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EPWS at the international conference Present Challenges of Gender Studies

Panel Ready for Dialogue – Why the Gender Dimension in Science and Research needs Strong Strategic Partnerships at the international conference Present Challenges of Gender Studies, 29 September 2017, University of Cologne On 29 September 2017, the European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS and the Essen College of Gender Research (EKfG) jointly organized a panel Ready for Dialogue – Why th...
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Open Calls: “Science with and for Society” 2018-2020

The new calls “Science with and for Society” 2018-2020 are open. Science with and for society will help citizens, organisations and territories to open a new chapter of their development through joint research and innovation activities in five strategic orientations. It will contribute to the implementation of Responsible Research and Innovation through institutional governance changes in R...
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EPWS participation in the TRIGGER final conference

    Brussels, 28-29 November 2017   This conference included two main parts: “Highlights from the five TRIGGER actions plans” and “Lessons learned from the TRIGGER project and future perspectives of the European strategies to promote institutional change”. Although the differences in situations according to the country and the institution lead to different activit...
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Interview of the Month: Delft Women in Science DeWiS (12/2017)

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 December is the Dutch association Delft Women in Science (DeWiS) Network.   For DeWiS, Astrid Taal, coordinator of Delft Women in Science at Delft University of Technology, has accepted to answer the EPWS questi...
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10th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education

10th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education Dublin, Ireland, 20-22 August 2018 Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister of State with special responsibility for Higher Education announced that Ireland will host the 10th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education. This is the first occasion that this major biennial conference will be held in Ireland. These E...
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2nd call for positions in GenomMed doctoral programme

2nd call for 5 Doctoral Student (Early Stage Researcher) positions in GenomMed doctoral programme is now open! The GenomMed programme will train international experts in translational genomics aiming to solve health care -related questions in the fields of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases and neurosciences to create solutions and innovations to support development of novel treatments a...
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European Commission: new Diversity and Inclusion Charter

A new Diversity and Inclusion Charter and fresh action to reach at least 40% women in its management by 1 November 2019 are two key features of the Commission's new human resources policy. The purpose is to create a better workplace for all – including women, staff with disabilities, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Intersex (LGBTI) staff and older staff. Concrete steps wil...
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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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