angels in Action

  • Oproep NWO
    April 29, 2020

    Female applicants in a fix because of adapted NWO procedures

    In response to the adaptation of the NWO procedures with regard to the VI (VENI-VIDI-VICI) scheme, we, as Athena's Angels, have received various signals from female applicants. We are concerned that the adjustments will act against them, and that…

  • vaderdagkado
    June 17, 2019

    Fathersday: five top men perceive science ‘through the eyes of my daughter'

    Successful men in academia, Robbert Dijkgraaf, Ben Feringa, Alexander Rinnooy Kan, Wim van Saarloos and Carel Stolker, play the main roles in the movie ‘Through the eyes of my daughter’. These five men are all fathers of one or more daughters. How…

  • nrc oncode
    February 20, 2018

    Don't female cancer researchers want to 'slave'?

    In NRC today, Athena's Angels react to the stir that has been caused around the opening of the Dutch cancer institute Oncode. When the question whether it is justified that no female researchers are part of this partnership was raised, initiator…

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    February 06, 2017

    NRC writes about the Ammodo KNAW awards

    Good to see that NRC writes about the presentation of the de Ammodo KNAW Awards. However, Roshan Cools is a woman.

  • AA senaatskamer met vrouwelijke hoogleraren
    March 08, 2016

    Room for women!

     Fourteen women professors are to be given a place in the classic portrait gallery in Leiden University’s Senate Chamber. The portraits will be unveiled on March 8– International Women’s Day – by former Minister of Education, Culture and Science Jet…

  • Congres Flyer A5 vrije wil 1
    February 02, 2016

    Do only men have free will?

    On March 11, there is a conference about the question 'Does free will exist?' The program of the conference has been published: only men will present their vision in an interdisciplinary discussion.

    Where are the female experts?

  • JongeAkademie
    February 02, 2016

    The Young Academy

    The Young Academy has announced its 10 new members.

    But where are the female members?

  • Spinoza
    June 15, 2015

    Spinoza Award

    Het nieuws van 12 juni 2014. Vier Spinozawinnaars worden bekend gemaakt: Twee mannen en twee vrouwen.

    Well chosen, NWO!

    But what do we see?

  • nwo strategie
    May 18, 2015

    NWO-research strategy

    With an interactive image and sound show, sparing no effort or expense, Dutch research funder NWO launched its strategy for the coming years in the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague on 13 April (Click here for an impression). At the end of the meeting,…

  • wetenschapsvisie
    May 18, 2015

    Ministry of Education, Culture and Science presents its Vision For Science

    On the first page after the table of contents of the 'Vision for Science 2025 - choices for the future' there is a collage of portraits from a long time ago - and all of them are of men. They are the Dutch Nobel Prize Winners. On the opposite page…

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