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Explainer videos: gender & robotics, gender & HCI, gender & energy, gender & mobility


Explainer videos showing the relation of gender issues to select STEM areas and their relevance for researchers

Target groups

Habilitands/Post-Doc / managerial staff / PhD students/pre-docs / post-doctoral graduates / Professors / scientific staff / artistic-scientific staff / University Students /

Implementing organization

Vienna University of Technology - Gender Competence Department /


Dr. Brigitte Ratzer: brigitte.ratzer@tuwien.ac.at


The explainer videos were produced 2019-2021

Description of the tool

The explainer videos were produced as part of the EU project “Gender Equality in Engineering through Communication and Commitment”. They show the relation of gender issues to select STEM areas as well as their relevance for researchers.

Robots in our society:
How is gender connected to robotics? Which responsibilities do researchers and research funders have in connection to it?
German Version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s709M6dGwz0&feature=youtu.be
English Version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfXr29VAuwU&feature=youtu.be

Humans & computers:
How should the interface between humans and computers be designed in order to allow as many persons as possible to use a product? And how/why is that question connected to gender?
German Version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6PNYgGlbcU&feature=youtu.be
English Version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrWx91RdmGo&feature=youtu.be

Energy for all:
How to achieve fair energy transition without disadvantaging anyone? And where does gender come in?
German Version with subtitles: https://youtu.be/dVshBvbkI9c
German Version without subtitles: https://youtu.be/rEWtGe2Y3QM
English Version with subtitles: https://youtu.be/tIwrgsNVfW8
English Version without subtitles: https://youtu.be/aAuBRxmAVt

Mobility for all:
How to actualize affordable, environmentally friendly and safe personal mobility tailored to the needs of each and everyone? And how is gender connected to it?
German Version with subtitles: https://youtu.be/ZgBrsqRF2lk
German Version without subtitles: https://youtu.be/2whw4bI2zNY
English Version with subtitles: https://youtu.be/oMIfoI5-14M
English Version without subtitles: https://youtu.be/EvHzrhJnM6s

The explainer videos summarize results of reviews in connection to these fields. Reviews may be found here: http://www.geecco-project.eu/resources_results/geecco_material/