The gender balance of digital research communities

I was a participant in the first University wide digital research communities workshop day today. The aim of the workshop was quite straightforward:

  • understand institutional priorities for this
  • spot the challenges and opportunities
  • plan for later activities

The university has a good gender balance of staff in most units, but there was no gender balance of participants:

  • There were 8 [expert] presenters only two of which were women: F=25%.
  • At one point there were 32 participants 20 of which were women : F= 63%

About Gill Kirkup

I have worked most of my life as an academic engaged in a combination of teaching, research and scholarship. A strong theme over the years has been a critical engagement with the gendering of technologies and the technologies of gender and identity. This blog is a place where I can reflect on all of these - sometimes in a scholarly way -but not always.
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