Events

Seminar and Mingle with Nanna Gillberg

October 3, 2019

Our next event will be a seminar followed by a mingle. Feel free to join one or both! It’s a great chance to meet other women scientists in your area. I know we have a lot of new members and it’d be great to meet you.

'Jag har aldrig märkt att kön har haft någon betydelse'  Seminar at 18:30

 

Trots att alla formella hinder för att nå jämställdhet har tagits bort beräknas det ta ytterligare 186 år innan Sverige blir ett jämställt samhälle. Hur är det möjligt? Med utgångspunkt i boken "Jag har aldrig märkt att kön har haft någon betydelse" belyser Nanna Gillberg hur informella mekanismer såsom förväntningar på och föreställningar om kvinnor och män spelar en avgörande roll i att jämställdheten låter vänta på sig. Seminar will be held in Swedish.

 

Mingle 19:30

 

Casual get together and a chance to meet other women scientists.  If you are able, please bring some snacks to share. Wine will be available for a small donation.

 

Location: Medicinaregatan 3 (Academicum)

 

 

 

Previous Events

 

Seminar and Mingle, May 20, 2019

Our next event will be a seminar followed by a mingle. Feel free to join one or both! It’s a great chance to meet other women scientists in your area. I know we have a lot of new members and it’d be great to meet you.

 

Reduce Stress and Avoid Burnout 18:00

"How do you take care of your mind to 

avoid burnout?".

We will discuss this question at a seminar with Dr. Deborah Rupert, biophysicist and professional coach. During 10 years working as a scientist both in academia and industry, she saw too many minds burning out. Her mission now is to spread awareness about signs of burnout and share tools that help science innovators cultivate mental clarity. Together, we will discuss the nature of the mind, the mechanisms behind burnout and how to build a toolbox for resilience and creativity. 

 

Mingle 19:00

Casual get together and a chance to meet other women scientists. And a great way to relieve stress! If you are able, please bring some snacks to share. Wine will be available for a small charge.

 

Location: Medicinaregatan 3 (Academicum)

 

 

Presentation at Spira Science

April 3, 2019

 

Inspirational Talks for International Women's Day

Natural History Museum March 7, 2019

 

 

Gothenburg Women Scientists presents #WikiGap

Oct 23, 2018 18:00-21:00

Only 20% of the biographical articles on Wikipedia are about women. We are hosting a Wikipedia editing event to add articles about women scientists to Wikipedia. Our aim is to raise the profile and visibility of women on this 

No experience in editing Wikipedia is needed! Volunteers will be available to help us all get started on creating new pages or translating pages into our native language or adding to existing pages.

When you sign up, you'll be sent more information on registering on Wikipedia and help with choosing a topic. Please bring a laptop with you!

Fika and coffee will be provided by volunteers at GoWoSci. EVERYONE is welcome!!!

Medicinaregatan 3, Academicum

Room Birgit Thilander

 

 

Seminar and Mingle with invited speaker Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede:

Female faculty: Why so few and why care?

MAY 22, 2018

Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede is a Professor of Chemical Biology at Chalmers University who has written about this topic in the media (Is the gender gap solved in liberal Sweden?).

There are few women on top positions (e.g., professor) in academia. This is true throughout the world. Why is that? I will discuss the common responses ('not my problem', 'a women's problem', 'not me' etc.) to this topic and show using scientific data that these myths are wrong. Instead, unconscious bias, historical and cultural aspects rules. I will also use scientific facts to demonstrate that this is an important issue that we must address for success in the future. The major point with this seminar is to bring awareness to the topic - the solutions are coupled to other aspects of each country's society and will differ from place to place.

 
AGNES WOLD: HAR KVINNOR EN FRAMTID I AKADEMIN?

APRIL 24, 2018 18:00 SEMINAR AND MINGLE

Agnes Wold is a Professor of Clinical Bacteriology at the Sahlgrenska Academy, specialized in the gut microbiome and one of the most well-known scientists in Sweden, primarily for constantly challenging general health misperceptions regarding bacteria and allergens.

In addition to her outstanding research, Agnes Wold is also known for having early raised awareness of gender inequality when she together with Christine Wennerås in 1997 published Nepotism and sexism in peer-review in Nature, highlighting the gender bias in application reviewing process for postdoctoral positions. (https://www.nature.com/articles/387341a0.pdf)

Unfortunately, 20 years later many of the same issues remains and together with Agnes we will discuss if women have a future in Academia.

 
Mingle Jan 17, 2018

Join us to meet other women scientists and discuss our future plans. 50 women joined us and we created five working groups. You can see the topics here and are very welcome to join one of the groups.

 

Skandal!    Dec 5, 2017  18:30

A song and dance drama about the women who were and were not awarded the Nobel Prize for physics, chemistry and medicine (more information about the play at www.besattateatern.se)

The play will be followed by a short discussion of the issues raised.

Everyone is welcome! Bring your coworkers, friends, sons and daughters, mothers and fathers!

Registration required and a 150 SEK donation is requested to cover our costs.  The drama will be held in English at Pedagogen Hus A, Västra Hamngatan 25, Göteborg

100 people attended this event and we had a splendid evening thanks to the women of besattateatern.

Mingle and Networking Evening Oct 24, 2017

Join us to meet other women scientists at all career stages to make new connections, find friends and expand your network!

50 women joined our first event. We surveyed the attendees for which projects they would like to work on next and will create teams for future activities.