GO STEMXchange Scholarship

Thanks to Ana Brown who sent us this information about the GO STEMXchange Scholarship, you can prepare your application for next edition. The University of Washington, one of the world’s preeminent public universities is now accepting the application for its GO!STEMXchange Scholarship Program. The program supports students majoring in STEM fields in exchange opportunities. Ideal candidates […]

[Publication] Society labels harassment as research misconduct

« A major U.S.-based scientific society is on the verge of expanding its definition of research misconduct to include sexual harassment. The 60,000-member American Geophysical Union (AGU) wants to emphasize the serious threat to science from harassment and other forms of discrimination, society officials say. But some experts on research ethics question the wisdom of merging […]

[Publication] The Changing Face of Epidemiology: Gender Disparities in Citations?

Schisterman et al. have published, in the journal of Epidemiology, an interesting study about gender disparities in citations. The authors collected data on the current gender distribution of epidemiology departments, societies, and journal editorial boards. The authors found « a greater number of female epidemiologists in early-career positions and further evidence of potential gender disparity in […]

Women in Molecular Imaging Network (WIMIN)

« Women in Molecular Imaging Network (WIMIN) is an interest group of the World Molecular Imaging Society (WMIS) aimed at advancing the careers of women in science. WIMIN represents women in the field of molecular imaging through all stages of their career development and promotes their advancement to leadership positions within the society and their careers. […]

[French] Femmes en sciences : Il faut mettre fin à l’impudence de la Fondation Jérôme Lejeune

L’université Notre Dame aux États-Unis a décidé d’attribuer l’« Evangelium Vitae Medal » 2017 à la Fondation Jérôme Lejeune. Jusqu’ici, tout est normal, mais déposséder une femme scientifique de sa découverte est un geste d’une violence extrême. La découvreuse de la trisomie 21 est une femme et elle s’appelle Marthe Gautier, la Fondation Jérôme Lejeune […]

[French] Un prix de la misogynie pour les membres du jury du Nobel

Depuis sa création en 1901, on compte seulement 2,9 % de « Nobelles ». Les membres du jury, notamment du Nobel de physique, méritent d’être récompensés par le prix de la misogynie. En plein « scandale au pays des Nobel », le nombre de femmes lauréates dans les disciplines scientifiques ne sera pas incrémenté en 2016.