The Netherlands Astronomy Equity and Inclusion Committee

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Netherlands Astronomy Equity and Inclusion Committee



22 May 2024 - 12:15h


Shared documents

Terms of Reference

(Last updated July 2020)
Website version Terms_of_Reference 200916.pdf

Values and Code of Conduct

(Applies from August 1, 2020)
Website version Values_and_Conduct 200916.pdf

Committee Members

Independent chair:
Samaya Nissanke

Ilse van Bemmel 

NAEIC Officer:

Observer from RvdA:
Michael Wise (ex officio; RvdA Chair)

Jean-Michel Désert;
Ralph Wijers

Jake Noel-Storr;

Melissa McClure;
Joe Callingham

Rens Waters;
Katie Mulrey

Betsey Adams;
John Swinbank

Ilse van Bemmel;
Marjolien Verkouter

Elisa Costantini;
Russell Shipman 

Recordings & Slides

October 2023

NAIEC Seminar 19
Astronomy for Mental Health

January 2024

NAIEC Seminar 20
Hands-on science in developing countries: A 20-years endeavour still going strong

April 2024

NAIEC Seminar 21
EDI from the Space Generation Advisory Council

May 2023

NAIEC Seminar 16
Science Communications: Tips for how to clearly share your research with those who need to hear it


June 2023

NAIEC Seminar 17
Human capital development and capacity building for the MeerKAT and SKA projects

June 2023

NAIEC Seminar 18
EDI at the Royal Astronomical Society

November 2022

NAIEC Seminar 13
#MeNext? The quiet fears that silenced #MeToo

March 2023

NAIEC Seminar 14
DE&I, Social Safety, and Recognition & Rewards - an integrated approach

April 2023

NAIEC Seminar 15
The P-Word

May 2022

NAIEC Seminar 10
A brief introduction to decolonisation in the context of global astronomy

September 2022

NAIEC Seminar 11
Science, Society and Storytelling

November 2022

NAIEC Seminar 12
Diversity in ASTROMOVES

February 2022

NAIEC Seminar 7
Equity, diversity and inclusion in Dutch Astronomy: Who, what, when, where and why?

March 2022

NAIEC Seminar 8
The Workplace Pride Foundation

March 2022

NAIEC Seminar 9
Strategies to boost the careers of early-stage researchers

April 2021

NAIEC Seminar 4
The Tactile Universe

May 2021

NAIEC Seminar 5
Three Women Astronomers and a Databank

January 2022

NAIEC Seminar 6
Creating Cultures of Care that Drive Inclusive Excellence

November 2020

NAIEC Seminar 1
LGBTQIA+ People in Astronomy

February 2021

NAIEC Seminar 2
Let's talk IDEA in Science

March 2021

NAIEC Seminar 3
Building Opportunities for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in Astronomy