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Database of female scientists at the 6 targeted Departments of UNIPI

Romano V., Natilli M., Fadda D., Rossetti G., Giannotti F.

Gender  Academy  Discrimination  Career  Database  University 

The experience gained with the several funded European projects allows us to collect data on female careers but also to identify the context (at institutional level) as a crucial factor in defining the phenomenon of gender equality. The usual approach is to perform a survey or to ask the administration in order to understand how many women are employed at the different levels of the institution at a certain time. The institution obtains a snapshot of the gender equality or, if the study is repeated regularly, a sequence of snapshots that allows gender researchers to perform comparisons and better understand the trends. The aim of the Women Scientific Career Database is to integrate the study of gender equality in the structure of the administration of the institution, in order to build a permanent gender monitor that is automatically updated by the administration. This new approach allows a real time analysis of the gender equality within the institution and, as data are continuously updated, makes it easier to verify how different strategies, laws or regulations can modify the status of gender equality. In order to better understand how the career of a researcher evolves within the institution through years, a lot of different events have to be monitored, like the type of contract and its evolution, and scientific production. The analysis provides statistics aggregated at university level, at department level and personal level in order to give a global picture of the university status and to show how different departments present different behaviors with respect to the gender inequalities. The personal level aggregation wants instead to show how real women scientist can have a successful career. This report describes the realization of the Women Scientific Career Database, the data model, the acquisition procedures and the implementation of first family of indicators and their rendering through a navigable web interface.

Source: Project report, TRIGGER, Deliverable D1.8, 2016

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	title = {Database of female scientists at the 6 targeted Departments of UNIPI},
	author = {Romano V. and Natilli M. and Fadda D. and Rossetti G. and Giannotti F.},
	institution = {Project report, TRIGGER, Deliverable D1.8, 2016},
	year = {2016}