"From Network of Excellence towards Network of Women"
Linking women in R&S

28th January 2008, Poltecnico di Turino, Turin, Italy

This workshop is presented by e-Photon/ONe+ and also supported by other IST projects NOBEL and TRIUMPH.


9.00-9.15 Welcome
9.15-9.30 "Female researchers in leadership positions in academia and industry", Dimitra Simeonidou (ESSEX) - One Gender Panel Member
9.30-9.50 "Mainstreaming Gender in Science: some local initiatives"
  • PoliTO's project:
    "Women in Engineering"

    Ilaria Robaldo (Politecnico di Torino) - EU Affairs Office
  • The "WITEC" Network: "Women In Science, Engineering and Technology" Carla Raffaelli (Università di Bologna) - One Gender Panel Leader
9.50-11.00 Round table - From Network of Excellence, towards Network of Women - sharing experiences
Moderator: Carla Raffaelli (Università di Bologna)
  • Self presentations of attendees
  • Discussion on general issues
    1. What can facilitate the development of female scientists and what can be done to support and promote female scientist?
    2. How to promote mentoring?
    3. Possible actions
    The discussion will be open to additional topics according to the suggestions of the participants
11.00-11.30 Coffee Break
11.30-12.30 Round table: proposals for future actions
e.g. proposals for BONE:
  • mobility actions dedicated to female researchers (e.g. young female researchers hosted by female senior researchers labs)
  • summer schools targeted to female researchers
  • other suggestions
12.30 AOB and Closing

Note: Brochure from organizator is available here.