30 June 2017 - Gendered Innovations meeting
How Sex and Gender Analysis lead to Discovery!
A meeting with Londa Schiebinger,
the leading scholar in the field
30 June | 12:15-14:00 | B02.2226 | CMU | 1 Rue Michel Servet
“Gendered Innovations” is receiving increasing attention by research funding bodies on European and national levels. In her workshop, Londa Schiebinger from Stanford University, 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 including gender analysis in research can save lives, eliminates bias, and lead to new discoveries.>> Compulsory registration! Event registration not later than 23 June 2017! Register now !
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 Geneva
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 Lausanne
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