Genie articles and filmed seminars

Here we've gathered some articles and filmed seminars that Genie's members and other Genie affiliated has written and produced. Here is also articles that the media have written about Genie. 

Articles about Genie 

Cambridge University Press (2021)

The article is a compact presentation on the work an​d strategy within Genie.

Physics Today (2021)

"Universities ramp up efforts to improve faculty gender balance and work climate in STEM" 

Chemistry Europe (2020)

Biophysical Society (2019)​

"Genie: a new gender equality initiative in Sweden"

University World News (2019)​

"‘Largest’ investment by a university in gender equality"

Chalmers' articles about Genie 

Interview with Pernilla Wittung Stafshede about the first year with Genie​. 

Thanks to dedicated work on gender equality, Professor Paul Waltons' department went from 0 to 40 per cent female faculty in 20 years. Now he's a member of the Genie Advisory board and offers his advice on Chalmers’ big investment in gender equality. 

"With this powerful investment, in addition to what we already do, we want to correct the imbalance and in addition become a stronger and more successful university", said Stefan Bengtsson, president and CEO of Chalmers, at the start of Genie. 

Filmed seminars about Genie 

​Mary Sheran: Let's get more women into computer science 

Genie vice leader Mary Sheran will consider the current sorry state of computer science in academia, why we have ended up here, and what we can do. (December, 2019)
 Watch the lecture​

Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede: Female Faculty: Why so few and why care?

In this lecture, Genie leader Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede talks about the discrimination that women encounter in the academic world and what science tells us about the lack of equality. (November, 2021)
Watch the seminar

Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede held a lecture at Umeå University where she talked about the most common misconceptions around gender equality in academia and why the statements are wrong by using scientific evidence. She also discussed possible solutions forward.​ (December, 2020). 

​​Watch the webinar

Paul Walton: Moving towards gender equality, how can we accelerate this development at Chalmers?

Seminar with Paul Walton, Professor in chemistry at ​York University and member of the Genie advisory board (November, 2017).
Watch the seminar

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