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 March is the Dutch association Dutch Network of Women Professors (Landelijk Netw...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
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At an award ceremony in Brussels on International Women's Day, Commissioner Carlos Moedas and Vice-President of the European Parliament Mairead McGuinness announced the four winners of the 2017 Horizon 2020-funded EU Prize for Women Innovators. The winners ...Read More
The annual Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology is an international award which honors young scientists for their outstanding contributions to neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology. The winner and finalists are sel...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