Nordwit conference, 10-11 February 2022

Welcome to the Nordwit final conference, 10–11 February 2022
Challenging the Nordic Gender Paradox: Gender in the Nordic Research and Innovation Area

The conference takes place via Zoom.
If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Elina Nilsson or Gabriele Griffin

Conference timetable

NB the timetable may be subject to change

Thursday 10 February 2022

09:00-10:30 Challenging the Nordic gender paradox

  • Gabriele Griffin (Uppsala University, Sweden):
    “Gender in Nordic research and innovation: Moving towards equality”
  • Yvonne Benschop (Radboud University, Netherlands):
    “Interventions for gender equality: Transdisciplinary challenges” 
  • Hilde G. Corneliussen (WNRI, Norway):
    “The challenge of implementing the national gender equality norm in IT organizations”
  • Charlotte Silander (Linnaeus University, Sweden):
    “Promoting gender equality in the academy: Institutional use of policy measures in Nordic higher education”

10:45-12:00 Gendered pathways into tech-driven careers

  • Marja Vehviläinen (Tampere University, Finland):
    “Gendered pathways of becoming multidiciplinary: the case of health technology”
  • Hilde G. Corneliussen (WNRI, Norway):
    “Women's unconventional routes to ICT work”

13:00-15:00 R&I organizations promoting gender equality

  • Jesper W. Simonsen (Research Council of Norway):
    "The Nordic gender paradox: Why is research lagging behind"
  • Marja Vehviläinen (Tampere University, Finland):
    “Situated gender equality in regional research and innovation: Collaborative knowledge production”
  • Thorgerður J. Einarsdóttir (University of Iceland, Iceland):
    “For the sake of equality: Gender budgeting in research institutions”
  • Minna Salminen Karlsson (Uppsala University, Sweden):
    ”Gender-aware intermediary organizations in an innovation system”

15:15-16:30 Changing gendered work environments

  • Oili-Helena Ylijoki (Tampere University, Finland):
    ”Invisible hierarchies in academic career building in interdisciplinary landscape”
  • Gilda Seddighi (WNRI, Norway):
    “Women’s careers in ICT in Norwegian rural contexts”
  • Hanna-Mari Ikonen (Tampere University, Finland):
    “Navigating work and motherhood in research, development and innovation in three Nordic countries”

Friday 11 November 2022

09:00-10:00 Theorizing gender in research and innovation

  • Gabriele Griffin (Uppsala University, Sweden):
    “The work-work balance: An under-researched issue”
  • Päivi Korvarjärvi (Tampere University, Finland):
    “Re-thinking gender in research and innovation”

10:45-12:00 Futures in research and innovation

  • Rebecca W. B. Lund (University of Oslo, Norway): 
    “Identifying small promises: Feminist leadership in the ruins of the university?”
  • Hilda Rømer Christensen (Copenhagen University, Denmark):
    “Strolling in and out of the EU research and innovation programs: Gendering smart mobility and transport as a case”  
  • Julia Nentwich (University of St. Gallen, Swtizerland):
    “Futures in research and innovation: Struggling with competing ideals”

Senast uppdaterad: 2022-02-03