Second Call of the Gender Equality Enhancement Fund 2023

By Amber Flynn

Posted: 1 December, 2023

The HEA has awarded funding of € 154,383 under the Second Call of the Gender Equality Enhancement Fund 2023 to advance gender equality initiatives in Irish higher education.

Awards were made across two areas:

  • Training programmes specifically addressing gender equality;
  • Athena SWAN capacity-building activities.

Projects were funded across several areas including the development of: a reverse mentoring programme, a national gender equality network for Chemistry, a training and learning network for early career female researchers and academics, and Athena Swan support and training.

Second Call of the Gender Equality Enhancement Fund 2023 Allocations


UCC, MTU, UL, University of Galway ENGAGE: Empowering New Generations, Advancing Gender Equality through

Reverse Mentoring in Higher Education

MIC, NCI, Carlow College, NCAD Athena Swan Support and Bespoke Training for Smaller HEIs
TCD, DCU, TU Dublin, UCD, MU, UCC, UL, University of Galway, RCSI, MTU The Chemistry of Equality – All Ireland Network for Gender Equality in Chemistry
MU, UL, SETU, MTU, DCU, UCC, University of Galway Promote: Developing, Promoting and Implementing a Career Progression

Training Platform & Network for Early Career Female Researchers-Academics (ECFRAs) across Irish HEIs

*lead applicants are indicated in bold.


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