Marie Curie

Marie Curie’s 150th birthday

  “Science is at the root of all the progresses that alleviate human life and decrease its suffering” Marie Curie Marie Skłodowska-Curie was born on November 7th 1867 in Warsaw, Poland. Many European countries celebrate the birthday of the woman who has been a role model for so many women scientists, including EPWS members. In France on November 7th morning a ceremony was held at Pan...
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Marie Curie and Dorothy Hodgkin documentaries on the BBC Radio 4

On the BBC Radio 4's podcast:  The Curies"Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the scientific achievements of the Curie family. In 1903 Marie and Pierre Curie shared a Nobel Prize in Physics with Henri Becquerel for their work on radioactivity, a term which Marie coined. Marie went on to win a Nobel in Chemistry eight years later; remarkably, her daughter Irène Joliot-Curie would later sh...
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University of Nottingham : PhD Positions – Marie Curie Actions

Position 1: Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher/PhD Student in Physics (1 post)Department  School of Physics & Astronomy, the University of NottinghamSalary Minimum £36929 per annum, depending on family status and pension arrangements according to Marie Curie rulesMarie Curie ITN Project: Quantum Sensor Technologies and Applications (QTea)Applications are invited for the above post to wor...
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DYNANO – a Marie Curie Initial Training Network

DYNANO is a Marie Curie Initial Training Network, funded by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme. It trains a new generation of scientists in the interdisciplinary field of dynamic interactive nanosystems for biomedical & biotechnological applications. Its partners come from both academia & industry and offer interdisciplinary training in physics, chemistry, biolo...
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European Initial Traning Networks: Marie Curie Actions

Marie Curie Initial Training Networks offer early-stage researchers the opportunity to improve their research skills, join established research teams and enhance their career prospects.The network will recruit and employ eligible researchers or host them, and provide specialised training modules or other dedicated actions. The application should contain a strong element of trans-national netw...
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Interim Evaluation of the Seventh Framework Programme

The report of the Expert Group on the Interim Evaluation of the Seventh Framework Programme has been published.Further steps to increase female participation in FP7 should be taken in its remaining years, in particular:· Measures to boost female participation should be reinforced throughout project lifecycles, paying particular attention to overcoming gender-specific obstacles which women face.· T...
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Marie Curie Actions – Inspiring Researchers

The Marie Curie Actions site now has a page for publications, the most recent being "Marie Curie Actions - Inspiring Researchers". The projects featured in this book show that scientific excellence depends on nurturing the human factor and tells the inspiring stories behind the researchers funded over the years by the EU Marie Curie programme.To read the document, please click here
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