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ULB Brussels: ‘SOLIDARITY FELLOWSHIP’ FOR RESEARCHERS AT RISK – ALL DISCIPLINES

Reference : 2017/SBoursesPostdocSol Application deadline: 30.04.2017 Start date : between 01.09.2017 and 30.09.2017 The Université libre de Bruxelles has created a Solidarity Fund in order to provide support for researchers who no longer have the freedom to pursue their research in their home country, where they are threatened due to the content of their scientific work or to the opinions...
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Gender in the Global Research Landscape Report

Critical issues related to gender disparity and bias must be examined by sound studies. Drawing upon our high-quality global data sources, analytical expertise and unique gender disambiguation methodology, Elsevier has produced this comprehensive new report, Gender in the Global Research Landscape, as an evidence-based examination of research performance worldwide through a gender lens and as ...
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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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Representations of women researchers in Finnish print media: top researchers, multi-talents and experts

    A recently published article by Prof. Liisa Husu, one of the founding members of EPWS, and Prof. Liisa Tainio addresses the portrayal of Finnish women scientists in print media. The article was published in the special issue of Investigaciones Feministas, by Madrid Complutense University in Spain, on gender equality in academia (Vol 7, No 2 (2016) Monográfico: Des(igualdad) de...
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For a better integration of the gender dimension in Horizon 2020

  The European Commission's Advisory Group on Gender, whose mission is to provide advice to the Commission services on the implementation of the gender dimension in research and innovation content as a cross-cutting issue in Horizon 2020 work programme, recently published a new report. "For a better integration of the gender dimension in the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 is a ...
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Interview of the Month: WiN – Women in Nuclear France (01/2017)

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 January 2017 is the French association WiN (Women in Nuclear) - France     For WiN-France Dominique Mouillot, president of WiNFrance has accepted to answer our questions. Contact this associat...
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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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12 PhD positions: “Parameter Identification – Analysis, Algorithms, Applications”

This research training group at the University of Bremen, newly funded by the German Science Foundation DFG, invites applications for 12 PhD positions German federal employee scale TV-L E13, 75% of a full position, for 3 years, starting 1 October 2016. The RTG offers: – Collaborative research projects between mathematicians of the Center for Industrial Mathematics; mathematicians in an...
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