[Video] Recruiting procedures that promote excellence and equal opportunities – Prof. Frédéric Herman

🗣 Prof. Frédéric Herman is a geoscientist working on the interaction between climate and Earth surface processes. He is also the rector of the University of Lausanne, after being dean of the faculty of Geosciences and Environment.

👉 Learn more about his research group: 🌍 https://wp.unil.ch/ice/team/frederic-…

🔊 Abstract: The speaker has several year experience in dean and rector positions in the academia, where he helped developing and implementing strategies for hiring women professors. In this talk, Frédéric Herman shares his experience and the established strategies to promote equal opportunities in the recruiting procedures.

🎤 The convener introducing this talk is Georgina King from University of Lausanne. — 📅 This talk is part of a GEODES workshop “Gender Diversity and Equality Workshop”. It was hosted at Swiss Geoscience Meeting (SGM) 2021, on 19th Nov. 2021, online. The workshop aimed to raise awareness of the benefits that gender diversity, equality and inclusion bring for scientific advancement and research culture. It addressed the challenges and opportunities for the retention of women in science and academia.

🌈 Geosciences Diversity and Equality Switzerland (GEODES) is a committee of swiss geoscientists who supports and promotes initiatives to foster gender equality, diversity and inclusion in Swiss Geosciences.

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