Europe

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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Breaking the glass ceiling for women and girls in science

    "Excellent science and innovation require the talents of both women and men. But there are still too few female scientists occupying top positions in scientific decision-making." Prof. Claudine Hermann, Vice-President of the European Platform of Women Scientists and Honorary President of Femmes & Sciences, writes "Breaking the glass ceiling for women and girls in sci...
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Interview of the Month: The Association for Gender Studies in Finland (02/2017)

  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 February is the Finnish association SUNS, The Association for Gender Studies in Finland (Sukupuolentutkimuksen seura/Sällskapet for genusforskning).     For SUNS, Tuija Pulkkinen, president of SUNS and prof...
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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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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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Innorobo – human robotics event, Paris

    Innorobo is a human-scale event to stimulate a true dialog on the role of robots in our society and to show the impact of new technologies in our professional and personal lives everyday. Its mission is to present the state of the art of world robotics to a diverse range of markets through an exhibition illustrating the vast array of robotics technologies, conferences wi...
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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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New pan-European pension fund to boost researcher mobility

"Mobility of researchers in Europe received a boost today with the launch of a consortium that aims to establish a new pan-European pension arrangement. Once put in place, the RESAVER initiative would mean that researchers could move freely without having to worry about preserving their supplementary pension benefits.The consortium plans to set up the pension arrangement in 2015. It will en...
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European Inventor Award – 2015 nominations

The European Inventor Award is presented annually by the European Patent Office to inventors who have made a significant contribution to innovation, economy and society in Europe. Inventions from all technological fields are considered for this award. As one of the most prestigious competitions of its kind, the European Inventor Award pays tribute to the creativity of inventors the world over, who...
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SAPGERIC: Short Report and request to sign the conference recommendations

SAPGERIC Conference, Vilnius, LithuaniaShort Report and request to sign the conference recommendationsThe SAPGERIC conference 'Structural Change Promoting Gender Equality in Research Organisations' was coordinated by  European Platform of Women Scientists' EPWS Board Member Prof. Dalia Šatkovskienė, of the Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy and held in Vilnius, Lithuania on 21 -22...
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