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Inspiring women: Scaling up women’s entrepreneurship

  Panel discussion on 25 April titled "Inspiring women: Scaling up women's entrepreneurship". Chancellor Merkel discusses with Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, IWF director Christine Lagarde and Ivanka Trump, daughter and assistant to US president Donald Trump, how to promote female entrepreneurship on a larger scale around the world. Watch the Full Video "The G20 countries have set ...
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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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Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology

The annual Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology is an international award which honors young scientists for their outstanding contributions to neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology. The winner and finalists are selected by a committee of independent scientists, chaired by Science’s Senior Editor, Dr. Peter Stern. Researchers who are not older than 35 y...
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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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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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“Greenlight for Girls”: encouraging girls to love science, math, engineering and technology

A keynote at the Embedded Linux Conference Europe described Greenlight for Girls, which aims to give girls around the world the opportunity to love STEM. There is growing anxiety within tech companies about the lack of skilled professionals to keep up with demand. There’s also a realization that one of the largest untapped resources is women. A keynote at the recent Embedded Linux Conferenc...
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EPWS profile on Open Science EU – June 2016

The European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS was profiled in the June 2016 edition of Open Science EU, a leading scientific open access journal dedicated to create a better understanding of the community of science and its possibilities. The article was written by Prof. Claudine Hermann, EPWS Vice-President; Dr. Maren A. Jochimsen, EPWS Treasurer; and Dr. Brigitte Mühlenbruch, EPWS Presid...
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UNESCO Science Report: Towards 2030

  There are fewer grounds today than in the past to deplore a North–South divide in research and innovation. This is one of the key findings of the UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030 launched on 10 November 2015. For two decades now, the UNESCO Science Report series has been mapping science, technology and innovation (STI) around the world on a regular basis. Since STI do not evolv...
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Interview of the Month: Association of Women Researchers and Technologists (05/2016)

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 May is the Spanish association AMIT- Asociación de Mujeres Investigadoras y Tecnólogas (Association of Women Researchers and Technologists).     For the Spanish Association of Women Researchers and...
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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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