Award Ceremony for the best Final Degree Projects with a gender perspective


The 4th edition of the Award Ceremony for the best Final Degree Projects with a gender perspective of the 2018-2019 academic year will take place on the 27th of November.


Next Wednesday 27th of November the 4th edition of the Award Ceremony for the best final Degree Project with a gender perspective will take place. It's organised by the Observatory of Equality. The ceremony will be at 12:00h in the Sala Teatre at Plaza Cívica.

The awarded projects can already be consulted in this link. This year, 90 projects have been presented, and 31 of them have been awarded. The faculties that have presented more projects are Philosophy and Letters, Communication Sciences, Translation and Interpreting, and Law. We want to point out that, this year, the faculty of Biosciences and the School of Engineering have presented projects for the first time. The prize is a Diploma issued by the Observatory for Equality and will be presented to the authors of the award-winning projects. The Observatory will post a link of the award-winning projects in the website.

Out of the 31 projects, 4 of them have been divided by different fields of knowledge: Sciences, Biosciences and Engineering; Health Sciences; Social Sciences and Law; and Arts and Humanities. The authors of these 4 projects will receive another Diploma and an economic reward of 250€. The call receives 1000€ subsidy from the ICD.

The event will be presented by Sara Moreno, the Vicerector of Students and Occupability Committee. Laura Martinez, president of the ICD and Maria Prats Ferret, director of the Observatory for Equality will deliver their speeches. After that, the awards will be given for each Faculty or educational institution, and finally, the awards for each field of knowledge.

The aim of these awards is to raise awareness about gender equality and non-discrimination by encouraging students to do research on this topic. To include gender perspective in teaching, as well as promoting gender as a research interest in the UAB.