Code of Conduct
A "Code of Conduct" is in place for those involved in joint research activities at RIMS.
We ask those proposing or participating in a research activity at RIMS to read the above Code of Conduct carefully and understand how it applies to them.
"Promotion of Women's Participation" in Research Activities
We encourage the participation of female mathematicians in our research community at RIMS. To support this, we have introduced a specific "Promotion of Women's Participation" workshop/symposium program. To be eligible for this, proposals must meet the following three conditions.
(1) The principal organizer is female. (If there are two, both are female.)
(2) More than half of the speakers (which should be specified in the proposal) are female.
(3) More than half of the expected participants listed in the proposal are female.
The Steering Committee will select up to three such proposals. For those accepted, a budget of up to 1.2 million yen will be offered; this is to support travel expenses for the participants, and encourage international participation. Proposals not adopted as this type of project will still hold a chance to be selected as a regular RIMS Workshop/Symposium. The Technical Committee and the Steering Committee will make the selection and decide on the budget (up to 700,000 yen) for each of the proposals accepted as a regular RIMS Workshop/Symposium.
For more details, please refer to the webpage below. In particular, see the "Guidelines for Grant Proposal Application Form (for “Promotion of Women's Participation”)", and "How to Write the Proposal (for “Promotion of Women's Participation”)".
Please note that the application form and the instructions (“How to Write the Proposal”) for the "Promotion of Women's Participation" scheme are different from those for the regular RIMS Workshops/Symposia program.
The call for proposals will open in September 2021.
Gender Equality and Fostering Early Career Researchers
Kyoto University supports gender equality and encourages the research activities of early career researchers. RIMS asks that those preparing proposals (for any RIMS program) consider gender diversity and the perspective of fostering early career researchers. We particularly hope to see more female researchers participating as members of organizing committees. We moreover encourage the invitation of female and early career researchers to participate in and present their work at the various Joint Research Activities of RIMS. Finally, we highlight that proposals from female and early career researchers are extremely welcome.
Childcare Services during Joint Research Activities
It is possible to set up a temporary nursery on campus during research meetings for the use of researchers with children. For details, please contact the organizer of the meeting you are attending or the Cooperative Research Service Section at RIMS.
Data on Women's Participation
For data on female participation in RIMS activities (numbers of participants, speakers and organizers, by year), see the following document.