Gender and Science Blog

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 13:15
We are looking for a STEM returner who wants to apply their training to research that's relevant to patient safety.You may be a mathematician, statistician, software engineer or a scientist who wants to use their expertise in a multidisciplinary project. You may enjoy data analysis and would like to help improve patient safety in primary care.Applications are invited for a Daphne Jackson Fellowship that will be hosted and sponsored by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)...
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 17:12
The UK H2020 Science With And For Society National Contact Point has launched an open public consultation on the potential priorities for the Horizon 2020 'Science with and for Society' work programme of Horizon 2020 covering the period 2016-2017. The consultation is open until 12.10.2014. The aim of this consultation is to obtain views and contributions from a broad constituency. The contributions received will complement the opinion provided by an External Advisory Group of high level...
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Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 16:48
2014 WISE Awards logo
Deadline for nominations: Friday 22 AugustThursday 13 November 2014, Grange Hotel Tower Bridge, LondonThe annual WISE Awards celebrate female talent in science, technology and engineering - from classroom to boardroom. In 2014, which marks the 30th anniversary of the WISE campaign, we have re-aligned the WISE Awards categories to fit into two strategic areas of our campaign. The first group of awards is for individual women and girls who are ideal role models to inspire the next generation of...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 - 15:49
Ten departments now leading the way for gender equality - UK Institute of Physics: Ten physics departments have now achieved Juno Champion status, the highest accolade awarded by the Institute of Physics (IOP) for their concerted and innovative approach to embedding gender equality in higher education physics. The School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Birmingham has become the tenth Juno Champion after displaying its determination and commitment to addressing gender...
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Monday, July 21, 2014 - 15:45
CAMAWise writes: As part of our 20th Anniversary celebrations we are running a survey of women’s experiences of working in science, technology, engineering and maths. In the 10 years since we previously ran a survey much has changed, there’s been changes in legislation relating to flexible working, changes in access to mentoring schemes amongst others. We would like to know what women working in STEM in our network feel are the initiatives that have helped the most and those areas where...
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 14:51
Article but Meg Munn, Labour and Co-operative MP for Sheffield Healey in the Huffinton Post http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/meg-munn/female-engineers_b_5584484.html
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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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