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 June is the French association Femmes & Sciences. For F&S, Dr. Sy...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
SAVE THE DATE BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, SEPTEMBER 2015 5 September 2017 EPWS General Assembly 2017 The EPWS General Assembly 2017 will take place in Brussels on 5 September 2017 in the afternoon. More information will be announced by the Association and o...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
The Helsinki Group on Gender in Research and Innovation, an ERA-related group advising the Commission and the Council, has published its Position Paper on Interim Evaluation of H2020 and the future Framework Programme. The paper calls for the continuation ...Read More
The Millennium Technology Prize is Finland's tribute to innovations for a better life. The Prize is worth one million euros and it is awarded every second year. The Prize highlights the extensive impacts of science and innovation on society, even on humanit...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 Executive Board of TU Delft, in the Netherlands, has decided to implement the recommendation “to provide tenure-trackers a standard option of extending her/his tenure track decision and contract by 12 months in the case of a mother or by the...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