Gender Mainstreaming Funding 2018
The department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology
The department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology received funding for the project: Assignments: merit or a burden? The purpose was to map all the existing assignments at the department and to investigate the gender distribution of assignments considered meritorious compared to assignments seen as a burden.
The Centre for Gender Research assisted in designing the survey that aimed to investigate how the identified assignments were distributed between meritorious and assignments more of the kind of academic housekeeping and also to map the different ways the assignments were appointed. Anneli Häyrén and Renita Sörensdotter at the Centre for Gender Research in-depth interviewed some ten persons and presenting the result in the report: “Varför är det alltid kvinnor?” En studie av akademiska uppgifter och hushållsarbete på IMBIM. Download the report in Swedish.