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University of Vienna: CoQuS Open Call PhD Fellowships

The Vienna Doctoral Program on Complex Quantum Systems (CoQuS) has been a training center for more than a hundred students the past 10 years. Our 15 different research groups are working on the forefront of the developments in modern quantum science and technology at six different locations in and around Vienna. Your training and research ranges from the most fundamental aspects of quantum ...
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University of Vienna: Open Call PhD Fellowships

  The VDS program in Physics is offering new opportunities in various different research groups working in experimental, theoretical or computational physics! The VDS program offers research opportunities in fifteen different research groups working in experimental, theoretical or computational physics. As a VDS fellow you will have a regular employment at the University of ...
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Femmes & Sciences colloquium

The 2017 colloquium of the French association Femmes & Sciences (Women and Science) took place in Montpellier on November 10th and gathered 150 people. The local Femmes & Sciences group has been active in this field for three years, with 20 mentors and over 50 women graduate students and postdocs in Biology and Chemistry. After a historical and socio-cultural presentation, Belgian, ...
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Gender Violence in Higher Education and Research: from Awareness to Care Taking

Gender Violence in Higher Education and Research: from Awareness to Care Taking Monday December 4th, 2017, at the Paris Diderot University violencesssesr.sciencesconf.org organised by the associations ANEF (French Association for Feminist Studies), CPED (French Standing Conference of Gender Officers of Higher Education and Research Institutions), Femmes et mathématiques (Women and Mathematics...
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EPWS at the International Symposium on Education and Gender Equality

  This event was co-organised by the French Consulate in Boston, Wellesley (girls) College and Sciences Po (politiques) Paris. The speakers were from France, French-speaking Africa and of course the United States. This allowed fruitful comparisons between very different countries. Several former women ministers from Senegal and France gave brilliant talks. Prof. Claudine Hermann, EP...
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V International Symposium – AMONET

  The 5 ISA - V INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF AMONET, the Portuguese association of Women in Science , on “Gender Dimension in Science and Society” will take place in Lisbon on December 14-15 2017. The programme  covers many aspects of gender dimension, from medicine to society. The registration  is free until November 30th.   More information: www.amonet.pt
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The Global Gender Gap Report 2017

"Gender parity is fundamental to whether and how economies and societies thrive. Ensuring the full development and appropriate deployment of half of the world’s total talent pool has a vast bearing on the growth, competitiveness and future-readiness of economies and businesses worldwide. The Global Gender Gap Report benchmarks 144 countries on their progress towards gender parity across four t...
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Marie Curie’s 150th birthday

  “Science is at the root of all the progresses that alleviate human life and decrease its suffering” Marie Curie Marie Skłodowska-Curie was born on November 7th 1867 in Warsaw, Poland. Many European countries celebrate the birthday of the woman who has been a role model for so many women scientists, including EPWS members. In France on November 7th morning a ceremony was held at Pan...
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Interview of the Month: NRW (11/2017)

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 November is the German association Netzwerk Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung NRW. For Netzwerk Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung NRW (The Women's & Gender Research Network of North Rhine-Westphalia), Uta C. Schmidt, Ul...
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