Links of interest

11 de febrero: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Athena SWAN Charter: Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter was established in 2005 to encourage and recognise commitment to advancing the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in higher education and research

WISE campaign: Campaign for gender balance in science, technology & engineering

INSPIRA STEAM is a pioneering project in Euskadi for the promotion of the scientific-technological vocation among girls, based on awareness and orientation actions, taught by professional women from the world of research, science and technology.

The portal to excellent woman: A database of profiles of excellent female researchers from all disciplines.

Daphne Jackson Trust: Are you a scientist, technologist, engineer or mathematician who has had a career break of 2 or more years for family, caring or health reasons and wishes to return to research? If so the Daphne Jackson Trust may be able to help.

Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship: This scheme offers a recognised first step into an independent research career for outstanding scientists at an early stage of their research career who require a flexible working pattern due to personal circumstances, such as parenting or caring responsibilities or health-related reasons.

News about women in research

  • Women scientist: Spanish database for women in science (sign up and help us show that science also has women’s name)
  • Request a woman scientist:”500 Women Scientists initiative” aims to build an inclusive scientific community dedicated to training a more diverse group of future leaders in science and to use the language of science to bridge divides and enhance global diplomacy.
  • 11 mujeres emprendedoras que están abriendo camino en el sector salud. El 28% de las empresas biomédicas catalanas están creadas o dirigidas por una mujer y el porcentaje alcanza el 46% entre las startups creadas los dos últimos años. 11 emprendedoras del sector explican su experiencia y animan a visibilizar casos como el suyo para animar otras científicas a seguir su ejemplo.


Women Scientists: past, present and future

The number of women that enroll in science, maths, engineering or technology as undergraduates is quite low. Even in some…

Women in science: Rita Levi-Montalcini

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What moves you?

A pile of dry leaves, the rain, a puddle, touching clay with your bare hands, seeing the rainbow, or feeling…

2018 SRUK Survey on Gender Equality in Research

In 2018, SRUK circulated a survey to examine researchers’ experiences, expectations and perceptions of gender equality in Spanish institutions and…

En Fase Experimental: entrevista con Ángela Nieto sobre desarrollo embrionario y la iniciativa “Las científicas cuentan”

Esta semana celebramos en En Fase Experimental el Día Internacional de la Mujer y la Niña en la Ciencia entrevistando…

Gender Equality in research, a Global Challenge

As part of the activities commemorating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the SRUK London constituency hosted…