Science and Technology

Interview of the Month: Femmes & Sciences (07/2017)

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 June is the French association Femmes & Sciences.   For F&S, Dr. Sylvaine Turck-Chièze (STC), CEA Research honorary director and Femmes & Sciences president has agreed to answer the EPWS questionnaire. ...
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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: Frauen in Naturwissenschaft und Technik NUT e.V (11/2016)

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 Frauen in Naturwissenschaft und Technik NUT e.V For NUT, Dagmar Heymann, Dr.rer.nat., member of the board and a biochemist living in Berlin has accepted to answer the EPWS questi...
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Interview of the Month: APMST, Association pour la Parité dans les Métiers Scientifiques & Techniques (10/2016)

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 October is the French association APMST - Association pour la Parité dans les Métiers Scientifiques & Techniques For the French association APMST, Jacqueline Etay, president and CNRS senior researcher, has acc...
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Interview of the Month: femmes et mathématiques (12/2015)

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 December 2015 is the French association femmes et mathématiques For femmes et mathématiques, Laurence Broze, president, has accepted to answer the EPWS questionnaire. Association website: femmes-et-maths.fr...
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Travel Grant – International Union of Pure and Applied Physics

Supporting Women in Physics in Developing CountriesAnnouncement from the IUPAP Working Group on Women in Physics  (IUPAP is the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics) We have received funding to launch a new round of the IUPAP/UNESCO program to fund the attendance of women from developing and eastern European countries at regional or international conferences and schools.  ...
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“Science needs you!” – a BeWiSe Documentary

BeWise - Belgian Women in Science - has produced a documentary portraying moments in the life of six scientists.BeWiSe's main objectives are to support the position of women in science, both in public and private sectors and to improve communication among women in the Belgian and European scientific community.BeWiSe is working towards achieving these objectives by creating a network for suppor...
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Striving for gender equality in the sciences: leadership and representation

"Research shows that fewer women than men hold leadership positions in the disciplines of science,technology, engineering, and maths. International Innovation explores the factors behind underrepresentation, the initiatives required to boost entry, and the views and experiences of prominent women scientists on this important topic."In this interview with International Innovation, the leading globa...
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Science: it’s a girl thing!

On 21 June 2012, the European Commission will launch a communication campaign to encourage girls to study science-related subjects and to engage young women in research careers. Women remain largely under-represented in the science, technology and research fields in Europe, which constitutes a huge waste of talent.The campaign will challenge stereotypes ...
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