11 September, 2023
By Maura O'Shea
Posted: 29 September, 2022
The HEA has awarded funding of €246,641 under the Gender Equality Enhancement Fund 2022 to advance gender equality initiatives in Irish higher education. Awards were made across three areas:
· research on or advancing gender equality initiatives in Ireland.
· training programmes specifically addressing gender equality.
· Athena SWAN capacity-building activities.
Projects were funded across several areas including addressing the Gender Pay Gap, investigating the gender dimension in computing research, engaging men in building gender equality, exploration of the systemic factors at post-primary and higher education level that contribute to gender representation in Language Studies, analysis of the nature of change and transformation with respect to gender equality, inclusion, and diversity across higher education, and an open and free of charge Equality Charter Symposium.
|Gender Equality Enhancement Fund Allocations 2022|
|MIC, TCD, University of Galway, and UL||Edited Academic Publication entitled ‘‘Transforming Gender Equality and Inclusion within Higher Education in Ireland – Contemporary Perspectives’.|
|DCU, MTU, MU and UL||Gender Equality in Language Studies (GELS)|
|DkIT, IADT, MIC, MTU, MU, NCI, University of Galway, RCSI, TUS, UCC, UCD and UL||Engaging men in building gender equality – the development of a pilot programme in Irish HEIs|
|MIC, TCD, UCD, University of Galway and UL||Addressing the Gender Pay Gap in Irish Higher Education|
|ATU, DkIT, SETU, TCD and TU Dublin||INDICATOR: Investigating the Gender Dimension in Computing Research across the Irish HEI sector|
|TCD, TU Dublin, University of Galway and UCD||Equality Charters Symposium Ireland – aiming higher, moving forward together.|
*lead applicants are indicated in bold.
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