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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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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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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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Interview of the Month: WINGS (10/2017)

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 September is the Swedish association WINGS.   For WINGS, Dr. Johanna Stadmark (JS), researcher at the Department of Geology, Lund University, Sweden, co-ordinator of WINGS, has agreed to answer the EPWS questionnair...
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