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Fanni Szigeti

Association of Hungarian Women in Science, Hungary   She has been working for the Association of Hungarian Women in Science since it’s establishment, 2008. She made her bachelor degree in business and management at Budapest University of Technology and Economics and defended her thesis on “Women in Science - focus on motivating girls to pursue careers in science, technology, enginee...
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EPWS Booklet – Interviews of the Month 2015-2017

  The European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS is an umbrella organisation bringing together networks of women scientists and organisations committed to gender equality in research, so as to raise the voice of women scientists in the European research policy debate. EPWS is concerned with all scientific disciplines throughout the European Union (EU) and the countries associated with t...
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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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Dr. Yvonne Pourrat

Dr. Yvonne Pourrat, ECEPIE, Paris (France)   Dr. Yvonne Pourrat is graduated in Agronomy Engineering and obtained her Doctorate in Plant Physiology (University of Paris VI). She worked in CNRS and at the University of Paris XI (Orsay) as scientific researcher specialist in physiology and biotechnology of plants under abiotic stress. She has numerous publications in this field. She s...
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EPWS 2016 report to the French Ministry of Higher Education

    STUDY ON THE OBSTACLES TO WOMEN CAREERS IN ACADEMIA AND ON THE SOLUTIONS PROVIDED BY PUBLIC POLICIES IN SEVERAL EUROPEAN COUNTRIES (OUTSIDE FRANCE) 2016 report of the European Platform of Women Scientists - EPWS For the French ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research   Claudine Hermann, EPWS vice-president   INTRODUCTION The purpose of ...
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Breaking the glass ceiling for women and girls in science

    "Excellent science and innovation require the talents of both women and men. But there are still too few female scientists occupying top positions in scientific decision-making." Prof. Claudine Hermann, Vice-President of the European Platform of Women Scientists and Honorary President of Femmes & Sciences, writes "Breaking the glass ceiling for women and girls in sci...
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Interview of the Month: The Association for Gender Studies in Finland (02/2017)

  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 February is the Finnish association SUNS, The Association for Gender Studies in Finland (Sukupuolentutkimuksen seura/Sällskapet for genusforskning).     For SUNS, Tuija Pulkkinen, president of SUNS and prof...
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Interview of the Month: Daphnet (12/2016)

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 UK Association Daphnet.   Daphnet’s Deputy Director, Dr. Yasmin Robson, will answer the EPWS questionnaire. Contact this association: www.daphnet.org.uk Contact this Member: yrobson1@...
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In Memory of Ann Marks MBE

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 Physics Group (WIPG) of the Institute of Physics (IOP), served as representative of the WIPG on the EPWS Board of Administration since 2009 an...
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Report: EPWS panel at the 9th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education

    Paris, 14 September 2016 At the 9th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education, Paris, 12-14 September 2016, the European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS in cooperation with the Essen College of Gender Research at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, organized a panel on “Integrating of the sex and gender analysis into research content: Ready for Dialogue...
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