Seminar series: Gender perspectives in forest research education (GePFRE)

Last changed: 16 March 2021
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During six weeks this autumn, the research school BECFOR will offer a seminar series of gender perspective on various research and professional challenges. Due to Covid19 and restrictions, all seminars will be zoom webinars instead of campus meetings.



The seminar series will kick-off in the beginning of October and be aimed at, and open for, all the PhD-students and supervisors of the Faculty of Forest Sciences at SLU and employees at Skogforsk. Participation is possible from zoom invitation. If you have not received an invitation to register, via e-mail or web page. Please register HERE


Seminar time: Tuesdays 14:00-15:00 

The seminar series starts the 13th of October. 

13 October: Introduction to BECFOR seminars on gender strategic work. Special guests from NYKS, Nätverket för Yrkesverksamma Kvinnor i Skogsbranschen. (Network for women in the forest sector).

20 October: Skogforsk hosting the meeting

27 October: Counting bodies, Gender Equality and Meritocracy
Seminar with Stina Powell, SLU

3 November: The gender strategic work in the forest faculty boards, Lärarförslagsnämnden and Docentnämnden.
Presentation by vice dean Christer Björkman, research secretary Ulrika Ganeteg and equal opportunities officer Tina Sjöström

10 November: Gender in doctoral supervision - experiences from Nordic Forestry, Veterinary and Agricultural universities.
Seminar with Svetlana Saarela, David Agar and Elias Andersson, SLU.

17 November: Gender and Forests: management, policy and governance. Seminar introducing the concepts discussed further in the Ph D course with the same name. Presenter Elias Andersson.

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