Advancing gender equality in Czech research to achieve institutional changes.

The Centre for Gender and Science (NKC) is a specialised centre that focuses on advancing gender equality in research and on supporting gender equality in research and higher education institutions and in the research policies formulated by public administration and the government.
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Czech Presidency conference Ending gender-based violence in academia

We are organising a conference Ending gender-based violence in academia: Toward gender-equal, safe and inclusive research and higher education within the framework of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU. The conference will take place on 24 and 25 November 2022 in Prague, with the possibility of remote attendance.  It will bring together (among others) representatives of student organisations, national authorities, Research Funding Organisations, Research Performing Organisations and other relevant stakeholders in order...

GENDERACTIONplus: A new Horizon Europe project to advance gender equality in the European Research Area

On 8 – 10 July 2022, a kick-off meeting of the GENDERACTIONplus project will be hosted by the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, Czech Republic. The consortium consisting of 26 organisations operating in 21 European countries will, in line with the new ERA Policy Agenda, focus on five thematic areas, including gender based violence in academia and inclusiveness and intersectionality with other diversity categories and potential grounds for discrimination,...


RESISTIRÉ Project Meeting

Having completed the second cycle of data collection on how COVID-19 policies have affected gender inequalities, RESISTIRÉ now seeks to propose innovative recommendations and guidelines to support policy makers, employers and civil society to address these impacts. To this end, we are organising a workshop among the project partners and external experts to work together to develop these recommendations, taking into account the themes that have emerged during the different phases of the project. Discussing...

2° edition: Gender Equality Academy starts in September – REGISTER NOW!

GENDER EQUALITY PLANS IN PRACTICΕ: Towards sound and sustainable institutional change processes in research organizations. Join the Distributed Open Collaborative Course of the Gender Equality Academy in its highly interactive formats. Take the chance to learn from and exchange with experts and peers via an online e-learning platform. 7 mini-courses distilling among the best lessons of the GE Academy program, to learn at your own pace over 2 months, test your knowledge through specific assignments,...

Gender And Institutional Change

We help Czech research and higher education institutions with the formulation and implementation of every aspect of their Gender Equality Plans. We also help and advise Czech institutions on the gender-related requirements of Horizon Europe.

Plány genderové rovnosti
Plány genderové rovnosti

One Size Doesn't Fit All

We carry out training and awareness-raising activities on the gender aspects of research and innovation. Through actions focused on the research community and a more broadly focused campaign aimed at the general public, we showcase how people and research benefit from incorporating a gender perspective in this area


The Milada Paulová Award

The Milada Paulová Award is conferred annually by the Czech Minister of Education, Youth and Sports in cooperation with the Centre for Gender and Science to recognise prominent Czech women researchers for their lifelong contribution to their academic field.