Women in Science

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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Final Conference of the TRIGGER project “#TriggeringGenderInScience”

  The Department for Equal Opportunities of the Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers, project coordinator, is pleased to invite you to the final conference of the TRIGGER project entitled “#TriggeringGenderInScience” . The final Conference represents an opportunity to present the final results of the project and the project Guidelines, and to contribute to the public debat...
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EPWS 2017 report to the French Ministry of Higher Education

  EPWS survey about academic statuses in various European Countries for the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation   Claudine Hermann, EPWS President   The purpose of this study is to inform the Office for Human Resources, Equality and Anti-discrimination Strategies of the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI) on diffe...
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Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality: Newsletter October 2017

  The FEMM - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality has published its October 2017 Newsletter.     "The next FEMM committee meetings will take place on Tuesday 10 October and on Monday 16 October. Members will also take part in a joint committee meeting with LIBE on 12 October. As you can see, in the next few weeks we are going to deal with topics relate...
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