The Messenger Astronomical News

ESO’s Peer Review Panel Achieves Gender Balance

  • Patat, Ferdinando [European Southern Observatory (ESO)]
  • Primas, Francesca [European Southern Observatory (ESO)]
  • Cristiani, Silvia [European Southern Observatory (ESO)]
  • Gadotti, Dimitri [European Southern Observatory (ESO)]
  • Hoppe, Elisabeth [European Southern Observatory (ESO)]

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Gender equality, diversity and inclusion are very high on ESO’s agenda, and the organisation has undertaken a number of initiatives in these areas over the past decade (Primas, 2019). The reasons behind these actions are not limited to addressing the issue internally; ESO also aims to raise awareness, with the aim of setting high standards that will motivate members of the scientific community, and hopefully beyond. A diverse and inclusive environment constitutes the most favourable terrain for the growth of ideas, creativity, and the development of original projects — key drivers of success. References Carpenter, J. 2020, PASP, 132, 4503 Patat, F. 2016, The Messenger, 165, 2 Primas, F. 2019, Nature Astronomy, 3, 1075 Reid, I. N. 2014, PASP, 126, 923

Created: 2020-03-01/2020-03-31
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F. Patat, F. Primas, S. Cristiani, D. Gadotti, E. Hoppe; ESO’s Peer Review Panel Achieves Gender Balance. The Messenger 179 (March 2020): 30–30.