Tomas Brage

Physics Profile

Within Physics, I am working with different aspects of Computational Atomic Physics, applied to Astrophysics, Fundamental properties and Fusion Research. My favourite method is based on Multiconfigurational Hartree-Fock or Dirac-Fock.

For more information on my research, see the link to LUCRIS at the bottom of the page.

Gender, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion in Science (and beyond)

During my time in Lund I have had the opportunity to be strongly involved in work to promote equality, diversity and inclusion and the topic of gender and science (Described in reference 1, Brage 2019). I am active in several European networks, e.g. steering group member of the Policy Group for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (PG EDI) of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) network. I am also a member of the GENERA network for Gender and Physics, of the GenderEX Horizon 2020 project, as well as on the advisory board for the HIT -Leadership program initiative in Switzerland and EPSRC Inclusion Really Does Matter project at the Queen’s University of Belfast. I am also serving at the Expert Advisory Group for Gender and Equality at the National University of Ireland in Galway and the Southern University of Denmark. I have led or co-led several projects in Lund, for example, the Gender Certification project[2], the Antidiscrimination education[3], the Core-Value project[4] and is currently involved in several projects, including training of bias-observers and a Scientific literacy project for students and academic teachers. I am a member of the Expert Group for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Lund University and the Action Group for Equal Opportunities in its Science Faculty. 

  1. Brage, T. 2019,What does gender havde to do with physics?, Optics and Photonics News 30
  2. Brage, T. and Lövkrona, I. 2016, Gender Certification – experiences from working to promote change on a departmental level, page 226 in reference in reference 4.
  3. Brage, T. 2016, See the Human Beyond – an anti-discrimination training programme, page 249 in reference in footnote 4.
  4. Brage, T. and Lövkrona, I (ed.) 2016, Core values work in the academia – with experiences from Lund University, Media Tryck, Lund University, 2016.
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