News from the wider mathematical community

WISE awards

Nominations are now open for the WISE Awards, which aim to recognise and share best practice for attracting and improving opportunities for women working in physical science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  You can nominate yourself, your organisation or programme, or someone else.  There are several different categories.  For details on how to apply, please

2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists

The survey is part of an interdisciplinary collaboration of eleven partners, supported by the International Council for Science (ICSU) and involving the International Mathematical Union (IMU), which aims to better understand the problems mathematical, computing, and natural science academics and practitioners are facing around the world.  One of the specific tasks for the project is to collect data across the world to inform policy makers from all countries, especially developing countries, about reducing the gap between men and women in mathematical, computing, an


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New Nature awards

Nature has announced a new awards programme:

The two annual awards will recognize inspirational early-career female researchers and those who have worked to champion young women's and girls' participation in science. By rewarding and celebrating these achievements, we hope the programmes will contribute to a positive shift towards the equity sorely needed in the research community.


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