From 14/09/2022 To 15/12/2022

Starts at 14:00 until 16:00

RMU weeks of Equal Opportunities 2022

  • Address: Virtual
  • Language: English
  • Registration necessary: Yes

Dear Scientists,

we would like to invite you to the annual “RMU weeks of Equal Opportunities” for research alliances in the Gender & Diversity Consulting at the Rhine-Main-Universities. This year’s digital event series offers you exclusive workshops on unconscious bias, resilience, career crafting, and leadership.

Keynote: “Biases and Career Paths in Academia” by Prof. Tomas Brage

In the opening keynote, Prof. Tomas Brage (Mathematical Physics at Lund University, Sweden) will discuss bias as a psychological, an individual and a systemic problem that hijacks processes and hinders academic careers. An essential part will be devoted to checklists, tool-boxes and good practices to combat bias in selection processes and foster fair and equal opportunities.

Open to: Everyone

(Meeting-ID: 645 8484 1660 |Kenncode: 616021)


Digital Workshop Programme

1. Workshop: “Gender and Diversity in Science. Does scientific thinking protect us from unconscious bias?”

Trainer: Noah Fleischer (Diversity Company)

Date: 29.09.2022, 10:00 - 15:00 (Online)

Open to: Scientists of all genders


2. Workshop: “The (in)compatibility of academic work and care work. Building resilience through mindfulness”

Trainer: Dr. Taiya Mikisch

Date: 06.10.2022, 09:00 - 13:00 (Online)

Open to: Scientists of all genders with care responsibilities


3. Workshop + Coaching Session: “Career Crafting for female researchers”

Trainer: Dr. Síofra McSherry

Date: 13.10.2022, 10:00 - 13:00 + one-to-one speed coaching 14.10.2022 ( Both online)

Open to: Female phd students and postdocs


4. Workshop: „Erfolgreich führen: heterogene Teams gender- und diversitätssensibel leiten“

Trainer: Prof. Dr. Uta Bronner (impulsplus)

Date: 15.12.2022, 09:00 – 13:00  (Online)

Open to: Scientists of all genders in leadership positions


The workshops are open to scientists who are members of a research alliance at one of the RMU universities. The costs can be covered by the equal opportunity funds of the alliance. Please register in consultation with the coordination of your research alliance and a confirmation of cost coverage from the alliance's equal opportunities funds. The opening keynote is free of charge.

Registration is now open, you find more information attached.