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First Call – Doctoral training programme in Functional Advanced Materials

DOC-FAM is a 5-years excellence Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND "DOCtoral training programme in Functional Advanced Materials" presented by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and coordinated through the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC) in collaboration with several partner research Institutions from the area, four of them contributing to the co-funding of the ...
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Horizon 2020: Published Work Programme 2018 – 2020

Horizon 2020, the EU's €77 billion research and innovation funding programme, supports scientific excellence in Europe and has contributed to high-profile scientific breakthroughs such as the discovery of exoplanets and gravitational waves. Over the next 3 years, the Commission will seek greater impact of its research funding by focusing on fewer, but critical topics such as migration, securit...
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Job opportunities at the University of Cambridge

  The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. It is made up of over 150 departments, faculties, schools and other institutions. Cambridge also has 31 colleges which are independent institutions, each with its own property and income. The Colleges appoint their own staff on their own terms and conditions and are responsible for ...
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Final Conference of the TRIGGER project “#TriggeringGenderInScience”

  The Department for Equal Opportunities of the Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers, project coordinator, is pleased to invite you to the final conference of the TRIGGER project entitled “#TriggeringGenderInScience” . The final Conference represents an opportunity to present the final results of the project and the project Guidelines, and to contribute to the public debat...
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Gender Equality Index 2017

The Gender Equality Index is a tool to measure the progress of gender equality in the EU, developed by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE). The Index has six core domains - work, money, knowledge, time, power and health – and two satellite domains: violence against women and intersecting inequalities. It gives more visibility to areas that need improvement and ultimately supports...
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University of Leeds / ERC SHARE project – 3 postdoc positions (deadline: 2 Nov 2017)

The ERC Starting Grant project SHARE “Seizing the Hybrid Areas of work by Representing self-Employment”, is looking for applications for the following 4-year-long postdoctoral positions (job description attached):   3 x Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Leeds University Business School https://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=LUBSC1252 The candidates should hold a PhD, or close to com...
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Horizon 2020: Work Programme 2018 – 2020

Funding opportunities under Horizon 2020 are set out in multiannual work programmes, which cover the large majority of support available. The work programmes are prepared by the European Commission within the framework provided by the Horizon 2020 legislation and through a strategic programming process integrating EU policy objectives in the priority setting. Preparations for the work program...
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EPWS at the international Conference on Women in Physics

At the European Platform of Women Scientists (EPWS), umbrella association working for the promotion of equal opportunities in the research fields of all scientific disciplines, over 35% of the members are from natural sciences. Thus EPWS has rather close contacts with professional organisations such as the International Union of Applied and Pure Physics (IUPAP). International conferences on ge...
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OECD: Progress on gender equality far too slow

"The Pursuit of Gender Equality: An Uphill Battle presents a stark call to action, highlighting that very little progress has been made since the 2012 OECD report Closing the Gender Gap Now. “The pursuit of gender equality must be a priority to achieve sustainable, inclusive growth for the benefit of every citizen,” said OECD Chief of Staff and G20 Sherpa Gabriela Ramos at the launch of the...
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EPWS 2017 report to the French Ministry of Higher Education

  EPWS survey about academic statuses in various European Countries for the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation   Claudine Hermann, EPWS President   The purpose of this study is to inform the Office for Human Resources, Equality and Anti-discrimination Strategies of the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI) on diffe...
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