Marcela Linková

Head, Centre for Gender & Science, Czech Academy of Sciences; Chair, ERAC Working Group on Gender in Research & Innovation, GENDERACTION

Marcela Linková PhD is the head of the Centre for Gender and Science at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences. She holds a doctorate in sociology from Charles University in Prague. Her research focuses on the sociology of gendered organizations, research careers, governance of research and research assessment as well as the analysis of public policies for gender equality in R&I. Between 2017 and 2021 she was the chair of the ERAC Standing Working Group on Gender in Research and Innovation and coordinator of the Horizon 2020 GENDERACTION project. Marcela currently coordinates Horizon Europe project GENDERACTIONplus and participates in Horizon 2020 Gender-SMART, UniSAFE and RESISTIRE. Her work has appeared in European Journal of Women’s Studies, Gender and Research, and Science and Public Policy, among others. With Mary Frank Fox and Kjersten Bunker Whittington she contributed to the 4th edition of the Handbook of Science and Technology Studies (2018) and with Lut Mergaert to the Routledge Handbook of Gender and EU Politics (2021). She is the alumna of the 2017 IVLP Women in STEM.