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Despite the fact that the Nordic countries score high on gender equality, there are major challenges related to gender balance and gender equality in academia, research and innovation.

NORDICORE is a Nordic Center of NORDICOREExcellence, a part of the CORE – Center for Gender Equality Research at the Institute for Social Research and is led by Mari Teigen.

NORDICORE studies key issues that can help us understand and explain what promotes and inhibits gender balance and gender equality within academia and research.

The center consists of six workpackages with different issues related to gender balance in the academia.


NORDICORE  is a five-year Nordic Center of Excellence, funded by NordForsk.

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Published June 4, 2017 8:20 PM - Last modified Feb. 24, 2021 9:14 AM