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Career-FIT: Career Development Fellowships in the National Technology Centre Programme

    ENTERPRISE IRELAND invites applicants to its new Marie Skłodowska-Curie cofunded trans-national programme that offers an opportunity for experienced researchers to develop their careers in market focused applied research in Ireland’s Technology Centres, with an enterprise secondment (of 6-12 months in an Enterprise Ireland client company) during the Fellowship (of 36 months...
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She figures 2015 – Now Available in print and download

  Buy the Publication or Download here "She Figures 2015 investigates the level of progress made towards gender equality in research & innovation (R&I) in Europe. It is the main source of pan-European, comparable statistics on the representation of women and men amongst PhD graduates, researchers and academic decision-makers. The data also sheds light on differences in the experie...
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Apply to French Fellowships l’Oréal-UNESCO, For Women in Science

    Each year the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science National and Regional programs represent: - Over 6,500 applications, - 250 talented young women scientists granted Fellowships to pursue promising research projects, - 47 programs covering 112 countries, - 44 prestigious partners among the highest scientific authorities in their countries. - Over 350 international scie...
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Ready for Dialogue: Conference on the Gender Dimension in Science and Research

The international conference “Ready for Dialogue” on the integration of the gender dimension in science and research successfully took place in Berlin on 5 November 2015. The conference was in great demand and brought together 120 representatives of national and European associations, research institutions and research funding institutions supporting the integration of the gender dimension in ...
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Interview of the Month: Donne e Scienza (6/2015)

Every month, EPWS presents the characteristics and activities of one Member Association. Read all the previous Interviews with our Members here   Our member for June is the Italian association Donne e Scienza. For association Donne e Scienza, Lucia Martinelli, Senior researcher at MUSE-Science Museum of Trento and Giuliana Rubbia, Senior technologist at Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e...
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Women in Science – Summer School El Escorial, Spain

  Universidad Complutense de Madrid, in cooperation with Norwegian and Icelandic institutions, as well as with various Spanish ministries, launches the Summer School entitled "Women in Science. Reflections and experiences from the North and South of Europe and the United States".   The course is organized within the NILS Science and Sustainability programme, funded by the Financia...
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Interview of the month: BASNET Forumas (3/2015)

Every month, EPWS presents the characteristics and activities of one Member Association. Read all the previous Interviews with our Members here   Our member for March 2015 is the Regional Baltic States Association BASNET Forumas. The President of BASNET Forumas Assoc. Prof. Dalia Satkovskiene, Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy, Vilnius University, has accepted to answer the E...
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Fem’Energia 2015 award

Since 2009, Electricité de France, WiN (Women in Nuclear)-France and WiN-Europe have been working closely together to organise a special award, the "Fem'Energia Award", which aims to recognize the exceptional contribution made by female students and professional women to nuclear activities in France and Europe. If you are a young woman student, in France in a high-school or an university, or ...
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European Commission’s Report on Equality between Women and Men – 2014

"The present report outlines the progress achieved in 2014 in the six priority areas of the Commission’s 2010-15 strategy for equality between women and men. It is a way for the Commission to review EU and Member State action on gender equality and identify remaining challenges and gender gaps, on the basis of updated information and statistics. It strengthens the EU’s accountability and lays the ...
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EU Prize for Women Innovators 2014

  "On the occasion of International Women's Day, the European Commission is launching today the third edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators to reward three women who have achieved outstanding innovations and brought them to market. The prize aims to raise awareness of the need for more female entrepreneurs and to inspire other women to follow in their footsteps. The first prize is...
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