Sex and gender dimension in research: Mobility [2021-03-25]


25 March 2021


09:00-12:00 (Brussels time)




0,5 day

Learning Objectives

  • Provide an overview on sex and gender dimensions in research with a special focus on mobility issues
  • Help to understand the concepts of sex and gender and their relevance for research – focusing mobility related topics, such as landscape/urban planning, engineering and geography
  • Sensitize on the importance of including the sex and gender dimension into research projects and designing more gender sensitive projects
  • Provide practical strategies to implement a gender approach in mobility research


Target Group

  • Researchers at universities and private companies, focusing on mobility, landscape/urban planning, engineering, geography
  • Research team leaders
  • Research coordinators at RPOs and RFOs
  • Research officers / research advisors / people in charge of supporting research projects
  • People in charge of the valorisation /dissemination of research outputs
  • Officers at research and transfer support units at universities




Emilia Rossi

Gender specialist - International development and M&E expert

Bente Knoll

Managing director at B-NK GmbH and lecturer at TU Wien (Austria)

Dr Bente Knoll holds a master’s Degree in Landscape Planning and Architecture, a PhD in Transport and Traffic Planning and a certificate in Mainstreaming-Gender-and-Diversity-in-Organisations. She is managing director of B-NK GmbH Büro für nachhaltige Kompetenz (Consultancy for Sustainable Competence) – an SME and independent research institute located in Vienna, Austria. Her main professional interests and area of expertise are in integrating gender and diversity perspectives in research and consulting processes in science, engineering, technology, urban, transport and landscape planning, mobility research as well as sustainable development. In addition to her work as a consultant, Bente Knoll holds teaching assignments – basic and advanced lectures as well as seminars – in Gender Studies and Engineering at various Austrian universities.

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