What you can do for women in SET
If you are a member of a Research Body:
- Collect gender disaggregated data for every funding call
- Report on data gathered and highlight specifically:
- application rates by gender
- average amount of funding requested
- success rates by gender
- average amounts of funding awarde
Examples of Good Practice
Swedish Research Council
The Swedish Research Council aims to achieve equal approval ratings for women and men in the allocation of research support, and has named the active pursuit of this as an objective in its research policy.
Their report “Equality Between Women and Men in Swedish Research Funding? – An Analysis of the Swedish Research Council’s First Years (2003 – 2005)” offers a model for such reporting. Click here to download copy of the Swedish Research Council's report (PDF, 182kB)
The Gender Challenge in Research Funding: Assessing the European National Scences
This report, published by the European Commission, examines the gender differences in application and success rates for research funding across Europe.
Click here to download a copy of "The Gender Challenge in Research Funding" (PDF, 5.05MB)