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Fabienne Blaise, nouvelle présidente de Lille III : « Fière d'être enseignant-chercheur »

Fabienne Blaise, nouvelle présidente de Lille III : « Fière d'être enseignant-chercheur » | Women and science | Scoop.it
Helléniste, enseignant- chercheur à Lille III, Fabienne Blaise a été élue le 11 mai présidente de son université et a dû quitter la tête de la MESHS d [...] - Articles locaux - www.lavoixdunord.fr...
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Dossier Femme et Science MyScienceNews

Dossier Femme et Science MyScienceNews | Women and science | Scoop.it
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II- Doctorat : les femmes, les disciplines et les étrangers

II- Doctorat : les femmes, les disciplines et les étrangers | Women and science | Scoop.it

En regardant par secteurs, on constate qu’en France, comme ailleurs, la proportion de femme augmente et tend vers la parité, mais avec de fortes différences entre disciplines. Contrairement à une idée reçue, notre situation en sciences, bien que médiocre sur le plan européen, est bien meilleure que la situation en SHS. Enfin, du fait taux élevé de nouveaux docteurs étrangers qui ne resteront pas en France, les chiffres globaux donnent une idée trop flatteuse de notre situation : en 10 ans le nombre de doctorants soutenus par des français baisse de 20 %. Pour atteindre 3 % du PIB pour la recherche, il faut d’aller vers un doublement du nombre de docteurs formés par an. (...) - par Henri Audier, SNCS, 27/02/214


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Why Are There So Few Women Science Popularizers?

Why Are There So Few Women Science Popularizers? | Women and science | Scoop.it
For every Brian Greene who has deservedly become famous for his popularizations of string theory, there is a Lisa Randall whose brilliant work in brane theory has led to her highly readable accounts in books such as the 2011 Knocking on Heavens Doora...
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Why Bitcoin Needs More Women

Why Bitcoin Needs More Women | Women and science | Scoop.it

Lui Smyth "The gender imbalance isn't really a problem if we're talking about a hobbyist group. But if the Bitcoin community is planning to rewrite the financial rulebook, it is staking a claim for huge political and cultural power, and then it starts to matter."

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Les femmes, les leaders de demain | Le Cercle Les Echos

Les femmes, les leaders de demain | Le Cercle Les Echos | Women and science | Scoop.it
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Compliments, sexism and careers in science - physicsfocus.org

Compliments, sexism and careers in science - physicsfocus.org | Women and science | Scoop.it
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OpenScience comes of age | The OpenScience Project

OpenScience comes of age | The OpenScience Project | Women and science | Scoop.it
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Japan’s ‘Science Women’ Seek an Identity

Japan’s ‘Science Women’ Seek an Identity | Women and science | Scoop.it
Universities in Japan are pushing to increase female enrollment in science and technology, despite a culture that pushes most women toward the humanities.
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Leading tomorrow’s interdisciplinary science: Google Science Fair Winner Brittanny Wenger

Leading tomorrow’s interdisciplinary science: Google Science Fair Winner Brittanny Wenger | Women and science | Scoop.it
"Last summer, Florida high school student Brittanny Wenger was awarded first place in the Google Science Fair for building a cloud-based neural network to help doctors better detect breast cancer using a less invasive form of biopsy, known as Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA). The 18-year-old scientist spoke with International science grid this week (iSGTW) about her innovative ideas merging medicine and computer science, and the importance of multidisciplinary research. For sending a message to other young women that science is indeed a “girl thing”, Brittanny Wenger provides a far more powerful example."
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Wikipédia : où sont les femmes ?

Wikipédia : où sont les femmes ? | Women and science | Scoop.it
La bonne réputation de l'encyclopédie en ligne Wikipedia se heurte à la question des genres. Tant du côté des contributeurs que des sujets de contributions, les femmes y sont remarquablement absentes, en particulier dans les sciences.
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La (non) parité révélée au coeur des sciences

La (non) parité révélée au coeur des sciences | Women and science | Scoop.it
The Chronicle a visualisé la place des femmes dans les publications scientifiques du XVIIe siècle à nos jours en analysant les deux millions d'auteurs référencés par la base d'articles universitaires Jstor.
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Study shows gender bias in science is real. Here’s why it matters. | Unofficial Prognosis, Scientific American Blog Network

Study shows gender bias in science is real. Here’s why it matters. | Unofficial Prognosis, Scientific American Blog Network | Women and science | Scoop.it

In a groundbreaking study published in PNAS last week by Corinne Moss-Racusin and colleagues, that is exactly what was done. On Wednesday, Sean Carroll blogged about and brought to light the research from Yale that had scientists presented with application materials from a student applying for a lab manager position and who intended to go on to graduate school. Half the scientists were given the application with a male name attached, and half were given the exact same application with a female name attached. Results found that the “female” applicants were rated significantly lower than the “males” in competence, hireability, and whether the scientist would be willing to mentor the student.

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At Mothership HackerMoms, the Freedom to Be Empowered

At Mothership HackerMoms, the Freedom to Be Empowered | Women and science | Scoop.it

Mothership HackerMoms is the first-ever hackerspace devoted to mothers and their children. Going beyond computers and programming, this community taps into the basic philosophy of hacking, explains Lisha Sterling: taking control, together, of our environment, our culture, and our lives. At MotherShip Hackermoms, this also means never having to leave the kids behind.

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Seulement 30% des chercheurs dans le monde sont des femmes. Quelle est la situation dans votre pays?

Seulement 30% des chercheurs dans le monde sont des femmes. Quelle est la situation dans votre pays? | Women and science | Scoop.it

Dans le monde, seulement 30 % des chercheurs sont des femmes. Bien que les femmes soient de plus en plus nombreuses à s’inscrire à l’université, un grand nombre d’entre elles sont exclues des plus hauts niveaux qui leur permettraient de faire carrière dans la recherche. Cependant, une analyse des données plus approfondie révèle quelques exceptions surprenantes. Par exemple, en Bolivie, les femmes représentent 63 % des chercheurs, contre 26 % en France et 8 % en Éthiopie. (...) - CDEACF, par Mélissa Lessard, 05/03/2014

 

 


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Why Can’t a Man Think Like a Woman, and a Woman Think Like a Man? (Op-Ed)

Why Can’t a Man Think Like a Woman, and a Woman Think Like a Man? (Op-Ed) | Women and science | Scoop.it
Men and women may feel like they differ on much more than just the possession or not of a Y chromosome. How we react emotionally to a situation, remember events and navigate our way around the environment has also been shown to differ between genders.
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Amy Reichelt: "It is important in scientific research to avoid neurosexism - jumping to gender stereotypes as conclusions to explain observations. This can lead to misunderstanding and over-selling of discoveries and observations in neuroscience."

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Women still missing from science, report shows; meanwhile, ideas for improvement are not

Women still missing from science, report shows; meanwhile, ideas for improvement are not | Women and science | Scoop.it
A report on the current state of women in science, commissioned by the Fondation L’Oréal and carried out by the Boston Consulting Group, was released yesterday. No real surprises, but a confirmation that all the efforts made in the name of attracting girls to science and retaining them are worth it and must continue. Ideas for more and more actions to improve...
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According to Boston Consulting Group's report for the Fondation L'Oréal, there are still too few women in science. The need to keep pushing for change is strong and the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science prize laureates are not short on ideas on this topic.

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Grassroots Groups Work to Inspire Women To Code

Grassroots Groups Work to Inspire Women To Code | Women and science | Scoop.it
New organizations aim to introduce women to computing at the local level.
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"Technology now touches a lot more people than it did, say, five years ago," she says. "Back then, for instance, there was no Facebook, no Twitter, both platforms that everyone uses today regardless of their background or where they live. So, in a sense, technology has been democratized; it’s no longer something people choose to avoid."

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Why are there so few women in academia working on information technology? - Isthmus | The Daily Page

Why are there so few women in academia working on information technology? - Isthmus | The Daily Page | Women and science | Scoop.it
So what could be cooler than being a young techie in Madison? These prototypical urbanistas
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Call for Papers: Call for Papers: Journal of Open Access to Law - JOAL

Call for Papers: Call for Papers: Journal of Open Access to Law - JOAL | Women and science | Scoop.it
A peer-reviewed journal of legal information science, policy, and publishing
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Reducing the gender imbalance, Monash University

Reducing the gender imbalance, Monash University | Women and science | Scoop.it
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WAX Science, une façon de lutter contre les stéréotypes - MyScienceNews

WAX Science, une façon de lutter contre les stéréotypes - MyScienceNews | Women and science | Scoop.it
WAX Science est une jeune association créée par deux étudiantes d'AgroParisTech et du CRI, Aude Bernheim et Flora Vincent. Elle vise à revaloriser l'image de la science en détruisant les stéréotypes.
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Recherche : elles et ils inventent l'avenir

Recherche : elles et ils inventent l'avenir | Women and science | Scoop.it
Dans les laboratoires du CNRS, d'Aix-Marseille Université, de l'INRA ou de l'IRD, ces chercheurs innovent en santé, agriculture, langage, environnement, matériaux et technologie. Et leurs découvertes trouvent des débouchés.
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Excellence de la recherche et parité hommes-femmes : c’est possible !

Excellence de la recherche et parité hommes-femmes : c’est possible ! | Women and science | Scoop.it

L’équilibre entre les hommes et les femmes a longtemps été présenté comme un objectif important vers lequel tendre pour les universités et les institutions. Des progrès ont été clairement observés en ce sens au fil du temps. Ne peut-on cependant pas faire mieux ? Aujourd’hui en Europe, seulement 13% des directeurs des institutions de l’enseignement supérieur sont des femmes. Les racines du problème sont-elles trop profondes pour que l’on puisse les cerner, trop obscures pour que l’on puisse les aborder ? Simone Buitendijk, vice-recteur de l’université de Leiden, aux Pays-Bas, n’est pas de cet avis. « Ça n’a rien de mystérieux », assure-t-elle. « Nous savons ce qu’il faut faire ».

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For gender equity at scholarly conferences

academic, conference, gender, keynote, speaker, equality, blog on gender equity in academe...
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The Trouble with Barbie Science: Scientific American

The Trouble with Barbie Science: Scientific American | Women and science | Scoop.it
Recruiting women into the sciences with girly images can backfire...
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