A childcare program for women scientists

Published: Wednesday 9th May 2012
Categories: NEWS, Past program - NS

In many scientific disciplines, equal numbers of men and women earn PhDs. The post-doc phase, however, coincides with prime childbearing years and is marked by brutal hours, lack of job security and repeated international assignments. It is at this stage that science loses so many talented women. In Europe, women represent just 15 percent of full professors. Read more