Finland recruits women to research training

02.10.2002
Finland is one of the few countries in the world that does not find it difficult to recruit the sufficient number of people to research training. 60 percent of the applicants are women and 22 percent of all Finnish professors are also women.
Finland is one of the few countries in the world that does not find it difficult to recruit the sufficient number of people to research training. 60 percent of the applicants are women and 22 percent of all Finnish professors are also women.

The overall numbers show equal numbers of men and women graduating from PhD training. Reijo Vihko, director general of the Academy of Finland, says to Dagens Forskning that the Academy‘s policy demands 40 percent of the minority gender in working groups, panels and referece groups.

Read more in Dagens Forskning (Swedish only).
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