Science by women

By ICFO. Published on 08 August 2017 in:
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The Institute for Photonics Sciences (ICFO) in Barcelona, Spain has announced that calls are open for the third edition of program established by the Women for Africa Foundation. 

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Winter 2014 Emmy Noether distinction presented to Anne L’Huillier

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 25 June 2015 in:
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On 4 May 2015, the Winter 2014 Emmy Noether distinction was presented to Prof. Anne l’Huillier (Dept. of Physics, Lund University), by the European Physical Society Equal Opportunity Committee [EPS-EOC] Chair and the former EOC Chair, on behalf of the EPS President.
The ceremony took place at the Institute of Physics of the Freiburg University (Germany) and followed a very well attended seminar (Physikalisches Kolloquium) presented by the winner on the topic: “From Extreme Nonlinear Optics to Ultrafast Atomic Physics”.

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Conference on the Gender Dimension in Science and Research

By EPWS. Published on 26 May 2015 in:
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How can we target and eliminate existing blind spots concerning the importance of sex and gender in science and research? How can the contribution and potential of the gender dimension to scientific excellence and innovation more purposefully be taken into account for the benefit of science and research as well as research policy at national and European level?

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Integration of the gender dimension in H2020 work-programmes

By Ana Proykova. Published on 23 April 2015 in:
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Horizon 2020 considers gender as a cross-cutting issue and stipulates that “the gender dimension shall be adequately integrated in research and innovation content, i.e. in programmes and projects and followed through at all stages of the research cycle”. Integrating the gender dimension in research and innovation content is one of the three objectives on gender equality in Horizon 2020. It means integrating sex and gender analysis into research. This ranges from securing inclusion of women and men as subjects in research to considering the needs of women and men as end-users of technological innovations.

This is the core of the White paper approved by the Advisory Group on Gender – one of the fourth cross-cutting advisory groups composed of members of the 15 groups of independent experts who advise on priorities for Horizon2020 …

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Second European Gender Summit

By Ian Randall. Published on 28 August 2012 in:
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The Second European Gender Summit is being held at the European Parliament, in Brussels on 29-30 November this year. The summit – which will bring together around 400 participants and 30 top-level international speakers – will provide an arena for the discussion of how gender is viewed in the culture of research and innovation, what potential changes could be made in this field and to begin consultation for the creation of a Joint Gender Quality Standard…

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