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New concepts of mobility to foster career development

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New concepts of mobility to foster career development

  1. 1. NEW CONCEPTS OF MOBILITY TO FOSTER CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND GENDER BALANCE IN EUROPE Maria BOSTENARU DAN, Maria Manuela NOGUEIRA
  2. 2. ESOF 2014
  3. 3. Maria BOSTENARU DAN (MCFA) Maria Manuela NOGUEIRA (ESF) Organisers
  4. 4. Programme  Welcome by the moderator (Beate Scholz)  Presentations  Round tables  Conclusion
  5. 5. Presentations  European policy and researcher mobility  Conor O’Carroll • Chair of European Research Area (ERA) Steering Group on Human Resources and Mobility  The role of virtual mobility  Laura Marin • Swedish Research Council  Intersectoral mobility for women  Gianna Avellis • MCFA
  6. 6. Round tables
  7. 7. Appraisal of different mobility concepts Chairs and Rapporteurs Gianna Avellis • MCFA Antonella di Trapani • MCFA Maria Manuela Nogueira • ESF Round table 1 (3 tables)
  8. 8. Appraisal of different mobility concepts – lead questions  How do research funders and universities handle different mobility concepts in peer review or appointment?  What are individual researchers’ experiences?  Are there any examples of promising practice that others might learn from?
  9. 9. Appraisal of different mobility concepts – findings  Partnership issues – dual careers. When it is easier to move first and when it is easier to remain?  agencies  Cultural and societal prejudices  Role models can help  Intersectorial and virtual mobility can be an alternative for women to geographic mobility
  10. 10. Mobility patterns by women researchers Chairs and Rapporteurs Maria Bostenaru Dan • MCFA Riia Chmielowski • MCFA Magdalini Theodoridou • MCFA Round table 2 (3 tables)
  11. 11. Mobility patterns by women researchers – lead questions  Which opportunities and challenges do women researchers face as a consequence of different mobility patterns?  What should research organisations do in order to provide equal playing fields?  How could women researchers benefit from intersectoral mobility?
  12. 12. Mobility patterns by women researchers – findings  Many times geographical mobility  Difficulties in interdisciplinary and intersectorial mobility  Necessity to prepare for different career paths  Necessity to recognise in peer review  Good practices in Finland
  13. 13. Virtual mobility Chairs and Rapporteurs Laura Marin • Swedish Research Council Conor O’Carroll • Chair of ERA Steering Group on Human Resources and Mobility Cornelia Soetbeer • Volkswagen Stiftung Round table 3 (3 tables)
  14. 14. Virtual mobility lead questions  How could virtual mobility be supported at best?  What are, ideally, the outcomes of virtual mobility?  In which way could virtual mobility be adequately appraised in peer review or selection procedures?
  15. 15. Virtual mobility - findings  Necessity of internet  Necessity of short visits  Problems in acknowledging in evaluation  Inclusive  Co-tutelle
  16. 16. Read the detailed outcomes in the document prepared by the ESF http://www.esf.org/uploads/media/2014- 06-22_New-Concepts-of-Mobility_Session- Summary.pdf Conclusions
  17. 17. Nature correspondence on virtual mobility Read a copy at http://www.esf.org/uploads/media/Nature_Correspondence_v511_n7509_01.pdf Further echo
  18. 18. http://www.esof.eu/home.html Call open! Science for policy and policy for science - Research careers Good bye ESOF 2014, welcome ESOF 2016
  19. 19. ESOF opening session ESOF – under the patronage of the Queen of Denmark

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