Women hold up half the sky, they deserve half the research

Dr. Katrien Maes, Chief Policy Officer,
League of European Research Universities (LERU)

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League of European Research Universities (LERU)

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Series of seminars at CaixaForum Macaya: “The Future of Gender (In)Equality”

In collaboration with the Centre for Demographic Studies, we are organising this series of seminars to analyse occupational gender gaps, old and new. We will also be reflecting on gender inequalities in health and the changes that occur when women participate more in public life.

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PhD qualifications by different branches of knowledge and by sex

While the participation of female PhD holders in Portugal is situated above the EU‑27 average in all fields of knowledge considered, in Spain the participation of female PhD holders is situated below the European average in the fields of art, humanities and social sciences.

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Scientists and engineers by sex

Portugal, together with Denmark, is an exception within the framework of the EU-27 and has percentages of women scientists and engineers that slightly exceed the European average.

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Direct (grants) and indirect (tax incentives) goverment support for business R&D

The model of governmental support for business R&D differs between Spain and Portugal, with a predominance of direct support in the case of Spain and indirect in that of Portugal.

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Women researchers by sectors

Spain and Portugal are situated above the European average in percentage of women researchers in all sectors considered, although the lowest participation corresponds to the business sector and the highest, to the governmental sector.

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