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.
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
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 Belgian association BeWiSe, Belgian Women in Science. ...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
The GenderTime Consortium is delighted to announce the GenderTime International Conference, to be held September 29-30, 2016 in Paris, France. Registration (free of fees but necessary to enter to the conference venue) on the site ...Read More
The Czech National Contact Centre for Gender and Science has published its first Newsletter. The highlight of this issue is the 4th national conference on gender and science organized on 22 June 2016 by the Centre and the Senate of the Czech Republi...Read More
The European Commission encourages women to work in the transport sector. Currently only 22% of transport workers are women. At a recent event in Brussels, Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc met a few of them, as well as employers, ac...Read More
The Fritz Thyssen Foundation has been a reliable partner for researchers working in the humanities, social science and medicine since 1961, the year it began its active work. Originally funded with a stock package of August Thyssen-Hütte AG valued ...Read More
The new 2017 EU Prize for women innovators will reward the outstanding achievement of women entrepreneurs who have brought an innovation to market. It will include a new category for young talents, the Rising Innovators award, it will ...Read More
Originally published on International Innovation Gender equality and diversity is integral to scientific excellence, says Dr Jim Smith, Director of Research at the Francis Crick Institute and Deputy Chief Executive and Chief of Strat...Read More