Reading list for research funding organisations

We selected a list of relevant references for RFOs. Do you know other references that deserve to be added to the list? Send us a message via the contact form!

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research. “How to Integrate Sex and Gender into Research.” Accessed August 26, 2020:

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research- Institute of Health and Gender. “Sex and Gender Training Modules.” Accessed August 26, 2020:

  • Doona, Annie. “Addressing Gender Inequality in Academia: The Role of Irish Funding Agencies” in Drew, Eileen P., and Siobhán Canavan, editors. The Gender-Sensitive University: A Contradiction in Terms? Routledge, 2020:

  • European Commission. “Implicit Gender Biases During Evaluations: How to Raise Awareness and Change Attitudes?” Brussels, May 2017: LINK

  • “Interim Evaluation: Gender Equality as a Crosscutting Issue in Horizon 2020.” Brussels, 2017: LINK

  • Fritch, Rochelle, et al. “Practitioners’ Perspectives: A Funder’s Experience of Addressing Gender Balance in Its Portfolio of Awards.” Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, vol. 44, no. 2, Apr. 2019, pp. 192–203, doi:10.1080/03080188.2019.1603882: LINK

  • GEECCO. “Best Practice Examples of Gender Mainstreaming in Research Funding Organizations”, 2017: LINK

  • GEECCO. “Deliverable 7.2: Promoting Gender Equality in the Evaluation Process: Guidelines for Jury Members, Reviewers and Research Funding Organizations’ Employees”, April 2020: LINK

  • GENDERAction. “The Role of Funding Agencies in the Promotion of Gender Equality in R&I”, Briefing Paper N0.10, March 2019: LINK

  • GENDER-NET. “IGAR Tool: Recommendations for Integrating Gender Analysis into Research.” Accessed August 26, 2020:

  • GLOBAL Research Council, “Supporting Women in Research: Policies, Programs and Initiatives Undertaken by Public Research Funding Agencies”, April 2019:  LINK  

  • Hatch, A and R. Schmidt. “Rethinking Research Assessment: Unintended Cognitive and System Biases” (DORA), 2020: LINK

  • Irish Higher Education Authority. “Report of the Expert Group-HEA National Review of Gender Equality in Irish Higher Education Institutions,” June 2016: LINK