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11th December 2007 Congratulations!
Professor Jane Grimson was recently awarded the O'Moore Medal for her contribution to healthcare informatics. Read more from the Communications Office
30th November 2007 "My Brilliant Career"
On 30th November Queens University Gender Initative hosted "My Brilliant Career" - a one-day conference which brought together seven of the highest achieving women in UK academia for a day's frank and open discussion of career paths open to women beyond the obvious. Read about the conference.
13th November 2007 "A Persistent Problem: Traditional Gender Roles Hold Back Female Scientists"
This new report published by EMBO shows the influence of gender on selection processes and career development. Full text of the EMBO report.
13th November 2007 "Women in Science: The Missing Links"(PDF, 1.09 MB)
The latest edition of the UNESCO Courier newsletter, entitled "Women in Science: The Missing Links" gives an informative and comprehensive look at the status and issues affecting the position of women scientists worldwide.
1st November 2007 Congratulations!
Congratulations to Rozenn Dahyot of the Dept. of Computer Science, TCD, who received a €50,000 award from Google under their Research Awards scheme, for her work on offensive content detection in videos. Dr. Dahyot is the first person in the Republic of Ireland to receive this award.
7th December 2006 RTE Radio 1 - The Quantum Leap
Caroline Roughneen of Trinity College Dublin and Ita Richardson of the University of Limerick discussed a new initiative to encourage women in science, engineering and technology. Read about the programme.
10th November 2006 Launch of TCD Centre for Women in Science and Engineering Research
Trinity College's new Centre for Women in Science & Engineering Research (WiSER) was launched on November 8th by the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Mr Micheál Martin TD. Read about the launch.
9th November 2006 RTE Business - Morning Ireland Business News
Speaking on Morning Ireland, WiSER Director Caroline Roughneen said women were under-represented internationally at all levels of academic research, especially science and engineering. Listen to what she said.