Equal opportunities

Our objective is to encourage the advancement of women in their academic career by creating appropriate conditions and increasing the competences of young women researchers. We offer:

Stipend for NCCR collaborators with parental obligations

  • 10% of supplementary salary is provided for young researchers who raise alone children in the preschool age
  • 5% of supplementary salary is provided for young researchers who raise in couple children in the preschool age

Encouragement of mobility

  • Special funding allowing female researchers to attend conferences and to present their work
  • Accepting women researchers as invited scholars to the NCCR Affective Sciences allowing them to increase their training and their chances for employment.

Consciousness raising for NCCR project leaders to particularly encourage women to

  • Apply for NCCR positions
  • Present and publish their research internationally
  • To apply for grant or stipend funding opportunities
  • Regular update for project leaders on the gender distribution of NCCR collaborators

Workshops for women collaborators in the NCCR on career planning and career advancement; the main goals of these workshops will be:

  • Optimizing the CV
  • Applying for grants and stipends
  • Optimizing the performance during a job interview


Upcoming gender events



What Where Who
November 3, 2017 

Budgets de recherche

University of Geneva REGARD
November 7, 2017 Developing and harnessing professional networks University of Neuchâtel REGARD
November 10, 2017 Devenir professeure, mettre toutes les chances de son côté! University of Geneva REGARD
November 23 and 24, 2017  Project management for successful researchers University of Fribourg REGARD
December 1, 2017 (morning)   Le dossier d'enseignement (partie 2) University of Geneva  REGARD



Prof. Marianne Schmid Mast
Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC)
University of Lausanne

Prof. David Sander
Department of Psychology
University of Geneva

Daniela Sauge
Administrative support