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 September is the Swedish association WINGS. For WINGS, Dr. Johanna Stadma...Read More
At the invitation of Dr. Laima Andrikiene MEP, following an initiative of EPWS Board Member Prof. Dalia Šatkovskienė, the event gathered EPWS members and policy-makers on the theme “From Resolution to Realisation – The Impact of the Eur...Read More
In view of her merits in founding and running the European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS and in gratitude and appreciation of her achievements for the promotion of equal opportunities in science and research, the EPWS Board of Administration in August ...Read More
The 11th EPWS General Assembly, hosted in the Royal Belgian Museum of Natural Sciences in Brussels on 5 September 2017, was attended by 30 members from 10 European countries and Armenia. According to schedule, the General Assembly elected a new EPWS Board of...Read More
EPWS survey about academic statuses in various European Countries for the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation Claudine Hermann, EPWS President The purpose of this study is to inform the Office for Human...Read More
At the European Platform of Women Scientists (EPWS), umbrella association working for the promotion of equal opportunities in the research fields of all scientific disciplines, over 35% of the members are from natural sciences. Thus EPWS has rather close c...Read More
The Gender Equality Index is a tool to measure the progress of gender equality in the EU, developed by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE). The Index has six core domains - work, money, knowledge, time, power and health – and two satellite do...Read More
“Gender parity in graduation rates is still a distant dream for some fields of study, particularly upper secondary vocational education. Gender parity improves at the tertiary level, though women still represent approximately only one in four entra...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