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.
Ann Marks MBE 24th July 1941 - 9th October 2016 The European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS is mourning the passing of its longstanding Board of Administration Member Ann Marks MBE on 9th October 2016. Ann Marks, a past chair of the Women in Ph...Read More
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 October is the French association APMST - Association pour la Parité dans les Mé...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
The European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS was profiled in the June 2016 edition of Open Science EU, a leading scientific open access journal dedicated to create a better understanding of the community of science and its possibilities. The article w...Read More
30 Years Anniversary Conference dib German Association of Women Engineers --- Freising, near Munich, Germany from 4th to 6th November 2016 The German Association of Women Engineers /deutscher ingenieurinnenbund, in short: dib, an EPWS Member, ...Read More
The Portuguese Faculty of Science and Technology attributed the name of Prof. Ana Lobo and her husband, Prof. Sundaresan Prabhakar, to two laboratories respectively in the Department where they worked all their lives for their oustanding ...Read More
The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) has released the report The gender employment gap: Challenges and solutions. Women’s labour market participation in the European Union has incr...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