Salento University

Department of Mathematics and Physics, Department of Biological and Environmental Science and Technologies, Lecce, Italy - Research Performing Organisation

The organisation

The Salento University (UNILE) is a young dynamic university. Since 1955 it has had the aim of promoting knowledge, skill and merit and has offered a large range of educational opportunities. From law to science, economics to engineering, humanities to media studies, the university provides academic pathways to a range of professions as well as post-graduate and specialist courses tailor made to meet the needs of the workplace. Six Faculties – hubs for the eight Departments – providing services and information for students, as well as thirty-three Research Centres throughout the Salento area.

The Salento University aims to acquire the awareness and capability to introduce the enrolment and retention of women in science, implement work-life balance policies, and remove obstacles to women’s career progression.

Internal Assessement

A comprehensive analysis of gender equality related conditions inside the Salento University

External Assessment

An analysis of external framework conditions and innovation ecosystems from a gender perspective of the national network of Salento University

GEP Working Group

  • Fabio Pollice, Rector
  • Donato De Benedetto, General Adminstrative Director
  • Rosaria Rinaldi, UNILE partner coordinator/full professor
  • Sara Invitto, UNILE partner staff/adjunct professor
  • Anna Maria Cherubini Rector delegate for gender policies @ UNILE
  • Monica McBritton, Head CUG Unile (Single Warranty Committee)
  • Andrea Ventura, Rector Delegate for university's performance
  • Loredana De Vitis, Head University communication office
  • Gianna Avellis, Innovapuglia/ITWWIN
  • Valeria De Matteis, Researcher
  • Mariafrancesca Cascione, Researcher
  • Elena Laurenzi, Researcher
  • Matteo Maria Maglio, PhD representative in academic council
  • Giulia Giannone, PhD representative in Math and Phys Dept.
  • Linda Albanese, Undergrauate Student/student representative

Organisation Team

Rosaria Rinaldi Full professor in Condensed Matter Physics
Anna Maria Cherubini Rector delegate for gender policies UNILE. Adjunct professor in Complex Systems Analysis
Sara Invitto UNILE partner project staff. Adjunct professor in Cognitive Neurosciences

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