Veronika Paksi PhD is a research fellow at the Institute for Sociology, Centre for Social Sciences (Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre of Excellence). She holds a PhD in sociology (Corvinus Univerity of Budapest). Her main research interests are gender (in)equality in Research&Development; women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM); Gender Equality Plans; obstacles to academic careers; work-life balance; childbearing. She teaches at University of Szeged; board member of the Association of Hungarian Women in Science (NaTE), and Co-Chair of the Section for the Sociology of Work and Social Inequality of the Hungarian Sociological Association. Currently works in the Gender and Precarity Working Group in ‘European Universities – Critical Futures. The Roles of Universities in European Integration’ project. She has participated in several domestic research projects, and also in a Horizon2020 (EFFORTI). Recently participates in two Horizon Europe projects (UNTWIST and AGRIGEP). Recent publications: Paksi, V – Nagy, B – Tardos, K (2022) Perception of Barriers to Motherhood: Female PhD Students’ Changing Family Plans in the STEM Fields. Social Inclusion; Tardos, K – Paksi, V (2021). Can equality plans contribute to the sustainable development goal linked to gender equality in higher education and research performing organisations? Education of Economists and Managers.
Paksi, V – Nagy, B – Tardos, K (2022) Perception of Barriers to Motherhood: Female Phd Students’ Changing Family Plans in the STEM Fields. Social Inclusion, 10(3):149-159. http://doi.org/10.17645/si.v10i3.5250
Tardos, K., Paksi, V. (2022) Can Equality Plans Contribute to the Sustainable Development Goal linked to Gender Equality in Higher Education and Research Performing Organisations? Education of Economists and Managers, 62(4): 35–53. http://doi.org/10.33119/EEIM.2021.62.2
Tardos K – Paksi V – Fábri Gy (Szerk.) (2021) Tudományos karrierek a 21. század elején (Scientific careers in the beginning of the 20th century) Szeged: Belvedere Meridionale. Download: http://www.belvedere.meridionale.hu/letolt/Tardos-Paksi-Fabri_2021_Tudomanyos%20karrierek.pdf
Tardos, K – Paksi, V (2018) Diversity Management and Gender Equality Outcomes in Research, Development & Innovation Organisations: Lessons for Practitioners. Szociológiai Szemle, 28(4):166-190. http://doi.org/10.51624/SzocSzemle.2018.4.8
Paksi V – Nagy B – Király G (2018) A gyermekvállalás időzítése a mérnöki PhD-tanulmányokat folytató nők körében (The timing of childbearing of female engineer PhD-students). In Nagy B. – Géring Zs. – Király G. (szerk.) Dilemmák és stratégiák a család és munka összehangolásában (Dilemmas and strategies of balancing work and family life). L’Harmattan Kiadó, Budapest, 431–457.
2023-2026 UNTWIST: Policy recommendations to regain 'feminism losers' as mainstream voters. Horizon Europe (Parcticipating researcher. Principal investigator [on behalf of CSS]: Katalin Tardos)
2023-2027 AGRIGEP – Agriculture Education and Research Responsible Assessment to Implement Gender Equality Plan and Strategy. Horizon Europe (WIDERA) (Head of consortium partner [NaTE]. Head of consortium: Julianna Kobolák [MATE])
2021-2023 European Universities – Critical Futures. The Roles of Universities in European Integration. Danish Research Council. Gender and Precarity Working Group (Member of the Working Group. Head of the Working Group: Charlotte Morris [University of Bath])
2016-2021 Career Models and Career Advancement in Research and Development. Different Patterns and Inequalities in Labour Market Opportunities, Personal Network Building and Work-Life Balance. National Scientific Research Fund (Parcticipating researcher. Principal investigator: Katalin Tardos [TK])