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Accelerating ERA development by promotion of Gender Equality in STEM Research

  International Conference « Accelerating ERA development by promotion of Gender Equality in STEM Research » Vilnius, Lithuania November 20-21 2017 This high-level conference, patronised by the president of Lithuanian Republic H.E. Dalia Grybauskaitė, was organised by Vilnius University, EPWS member BASNET Forumas association, the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) and Hori...
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EPWS at the international conference Present Challenges of Gender Studies

Panel Ready for Dialogue – Why the Gender Dimension in Science and Research needs Strong Strategic Partnerships at the international conference Present Challenges of Gender Studies, 29 September 2017, University of Cologne On 29 September 2017, the European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS and the Essen College of Gender Research (EKfG) jointly organized a panel Ready for Dialogue – Why th...
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EPWS participation in the TRIGGER final conference

    Brussels, 28-29 November 2017   This conference included two main parts: “Highlights from the five TRIGGER actions plans” and “Lessons learned from the TRIGGER project and future perspectives of the European strategies to promote institutional change”. Although the differences in situations according to the country and the institution lead to different activit...
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Interview of the Month: Delft Women in Science DeWiS (12/2017)

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 December is the the Dutch association Delft Women in Science (DeWiS) Network.   For DeWiS, Astrid Taal, coordinator of Delft Women in Science at Delft University of Technology, has accepted to answer the EPWS qu...
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EPWS at the International Symposium on Education and Gender Equality

  This event was co-organised by the French Consulate in Boston, Wellesley (girls) College and Sciences Po (politiques) Paris. The speakers were from France, French-speaking Africa and of course the United States. This allowed fruitful comparisons between very different countries. Several former women ministers from Senegal and France gave brilliant talks. Prof. Claudine Hermann, EP...
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V International Symposium – AMONET

  The 5 ISA - V INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF AMONET, the Portuguese association of Women in Science , on “Gender Dimension in Science and Society” will take place in Lisbon on December 14-15 2017. The programme  covers many aspects of gender dimension, from medicine to society. The registration  is free until November 30th.   More information: www.amonet.pt
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Interview of the Month: NRW (11/2017)

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 November is the German association Netzwerk Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung NRW. For Netzwerk Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung NRW (The Women's & Gender Research Network of North Rhine-Westphalia), Uta C. Schmidt, Ul...
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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 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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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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