Posts Tagged ‘women & science’


How Science is Redesigning the Rules of Sex

by Aarathi Prasad

Published the book “Storia naturale del concepimento. Come la scienza può cambiare le regole del sesso”, Bollati Boringhieri ed., by Aarathi Prasad Despite modern understandings, the belief that females are culpable for absurd reproductive failings has never entirely gone away. On... Read more
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Women and Science

The new edition of Women and Science, by G. Pellegrini and B. Saracino, is now available

All data and information to understand the gender relations in the world of national and  international research. The volume is organized in collaboration with FAiR, under the patronage of UNESCO Venice Office. Contact directly Observa to receive the volume. Read more
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Youngsters’ interest in science

Coming soon the book with data from the Italian survey

The book Participation, Retention and Gender Equity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Higher Education, edited by Ellen K. Henriksen, Justin Dillon and Jim Ryder, will be published by Springer in 2013. The book collects results from European project... Read more

“Women and Science 2010” and “Science and New Generations”

At UNESCO Venice Office the presentation of the two books

In Venice, in occasion of the World Science Day for Peace and Development, organized by UNESCO, Observa’s most recent publications will be presented, Women and Science 2010. Italy and the International Context and Science and New Generations (Scienza e... Read more

Young Europeans and science studies

Venice hosts the IRIS meeting organized by Observa and Istituto Veneto

To be held 14 and 15 October at Palazzo Franchetti, the Venice headquarters of the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, is the third meeting of the IRIS Consortium – Interests and Recruitment in Science. IRIS involves five... Read more

The recognition of women in science

Iulia Nechifor and Giuseppe Pellegrini

The presence of women in science is constantly expanding. Inspection of data from the most recent surveys set out in this book shows the increasing interest of women in scientific careers and the good results that they have achieved,... Read more

Women and Science 2010 and Science and New Generations

Observa's new books are published

Observa’s most recent publications are now available: Women and Science 2010. Italy and the International Context and Science and New Generations (Scienza e nuove generazioni. I risultati dell’indagine internazionale ROSE). Edited by Iulia Nechifor and Giuseppe Pellegrini, Women and... Read more

(Italiano) Annuario Scienza e Società 2010, edizioni il Mulino

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Interest and Recruitment In Science

IRIS is the acronym for Interest and Recruitment In Science. The main objective of this project is to develop more knowledge and recommendations informed by evidence on how young people, and girls in particular, may be attracted to, and... Read more

Women and Science

An award for young female researchers

For the last ten years UNESCO and L’Oréal have been promoting an international partnership project, “L’Oreal UNESCO for Women in Science”, that has the finality to support the role of women in science and to foster their full participation... Read more