For many people, coming out is still a big and courageous step. The day of action on Tuesday, the 21st of November, in the library foyer aims to educate people about this and make the topics of sexual and gender diversity visible.
By joining the alliance "Gemeinsam gegen Sexismus" ("Together against sexism"), Paderborn University is sending out a clear signal: sexual discrimination, harassment and bullying will not be tolerated in any form.
In a joint declaration, a large number of supporters from all over Germany speak out in favour of working together to recognise sexism and sexual harassment, to take a closer look and to show how this can be effectively countered. The…
Der Senat der Universität Paderborn hat Dr. Annika Hegemann zur neuen Zentralen Gleichstellungsbeauftragten gewählt. Die Betriebswirtin ist zum 1. Oktober auf Irmgard Pilgrim gefolgt, die das Amt seit 1992 inne hatte.
In addition to the guideline, the Central Equal Opportunity Officer of Paderborn University has created a website on which central contents of the guideline, helpful documents, FAQs, and contact options can be found. Those affected should find contact persons and advice as low-threshold as possible and also superiors and possible contact persons must also be clearly shown the essential steps and be provided with a counselling guide.
The Central Equal Opportunities Officer of Paderborn University is offering two workshops for female doctoral students and postdocs in spring 2024.
Registrations for the published workshops are now possible by mail.
The University Executive Board announces postdoctoral fellowships to support women in science. The
aim of the program is to enable talented young female scientists to pursue a successful career in
research and teaching after completing their doctorate.
In its latest recommendations (July 2023), the German Council of Science and Humanities specifically calls for the development and expansion of gender research at German universities. Especially in technical disciplines and medicine, there is a clear need to improve in order to be able to keep up with international comparisons, according to the chairman of the Science and Humanities Council, Wolfgang Wick. Institutional structures are needed to…
"Strong in diversity. Strong organisation" - this is the motto of the new "audit vielfaltsgerechte hochschule" of berufundfamilie Service GmbH, with which Paderborn University has now been awarded as one of two universities in a pilot phase.
The Charter for the Compatibility of Work and Care honours companies, authorities and organisations in North Rhine-Westphalia that respond in a special way to the needs of their employees with relatives in need of care. The University of Paderborn recently became one of the award-winning institutions. "We are pleased to participate in the state's Work and Care programme and, in this context, to consciously reflect and also recognise the situation…
The Central Equal Opportunities Officer, in cooperation with the internal training and further education department, is offering training on how to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace on 28.06.2023, from 9:00 - 13:00. The aim of the training is to provide comprehensive information on legal backgrounds, personal and institutional options for action, as well as appropriate preventive measures.