Women in Science

Denmark: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology – Assistant and Associate Professor

The Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) invite applicants for several new positions within bioinformatics and computational biology. These new positions will be anchored at the Faculty of Science, at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and/or at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. They are core co...
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Call for proposals ALECS MSCA fellowship programme

  ALECS (alecs.lero.ie) is a fellowship programme coordinated by Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre. The initiative is co-funded by the European Commission under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme (Grant agreement No. 754489) and by Science Foundation Ireland, through Lero. The programme will fund 26 fellowships for computer science and software engineering researchers, who ...
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Interview of the Month: European Physical Society (01/2018)

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 is the association European Physical Society.   For the European Physical Society, Rüdiger Voss, Professor Emeritus CERN, David Lee, EPS Secretary General EPS 5, rue des Frères Lumière 68200 Mulhouse F...
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Femmes & Sciences colloquium

The 2017 colloquium of the French association Femmes & Sciences (Women and Science) took place in Montpellier on November 10th and gathered 150 people. The local Femmes & Sciences group has been active in this field for three years, with 20 mentors and over 50 women graduate students and postdocs in Biology and Chemistry. After a historical and socio-cultural presentation, Belgian, ...
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EPWS at the International Symposium on Education and Gender Equality

  This event was co-organised by the French Consulate in Boston, Wellesley (girls) College and Sciences Po (politiques) Paris. The speakers were from France, French-speaking Africa and of course the United States. This allowed fruitful comparisons between very different countries. Several former women ministers from Senegal and France gave brilliant talks. Prof. Claudine Hermann, EP...
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V International Symposium – AMONET

  The 5 ISA - V INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF AMONET, the Portuguese association of Women in Science , on “Gender Dimension in Science and Society” will take place in Lisbon on December 14-15 2017. The programme  covers many aspects of gender dimension, from medicine to society. The registration  is free until November 30th.   More information: www.amonet.pt
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Marie Curie’s 150th birthday

  “Science is at the root of all the progresses that alleviate human life and decrease its suffering” Marie Curie Marie Skłodowska-Curie was born on November 7th 1867 in Warsaw, Poland. Many European countries celebrate the birthday of the woman who has been a role model for so many women scientists, including EPWS members. In France on November 7th morning a ceremony was held at Pan...
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Interview of the Month: NRW (11/2017)

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 November is the German association Netzwerk Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung NRW. For Netzwerk Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung NRW (The Women's & Gender Research Network of North Rhine-Westphalia), Uta C. Schmidt, Ul...
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EPWS Booklet – Interviews of the Month 2015-2017

  The European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS is an umbrella organisation bringing together networks of women scientists and organisations committed to gender equality in research, so as to raise the voice of women scientists in the European research policy debate. EPWS is concerned with all scientific disciplines throughout the European Union (EU) and the countries associated with t...
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