We also want to draw attention to examples of measures that help to counteract (the effects of) gender bias in science. We have developed the stamp 'Angels Approved' for this purpose.




June 26, 2019
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TU Eindhoven is only appointing women through her Irène Curie Fellowship programme

TU Eindhoven will only recruit women through its new Irène Curie Fellowship programme for their…

February 25, 2019
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Athena's Angels thank Isabel Hoving

Athena's Angels thank Isabel Hoving for years of pioneering work as a diversity officer. She was…

June 19, 2018
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Female winners of first Stevin award

Prof. dr. Beatrice de Graaf and prof. dr. Marion Koopmans are the first Stevin Laureates. They each…

March 12, 2018

Film: female academics who changed the world

The story behind the career of female academics is often extraordinary. See the story of some of…

March 08, 2018

Women conquer Senate Chamber Leiden University

Fourteen female professors will be placed in the classic portrait gallery of the Senate Room of…

March 08, 2018

Westerdijk Talent Impulse successful: Netherlands has 100 new female professors

Today on International Women's Day, Minister Ingrid van Engelshoven of OCW (Education, Culture and…

March 08, 2018
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European Commission actively promotes gender equality

On the occasion of International Women's Day the European Commission has issued a clear statement:…

February 20, 2018

Iceland makes pay inequality illegal

Since January 1, 2018, Iceland has a new law, making pay inequality between men and women illegal.…

February 01, 2018
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NWO physics institutes sign Gender Equality Plans (GEP)


Om de werving en loopbaanontwikkeling van vrouwelijke fysici te bevorderen, ondertekenen de…

January 24, 2018

Annual Vitaal Cup awarded

On Wednesday, January 17 2018 the annual Vitaal Cup of the Leiden University Medical Centre was…

December 21, 2017

UU responds quickly and adjusts selection committee for new rector magnificus

The board of Utrecht University has responded to the objections, among others to the open letter…

November 28, 2017
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Leiden University's Sophia network fights for equal opportunities for female academics

Sophia, Leiden University's women's network, named after the first female professor of this…

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