As part of our work with the CALIPER project we interview people passionate about gender equality. In our latest interview, Ann-Christine Davis talks about making history as the first female Mathematics professor at Cambridge, the challenges she’s faced, and the positive effect of support from male colleagues.
As part of our work with the CALIPER project we interview people passionate about gender equality. In our latest interview, Johanna Ivaska MAE shares her passion for cancer research and the challenges faced by female scientists.
About Professor Johanna Ivaska MAE
Johanna Ivaska MAE is a Finnish Cancer Institute K. Albin Johansson Research Professor. She is also Professor of Molecular Cell Biology at Turku Bioscience Center at the University of Turku in Finland. She was nominated EMBO member 2015 and EMBO Council member 2023. Professor Ivaska is a speaker at Academia Europaea’s Class C (Life Sciences) meeting on 9th October 2023 in Munich.
As part of the CALIPER project, we are conducting a series of interviews with inspirational role models who work in STEM research and innovation. We explore what motivated them to choose their career, their experiences and the barriers that they faced.
About the CALIPER project
The CALIPER project’s goal is to make research organisations more gender equal by increasing the number of female researchers in STEM, improving their careers prospects and integrating a gender dimension in research. The project supports nine research organisations, predominantly in Southern and Eastern Europe, to establish Gender Equality Plans. Here are some key facts about the CALIPER project. Find out more about the project’s progress.
AE Cardiff’s role in CALIPER
The Cardiff Hub is leading on communications across Europe and encouraging wider engagement with the project, producing digital content and organising events.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme under Grant Agreement No. 873134.
In this blog by Marzia Cescon and Maria Sangiuliano, discover how CALIPER’s participatory approach is driving transformative change, fostering collective creativity, and forging a path to gender equality in STEM.
The AE Cardiff Hub joined the Horizon 2020-funded CALIPER project in 2021, as part of a consortium of organisations that aim to address gender equality within research and innovation in Europe. The CALIPER project’s goal is to make research organisations more gender equal by increasing the number of female researchers in STEM, improving their careers prospects and integrating a gender dimension in research.