Gender and Science Blog

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 11:43
UAIC Centre for Gender Equality in Science “European Women Researchers Day” – an initiative to jointly celebrate the Women in Science in several EU research institutions First European edition, 28 March 2014 Co-organizers: CNRS France, Paris and UAIC, Iași, Romania The National Center for Scientific Research – CNRS France (direction Mission for the Place of Women) and the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania (Centre for Gender Equality in Science), both currently...
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Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 15:43
There is one week left to register for the Gender Summit 4 - EU (www.gender-summit.com) to be held in Brussels on the 30 June and 1 July 2014. The event will be held under the theme:"From Ideas to Markets: Excellence in mainstreaming gender into research, innovation, and policy"We have finalised the packed 2 day programme with 50 excellent speakers from across disciplines and sectors. You can view it here www.gender-summit.com/index.php/programme.We invite researchers, policy makers...
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Monday, June 9, 2014 - 17:12
Article in the telegraphhttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-business/10878622/Will-Legos-female-scientist-figures-really-help-inspire-a-generation-of-girls.html
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Friday, June 6, 2014 - 15:19
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/26/y-chromosome-evolution-study_n_5201050.htmlMen have lost most of the genes originally included on the Y chromosome during evolution, but those genes essential for survival have persevered, new research finds....
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Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 16:21
Athena SWAN award success for University of Cambridge in same month as the Improving Diversity in STEM report finds that gender equality in science still has a long way to go.Read the article
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Monday, April 28, 2014 - 10:56
International Women's Hackathon is designed to empower, encourage, support, and retain more women in computer science at the university level. Watch the video
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Monday, April 28, 2014 - 10:52
City University London's Computer Science Department provides mentors to young girls on the Stemettes program, enhancing the transfer of science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills. Read more
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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 16:11
More men must be encouraged into female-dominated areas such as nursing and teaching, says Ucas chief. Read the Time Higher Education article
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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 11:45
UCL has now launched a new Graduate Support Scheme continuing UCL's tradition of making high quality education accessible. A total of 10 bursaries, consisting of a fee waiver and a living allowance of £10,000, are available for female students and students from underprivileged backgrounds on masters courses in Electronic and Electrical Engineering. There is also childcare support to assist parents whilst studying, and mentoring by researchers and senior managers from the technology...
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 13:37
Take advantage of extended early bird rate. Extended until 14 April. The Call for Abstracts deadline has also been extended. Join us at the Gender Summit 4 EU to explore Gender in Horizon 2020 with leaders in research, policy and industry from across the world. The event will examine Gender as a cross cutting issue in Horizon 2020. This focus is reflected by representations from senior staff in three European Commission Directorate-Generals: the Director-General of the Joint Research...
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