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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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Lunchtime Debate in the European Parliament on 6 September 2017

    At the invitation of Dr. Laima Andrikiene MEP, following an initiative of EPWS Board Member Prof. Dalia Šatkovskienė, the event gathered EPWS members and policy-makers on the theme “From Resolution to Realisation – The Impact of the European Parliament Resolution of 9.9.2015 on Women’s Careers in Science and University”. After a warm welcome by EPWS President Prof. Claud...
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Dr. Brigitte Mühlenbruch – EPWS Honorary President

In view of her merits in founding and running the European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS and in gratitude and appreciation of her achievements for the promotion of equal opportunities in science and research, the EPWS Board of Administration in August 2017 elected Dr. Brigitte Mühlenbruch as Honorary President of EPWS. Brigitte Mühlenbruch is the initiator of the European Platform of Wo...
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Tribute to Professors Ana Lobo | Sundaresan Prabhakar

    The Portuguese Faculty of Science and Technology attributed the name of Prof. Ana Lobo and her husband, Prof. Sundaresan Prabhakar, to two laboratories respectively in the Department where they worked all their lives for their oustanding contribution to chemistry in Portugal and abroad. Prof. Ana Lobo is a former EPWS Board of Admistration Member and a Co-founder of AMONET...
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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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EPWS Vice-President awarded medal of Légion d’Honneur of the Republic of France

On May 20th 2015, in the Elysée Palace, Prof. Claudine Hermann, Vice-president of EPWS, co-founder and President of honor of the French association Femmes &Sciences, was awarded by French Republic President Monsieur François Hollande, during a collective ceremony. She received the medal and plaque of "Grande- Officière of Légion d’Honneur" (i.e. 4th level in this order), in recognitio...
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Press

    Articles   2015 Claudine Hermann interviewed by Janna Degener. "Inadequate childcare policies affect scientists’ careers", published on 28/1/2015 European Platform of Women Scientists, International Innovation 171, p.112 -113, 2015 Elizabeth Pollitzer, Ineke Klinge, Claudine Hermann, Brigitte Muehlenbruch and Londa Schiebinger, on Lessons learnt for Work Programme 20...
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EPWS President honoured with Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

  EPWS President Dr. Brigitte Mühlenbruch has been honoured with the Order of Merit 1st Class of the Federal Republic of Germany in acknowledgement of her pioneering work in the promotion of women in science at national as well as European level. She received the Order of Merit by the German Federal President Joachim Gauck himself in Berlin on 6 October 2014 on the occasion of the ...
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EPWS Call for Signatures and Donations

The European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS, an umbrella organisation representing the interests of more than 12,000 women scientists in Europe and beyond, is facing a very difficult time as a result of which the organisation has to close down its secretariat in Brussels.EPWS will continue its activities on a voluntary basis.To be able to further promote women in science the Platform needs your...
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