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 January 2017 is the French association WiN (Women in Nuclear) - France ...Read More
Each year the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science National and Regional programs represent: - Over 6,500 applications, - 250 talented young women scientists granted Fellowships to pursue promising research projects, - 47 programs cove...Read More
The European Commission's Advisory Group on Gender, whose mission is to provide advice to the Commission services on the implementation of the gender dimension in research and innovation content as a cross-cutting issue in Horizon 2020 work program...Read More
Buy the Publication or Download here "She Figures 2015 investigates the level of progress made towards gender equality in research & innovation (R&I) in Europe. It is the main source of pan-European, comparable statistics on the representati...Read More
A recently published article by Prof. Liisa Husu, one of the founding members of EPWS, and Prof. Liisa Tainio addresses the portrayal of Finnish women scientists in print media. The article was published in the special issue of Investigaci...Read More
A keynote at the Embedded Linux Conference Europe described Greenlight for Girls, which aims to give girls around the world the opportunity to love STEM. There is growing anxiety within tech companies about the lack of skilled professionals to keep up w...Read More
The objective of Science with and for Society (SwafS) is "to build effective cooperation between science and society, to recruit new talent for science, and to pair scientific excellence with social awareness and responsibility". It focuses on eight areas: ...Read More
Ready for Dialogue Conference on the Gender Dimension in Science and Research dbb forum berlin, Germany 5th of NOVEMBER 2015 On 5 November 2015, 120 representatives of national and European associations, research institutions and research funding organis...Read More