WORKSHOP I: PHD LABOUR NIGHTMARES: NAVIGATING THE LEGAL LIMBO
The situation of labor in research is truly dire in Spain. The perennial lack of funding suffered by science united to the traditional disregard of research by the institutions, has led to a point where most of the predoc researches are under a plethora of different contracts or grants, causing confusion and unawareness their labor rights. In this workshop we will analyze the current state of affairs and try clarify how to deal with such matters.
WORKSHOP II: WOMEN IN RESEARCH
According to a recent EU report on the matter, although the percentage of women earning their undergraduate degree is as high as 59%, this figure drops to 46% when it comes to doctorate. What is worse, while 44% of entry-level positions at universities were held by women only 37% of the next level are, plummeting to a shocking 20% working as full professors. In this workshop we will examine the the present situation and try to figure out what to do to revert this worrisome trend.