The Journal of Chemical Physics has started a call for papers for a special collection in honor of women in chemical physics and physical chemistry. Welcome are contributions from leading women researchers and papers dedicated to any woman or group of women in the field. Submission deadline is November 20, 2020.
The Royal Society of Chemistry celebrates diversity in science. Therefor they are looking for outstanding chemical scientists who have helped to shape chemistry and can be identified as role models for future generations of scientists.
Find more about criteria and how to nominate at http://www.rsc.org/diversity/175-faces/.
The book Mom the Chemistry Professor: Personal Accounts and Advice from Chemistry Professors who are Mothers edited by Renee Cole et al. is available online now at
Today is International Women’s Day. On this occasion Newcastle’s Discovery Museum opens an exhibition with the title Trailblazers – a celebration of remarkable women in science. The Guardian reports about the opening and some women, “who have made a significant contribution to the science, technology and mathematics (STEM) industries”.
Find more portraits of successful women in science in our library:
|Apotheker, Jan [Ed.]||European women in chemistry||2011||70 K 129|
|Byers, Nina [Ed.]||Out of the shadows : contributions of
twentieth-century women to physics
|2006||70 K 136|
|Hinkle, Amber S. [Ed.]||Successful women in chemistry||2005||70 K 137|
Minerva-FemmeNet and „WiBB – Wissenschaftlerinnen in Berlin und Brandenburg“ invite you to a panel talk about scientific careers. Among the panelists are Martin Wolf and Lorraine Daston.
What comes after the PhD? Is it possible to plan a career “in academia”?
Monday, October 29, 2012 – 5pm
Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Lentzeallee 94, 14195 Berlin