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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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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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EPWS General Assembly 2017 elects new EPWS Board of Administration

The 11th EPWS General Assembly, hosted in the Royal Belgian Museum of Natural Sciences in Brussels on 5 September 2017, was attended by 30 members from 10 European countries and Armenia. According to schedule, the General Assembly elected a new EPWS Board of Administration (2017-2019).   The 11th EPWS General Assembly was hosted in the Royal Belgian Museum of Natural Sciences in Bru...
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ULB Brussels: ‘SOLIDARITY FELLOWSHIP’ FOR RESEARCHERS AT RISK – ALL DISCIPLINES

Reference : 2017/SBoursesPostdocSol Application deadline: 30.04.2017 Start date : between 01.09.2017 and 30.09.2017 The Université libre de Bruxelles has created a Solidarity Fund in order to provide support for researchers who no longer have the freedom to pursue their research in their home country, where they are threatened due to the content of their scientific work or to the opinions...
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European Parliament: achievements on the Equality between men and women

"Equality between women and men is one of the objectives of the European Union. Over time, legislation, case-law and changes to the Treaties have helped shore up this principle and its implementation in the EU. The European Parliament has always been a fervent defender of the principle of equality between men and women." Legal basis The principle that men and women should receive equal pay f...
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Winners of the 2017 EU Prize for Women Innovators

At an award ceremony in Brussels on International Women's Day, Commissioner Carlos Moedas and Vice-President of the European Parliament Mairead McGuinness announced the four winners of the 2017 Horizon 2020-funded EU Prize for Women Innovators. The winners of the 2017 EU Prize for Women Innovators are: 1st Prize (€100,000): Ms Michela Magas, of Croatian/British nationality, founder of Stroma...
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EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017 – Candidates and Award Ceremony

In celebration of International Women's Day, the European Commission's DG for Research and Innovation, together with the European Parliament's Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality is pleased to invite you to the Award ceremony on 8 March 2017 at 18.30 at the European Parliament, Altiero Spinelli Building, 60 rue Wiertz, Brussels where the three winners of the EU Prize for Women Innovato...
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For a better integration of the gender dimension in Horizon 2020

  The European Commission's Advisory Group on Gender, whose mission is to provide advice to the Commission services on the implementation of the gender dimension in research and innovation content as a cross-cutting issue in Horizon 2020 work programme, recently published a new report. "For a better integration of the gender dimension in the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 is a ...
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BeWise Mentoring Programme

Call for applicants now open until Jan 20, 2017 ! Friday, February 3, 2017 10:00am 3:00pm observatoire royal de belgique - koninklijke sterrenwacht van belgie ringlaan 3 avenue circulaire Brussels Belgium bewise.be/events/2017/2/3/bewise-mentoring-event-save-the-date-and-submit-your-application Take part in this unique mentoring programme covering scientific and soft skills throughout all...
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Interview of the Month: BeWiSe, Belgian Women in Science (09/2016)

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 September is the Belgian association BeWiSe, Belgian Women in Science.     For BeWiSe, the current Board member Tania Van Loon (Secretary) and founding member Patricia Lampens have accepted to answ...
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