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 at Uppsala University, English Park campus, room 22-0031. It is also possible to take part via Zoom. 
Please note: There is a limited number of spaces available for participating in person. 

See the provisional timetable below. 
Conference registration deadline: 20 January 2022

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact 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): “Gender in Nordic research and innovation: Moving towards equality”
  • Yvonne Benschop (Radebout, Netherlands): “Interventions for gender equality: Transdisciplinary challenges” 
  • Hilde G. Corneliussen (WNRI): “The challenge of implementing the national gender equality norm in IT organizations”
  • Charlotte Silander, “Promoting gender equality in the academy: Institutional use of policy measures in Nordic higher education”

10:30-10:45 COFFEE BREAK

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

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

12:00-13:00 LUNCH

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

  • Arne Flåøyen (Nordforsk) Title TBA
  • Marja Vehvilainen (Tampere): “Situated gender equality in regional research and innovation: Collaborative knowledge production”
  • Þorgerður J. Einarsdóttir: “For the sake of equality: Gender budgeting in research institutions”
  • Minna Salminen Karlsson (Uppsala): ”Gender-aware intermediary organizations in an innovation system”

15:00-15:15 COFFEE BREAK

15:15-16:30 Changing gendered work environments

  • Oili-Helena Ylijoki (Tampere): ”Invisible hierarchies in academic career building in interdisciplinary landscape”
  • Gilda Seddighi (WNRI): “Women’s careers in ICT in Norwegian rural contexts”
  • Hanna-Mari Ikonen (Tampere): “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): “The work-work balance: An under-researched issue”
  • Päivi Korvarjärvi (Tampere): “Re-thinking gender in research and innovation”

10:30-10:45 COFFEE BREAK

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

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

12:00-13:00 LUNCH & FAREWELL

Senast uppdaterad: 2021-11-19