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Challenging the Nordic Gender Paradox: Gender in the Nordic Research and Innovation Area
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: gabriele.griffin(a)gender.uu.se.

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): “Gender in Nordic research and innovation: Moving towards equality”
Yvonne Benschop (Radboud University): “Interventions for gender equality: Transdisciplinary challenges”
Hilde G. Corneliussen (WNRI): “The challenge of implementing the national gender equality norm in IT organizations”
Charlotte Silander (Linnaeus University), “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 Vehviläinen (Tampere University): “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

Jesper W. Simonsen (Research Council of Norway): "The Nordic Gender Paradox: Why is Research lagging behind"
Marja Vehviläinen (Tampere University): “Situated gender equality in regional research and innovation: Collaborative knowledge production”
Þorgerður J. Einarsdóttir (University of Iceland): “For the sake of equality: Gender budgeting in research institutions”
Minna Salminen-Karlsson (Uppsala University): ”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 University): ”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 University): “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): “The work-work balance: An under-researched issue”
Päivi Korvarjärvi (Tampere University): “Re-thinking gender in research and innovation”
10:30-10:45 COFFEE BREAK

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

Rebecca W. B. Lund (University of Oslo): “Identifying small promises: Feminist leadership in the ruins of the university?”
Hilda Rømer Christensen (Copenhagen University): “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): “Futures in research and innovation: Struggling with competing ideals”
12:00-13:00 LUNCH & FAREWELL
Organizer: Uppsala University
Submitted by: Finland
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10.02.2022 - 11.02.2022 09:00-13:00
Uppsala, Sweden