Forthcoming Events

05.09.2022 - 09.09.2022, Iseolago hotel, Iseo, Italy.

News

MUST2022 Conference- a great success!
New scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Wörner, Chergui, and Richardson
FELs of Europe prize for Jeremy Rouxel- “Development or innovative use of advanced instrumentation in the field of FELs”
Ruth Signorell wins Doron prizefor pioneering contributions to the field of fundamental aerosol science
New FAST-Fellow Uwe Thumm at ETH- lectures on Topics in Femto- and Attosecond Science
International Day of Women and Girls in Science- SSPh asked female scientists about their experiences
New scientific highlight- by MUST PIs Milne, Standfuss and Schertler
EU XFEL Young Scientist Award for Camila Bacellar,beamline scientist and group leader of the Alvra endstation at SwissFEL
Prizes for Giulia Mancini and Rebeca Gomez CastilloICO/IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Optics & Ernst Haber 2021
Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to RESOLV Member Benjamin List- for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis
NCCR MUST at Scientifica 2021- Lightning, organic solar cells, and virtual molecules
#NCCRWomen- NCCR MUST celebrates 50 years women’s right to vote in Switzerland

OPN Column March 2012: Reflections in Diversity

On Minority Women Scientists: At the Culture-Gender Crossroads, Professor Anthony Johnson, Director of Center for Advanced Studies in Photonics Research at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA, March 2012




Professor Johnson argues that as we engage in efforts to increase diversity among scientists, culture is an important part of the conversation.

He writes: "It should be culture and gender that stipulate the diversity that is so necessary for creating a contemporary global community of scientists.

I'm intrigued by how culture poses so significant an influence, often subconsciously, and I suspect that it may contribute considerably to the disparity in minority women who enter, exit or excel in science careers."

Prof Anthony Johnson

CultureMinorityWomenScientistMar2012 (PDF, 615 KB)
 
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