Interview of the Month: WINGS (10/2017)

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 September is the Swedish association WINGS.   For WINGS, Dr. Johanna Stadmark (JS), researcher at the Department of Geology, Lund University, Sweden, co-ordinator of WINGS, has agreed to answer the EPWS questionnair...
Read More

Master of Science Programme, Social Studies of Gender at Lund University

  The Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender at the Lund University is an interdisciplinary social science master's programme which aims to provide students with the core elements through which current feminist theories, in dialogue with established academic disciplines, have contributed to the understanding of broader social processes. The major objective of the programme is to i...
Read More

The Nordic region – a step closer to gender balance in research?

A new report on gender balance in academia and research in the Nordic European countries is now available. The document looks at the situation in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, with a review to the state of the art and recommendations for future Nordic policy actions. The Nordic countries are often presented as a “gender equality paradise”, but the degree of gender balance among res...
Read More

Network or perish: A gender perspective on access to project funding and management

"This session intends to explore the relation between women scientists’ participation in research funding and the importance of networking. Statistics demonstrate the low rates of women scientists applying to, participating in and leading funded research projects. This scarcity of women is detrimental to scientific excellence.Attracting a large pool of excellent candidates to funding programmes is...
Read More

Women in Academia, Science and Science Policy: Workshop

Women in Academia,Science and Science PolicySaturday, November 28th 2009from 10 am to 6 pmAt the Finnish Institute,60 rue des Ecoles, 75005 Paris"This French-Finnish workshop has the goal of promoting the exchange and contacts between French and Finnish reseachers, academics and policy makers interested in gender analysis of academia and scientific research.The workshop will explore questions of g...
Read More