Dr Romy van der Lee

Dr Romy van der Lee, Gender Summit speaker

Assistant professor, Department of Social and Organisational Psychology, Leiden University, Netherlands.

And the grant goes to... Gender bias in early career research funding
Parallel 4: Sources and effects of gender bias in career development

Romy van der Lee is an assistant professor at the department of Social and Organisational Psychology at Leiden University, where she also obtained her Ph.D. In her research, she investigates the motivational underpinnings and implications of (inter)group behavior and social identity processes. In her current work, she focusses in particular on the differential opportunities for men and women pursuing an academic career. In collaboration with the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), she examined gender disparities in a national grant funding scheme, and is currently developing an intervention aimed at closing the funding gap.  

Read Dr van der Lee's paper Gender contributes to personal research funding success in The Netherlands

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