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Gender Equality Index 2017

The Gender Equality Index is a tool to measure the progress of gender equality in the EU, developed by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE). The Index has six core domains - work, money, knowledge, time, power and health – and two satellite domains: violence against women and intersecting inequalities. It gives more visibility to areas that need improvement and ultimately supports...
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Interview of the Month: Marie Curie Alumni Association (05/2017)

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 May is the European association Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) – Gender Equality for Mobile Researchers in Science (GEMS) Working Group (WG)     For Marie Curie Alumni Association, Giovanna Avellis –sen...
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Interview of the Month: ASDO (04/2017)

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 April 2017 is the Italian association ASDO.     For ASDO, Giovanna Declich, Executive director, has accepted to answer the EPWS questionnaire. Contact this association: info@asdo-info-org ...
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Call for Papers: Annual Conference of the German Association of Women Engineers

  4th to 6th November 2016 in Freising near München Science. Knowledge. Power. *************** Call for Papers ************** The German Association of Women Engineers (deutscher ingenieurinnenbund) in cooperation with the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES) invites you to their annual conference from 4 to 6 November 2016 in Freising near Munich. Th...
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European Research Area reform agenda: key priorities

On 17 July 2012 the Commission adopted a Communication on the European Research Area (ERA) entitled 'A Reinforced European Research Area Partnership for Excellence and Growth'.With the explicit objective of opening up and connecting EU research systems, the ERA reform agenda focuses on five key priorities:More effective national research systems Optimal transnational co-operation and competit...
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Women in Science

The new DG Research publication 'Women in Science' is about European Women Scientists throughout the ages."For much of human history, women were officially excluded from the scientific realm. However, in spite of their invisibility in the history narrative, this did not mean that science was exclusively a man’s world. Many women, throughout the centuries, have managed to overcome their marginalisa...
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