Belgian Women in Science vzw – asbl organises in collaboration with NCP Brussels, a focused lunch on "Gender aspects in The European Research and Innovation Programme Horizon 2020. It will take place on the Wednesday 17th of February 2016 at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences. All the details in our Events page.
On a recent NPR (USA) interview, an astropysicist used the expression "Boys with toys", when referring to scientists, which was underlined by the presenter; whether this was simple misstep which was then unnecessarily underlined (and maybe therefore reinforced) is left to discussion, but it has raised a reaction on twitter with a specific hastag, girls with toys, demonstrating in an informal and visual way that women too are hands-on technicians and scientists.Read More
BeWiSe is dedicated to achieving equal and full participation of women in all scientific disciplines and at all levels, because we believe that diversity will further promote scientific excellence and progress. We welcome all women and men working or having worked at all levels in science in the public and private sectors who promote equal participation of women in science.Read More
The Presses Universitaires de Louvain publish a new study led by Bernard Fuselier and Maria del Rio Carral looking into how the current rules and practices in Science nowadays filter access of scientists to permanent positions.Read More
Whether you work in industry, at a university or research institute or for a professional association, are an individual inventor, or even just someone with an interest in the work inventors do, this is your chance to join in by entering your favourite inventor or invention for the award.Read More
"October 11th this year is the first ever International Day of the Girl – designated by the United Nations following an extensive campaign led by Plan. It’s our day to spread the word that the power of investing in girls is extraordinary. It saves lives. It transforms futures. It unleashes the incredible potential of girls and their communities.Read More