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16 december 2019

LNVH Monitor 2019: 16% female professors at TU Delft

16,1 percent of the professors at TU Delft are women. A slight increase (1.5 percentage points) compared to last year. The Netherlands has 23.1% female professors, according to the Women Professors Monitor 2019. The percentage of women is still decreasing at each ascending rung of the career ladder. The Netherlands scores poorly in Europe. We are listed 24th out of 28 EU countries. Work remains to be done.

16 december 2019

Interview with new DEWIS chair

DEWIS has a new chair, Dr.ir. Femke Vossepoel, associate professor in the faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences. In this interview, we talk with Femke about gender equality and diversity at TU Delft and what she aims to achieve with DEWIS.

05 december 2019

Recognition and reward of academics: what does it mean for you?

The VSNU, NFU, KNAW, NWO and ZonMw published the position paper ‘Room for everyone’s talent: towards a new balance in the recognition and rewards for academics’ in which we indicate how we aim to more broadly recognise and reward the work of academic staff. This includes placing less emphasis on the number of publications, and a greater emphasis on the other domains in which the academic is active, such as education and impact.

17 oktober 2019

Proud to be a Delft Technology Fellow

In this interview we talk with Odette Scharenborg, Associate Professor and Delft Technology Fellow at the Multimedia Computing Group, about gender diversity in the workplace, women and academic leadership and inclusive, safe working environments.

16 oktober 2019

Jokes that are not funny and remarks that are stereotyping

In this interview we talk with Neelke Doorn, professor of Ethics of Water Engineering at the Department Values, Technology and Innovation and Director of Education of the Faculty Technology, Policy and Management, about women and academic leadership and inclusive, safe working environments.

07 oktober 2019

Recruitment bias in research institutes – a video

The video developed by CERCA that made a difference in mitigating gender bias in ERC Research panel evaluations.

07 oktober 2019

Equality, diversity and inclusion at universities: the power of a systemic approach

‘University leaders need to make this topic a strategic priority to make universities even more relevant.’, Simone Buitendijk, Vice-Provost (Education), Imperial College London

07 oktober 2019

Equality Survey 2018 outlines best practices

CESAER has conducted an Equality Survey 2018, which collected data on gender equality and diversity at our Member institutions.

16 juli 2019

The myth of gender equality in the Netherlands by Henriëtte Prast, TiSEM, Tilburg University

11 juli 2019

Vacancies available for female academic talent

TU Delft is actively looking for female academic talent in the science and technology sector.