Research and Academic Institutions and an automated toolbox of management tools able to show and measure the impact of gender equality action plans. The Toolbox will be available in six languages: English, French, German, Italian, Serbian and Swedish. http://www.gendertime.org/WP6