The European Platform of Women Scientists is an international non-profit organisation that represents the needs, concerns, interests, and aspirations of more than 12.000 women scientists in Europe and beyond.
Since its inception in 2005, more than 100 networks of women scientists and organisations promoting women in science from 40 countries have joined the Platform, working for the promotion of equal opportunities in the research fields of all scientific disciplines and aiming to give women scientists a voice in European research policy.
The European Platform of Women Scientists has more than 100 member networks in 40 countries that represent more than 12.000 women researchers. Strengthened by the disciplinary and geographical diversity of its membership and its highly profiled Board of Administration, the Platform rapidly established its place in the European and national research policy debates.
Every month, for you, EPWS presents the characteristics and activities of one Member Association. Read all the previous Interviews with our Members here Our member for April 2017 is the Italian association ASDO. For A...Read More
"Excellent science and innovation require the talents of both women and men. But there are still too few female scientists occupying top positions in scientific decision-making." Prof. Claudine Hermann, Vice-President of the European...Read More
STUDY ON THE OBSTACLES TO WOMEN CAREERS IN ACADEMIA AND ON THE SOLUTIONS PROVIDED BY PUBLIC POLICIES IN SEVERAL EUROPEAN COUNTRIES (OUTSIDE FRANCE) 2016 report of the European Platform of Women Scientists - EPWS For the French ministr...Read More
Critical issues related to gender disparity and bias must be examined by sound studies. Drawing upon our high-quality global data sources, analytical expertise and unique gender disambiguation methodology, Elsevier has produced this comprehensive new repor...Read More
"Equality between women and men is one of the objectives of the European Union. Over time, legislation, case-law and changes to the Treaties have helped shore up this principle and its implementation in the EU. The European Parliament has always been a fer...Read More
Reference : 2017/SBoursesPostdocSol Application deadline: 30.04.2017 Start date : between 01.09.2017 and 30.09.2017 The Université libre de Bruxelles has created a Solidarity Fund in order to provide support for researchers who no longer have the free...Read More
The Bucharest University Sub-Forum, under the auspices of the World Women University Presidents Forum (WWUPF)/ Women Leadership Academy, to be held in Romania, Bucharest, June, 1-5, 2017. The Sub-Forum will be hosted by “Dimitrie Cantemir” Christ...Read More
"The Forum Alpbach Network was founded in Alpbach and commits itself to the same values as the European Forum Alpbach. Yet we are independent organizations, which are active in their societies throughout the year. We are a network of young, motivated an...Read More
INTRODUCTION "Equality between women and men is a fundamental value of the European Union and one that has been enshrined in the Treaty from the very beginning, as the Treaty of Rome included a provision on equal pay. Over the last 60 years, societal ch...Read More