STEM

Accelerating ERA development by promotion of Gender Equality in STEM Research

  International Conference « Accelerating ERA development by promotion of Gender Equality in STEM Research » Vilnius, Lithuania November 20-21 2017 This high-level conference, patronised by the president of Lithuanian Republic H.E. Dalia Grybauskaitė, was organised by Vilnius University, EPWS member BASNET Forumas association, the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) and Hori...
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Conference: Accelerating ERA Development by promoting gender equality in STEM

  ACCELERATING ERA DEVELOPMENT IN STEM BY PROMOTION OF GENDER EQUALITY IN STEM RESEARCH 20-21 of November 2017 in Vilnius Palace of Grand Dukes of Lithuania Katedros a. 4, LT-01143 Vilnius The conference is held under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Lithuania H.E. Dalia Grybauskaitė     The conference is organized by Vilnius University, BASNE...
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Women in IT scorecard

BCS, e-skills UK and Intellect, with support from BERR, have worked in partnership to produce a ‘Women in IT scorecard.’ The report starts with an analysis of the low female representation levels in the IT workforce and then follows this issue back to the apparent reluctance of females to take Computer Science / IT related subjects at Higher and Secondary Education levels. The purpose of t...
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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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Interview of the Month: Daphnet (12/2016)

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 December is the UK Association Daphnet.   Daphnet’s Deputy Director, Dr. Yasmin Robson, will answer the EPWS questionnaire. Contact this association: www.daphnet.org.uk Contact this Member: yrobson1@...
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EPWS 2014 report to the French Ministry of Higher Education

  NATIONAL MEASURES FOR THE ATTRACTIVENESS OF SCIENCE FOR GIRLS IN DIFFERENT MEMBER STATES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION AND BEYOND    The aim of this study to the Ministry of Higher Education and Research, the original one being in French, is to present the initiatives launched in the Member States (and possibly other countries not belonging to the European Union - EU) aiming at i...
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Science: it’s a people thing. Discussion workshop materials from the Institute of Physics

The Institute of Physics organised a discussion workshop at the Big Bang Science Fair in London in March 2013.Girls who attended the sessions spoke about the myths and facts about girls and women in STEM careers, and came up with ideas on how to make a lasting difference. "The Institute of Physics has worked in partnership with WISE and Intel to create this workshop, designed to inspire girls abou...
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Gender Summit 2013 – North America

Established in 2011, the Gender Summit has become the foremost forum for engaging top-level researchers, policy makers, science and innovation leaders, and other and stakeholders in STEM, to address gender issues in research and innovation. The 2013 forum will leverage the international capacity in advancing the knowledge base about the influence of gender considerations on the efficacy, quality a...
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