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Prof Teresa Rees  -  CBE AcSS FLSW BA PhD FRSA

  •  Projects

    • WAVE - Women Adding Value to the Economy,  August 2012 – March 2015
      This project is designed to address workplace and labour market practices which combine to create gender pay disparities in employment and self employment.  It is being supported through the ESF by WEFO. Our partners are the University of Glamorgan and the Cardiff Women’s Workshop. The Cardiff University part of the project (£1.3m) focuses on equal pay.

    • INTEGER - INstitutional Transformation for Effecting Gender Equality in Research, March 2011 - February 2015
      I am a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of this FP7 funded project which aims to develop and implement Gender Action Plans in order for research and higher education institutions to create sustainable Transformational Change to improve the career progression of women scientific researchers.

    • INTEGER brings together a partnership of research institutions with top level commitment to implementing sustainable transformational change to improve the career progression of women scientific researchers, embed structural changes and create a legacy of learning and guidance to assist other organisations in their implementation. The partners are:
      • - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France, (CNRS) represented by its Mission pour la place des femmes, with implementation in the Institute of Physics and the Institute for Mathematical Sciences.
      • - Siauliai University, Lithuania (SU), with implementation in the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics and/or the Faculty of Technology
      • - Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (TCD), with implementation in Schools from the Faculty of Engineering, Maths and Science
      • - UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology, (UKRC) is the co-ordinator and gender consultant to the implementing partners
      • - Centre of Excellence for Women in Science, Germany (GESIS) will be acting as independent evaluator for the project


    • FESTA - Fostering Equality in the Science and Technology Academia - Implementing structural change in research organisations/universities,  February 2012 – January 2017
      I am a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of this European Commission FP7 funded project. FESTA is concerned with 1) implementing changes in the working environment of academic researchers, 2) encouraging female researchers in science and technology to stay and make a career in the academy and 3) to remove some of the hurdles which make it more difficult for them than for their male peers to reach their professional goals. The partners are:
      • - Uppsala University, Sweden
      • - Syddanske Universitet, Denmark
      • - University of Limerick, Ireland
      • - Christian-Albrecht Universität, Germany
      • - Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
      • - Istanbul Technical University, Turkey.

    • Gender and the Knowledge Economy
      I am writing up some papers with Alison Parken from the European Commission 6th Framework Programme Integrated Project EURODITE on Regional Trajectories to the Knowledge Economy (2005-10). Publications so far include:
      • Parken, A and Rees, T. (2011) ‘Economic renewal and the gendered knowledge economy in Wales’ Contemporary Wales Vol. 24, pp. 113-134


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