Equality Focus Group

Vision

The aim of the equality task force is to improve and highlight unequal situations for all individuals in academia at Karolinska Institutet.

 

Goals

Our goals will be achieved by striving for greater transparency in academia, highlighting scientific role models from all avenues of science, pursuing a mentorship program for junior and established researchers, encouraging the employment of a qualified equality researcher, and educating and informing researchers and research leaders on discrimination, issues and solutions.”

 

Ongoing/planned activities

  • Equality integration of other JF Focus groups.
  • Investigation of KI recruitment procedures/results for Forskar Assistent positions
  • Survey/investigation of why women who have been supported by KI Forskar assistent leave academia after the four years - without applying for a continuation
  • Organization of symposium on implicit bias regarding gender in academia
  • Analyses of survey sent to all KI Junior faculty members

 

Coordinator name and contact information

Postdoc

Shireen Sindi

Organizational unit: Division of Clinical geriatrics
E-mail: shireen.sindi@ki.se