Curt Rice

Author of Six Steps to Gender Equality (and more) at

Curt Rice is working to move universities forward. His interest in the politics of higher education and research is particularly focused on leadership development, gender equality, open access and research-based education. He has given over 150 presentations in nearly 20 countries.

Rice's writings on universities are wide-reaching. Internationally, they have appeared in The Guardian, Inside Higher Ed, The Telegraph, The Lancet, Research Europe, ForbesWomen, The Glass Hammer,, University of Venus and University World News, where he is a regular contributor.

In Norway, his contributions have been published in Aftenposten, Dag og Tid, Dagbladet, Dagens Næringsliv, Forskerforum, Morgenbladet and Nordlys.

He has appeared on the BBC Ulster, discussing women in science with Seamus McKee, and has been interviewed about his work on gender equality in Science, Nature, and The Lancet.

Curt Rice is the Rector (President/VC) of the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences. He is also Head of Norway's Committee on Gender Balance and Diversity in Research. He is also the Head of Board for CRIStin ( Current Research Information System in Norway).

From 2009-2013, he was the Pro Rector for Research and Development in Tromsø. Prior to becoming Pro Rector, he was the founding Director of his university's first Norwegian Centre of Excellence, CASTL, the Center for Advanced Study in Theoretical Linguistics.

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