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TRIGGER, Birkbeck, University of London

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TRIGGER - Transforming Institutions by Gendering Contents and Gaining Equality in Research, is an FP7-funded European project aiming at increasing the number of women in those university sectors where they are underrepresented.

The project started in January 2014, it will be four years long and it involves several departments at the School of Science and the School of Business, Economics and Informatics at Birkbeck.

Networking Event

Join us to our next Networking Event

Development Workshop

Development Workshop programme is now published

Is leadership gender bias from it roots?

This networking event is designed to inspire any business person, academic or researcher through hearing the experiences of academic and business leaders. The panel’s speakers will reflect on what leadership is and whether it is gender biased.

Congratulations to Colette and Helen

Professor Colette Henry awarded Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences. Professor Helen Lawton Smith appointed Chair of the Regional Studies Association Equalities Committee

Trigger & Institutional Change at Birkbeck

On June 21 2018, the TRIGGER team shared their experiences of the Athena SWAN process with the Irish National Athena SWAN Committee in Dublin. This committee is the umbrella organisation for Irish Universities and Institutes of Technology which are required to gain at least Athena SWAN Bronze award to be eligible for national research funding.

International Women's Day

As part of the celebrations around International Women's Day, the Regional Studies Association talked to Helen Lawton Smith, and others.

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