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Reflecting on allyship as women in science

Being a woman in science takes allies, not just great science. Here, EMBL’s L’Oréal–UNESCO Fellows talk about support…

By Ivy Kupec

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Janet Thornton

Allyship and support: an interview with Janet Thornton

Professor Dame Janet Thornton discusses work–life balance, the support she has received during her career, and how organisations can help staff…

By Vicky Hatch

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Roshni Mooneeram, EMBL Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer, strikes the #ChooseToChallenge pose with her hand high, pledging to call out bias and actively question stereotypes.

Opinion: Allyship and Women in Science

Roshni Mooneeram discusses what Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is to her, and what the meaning of allyship…

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Statement on recent paper on mentorships in academia

EMBL’s Eileen Furlong, Chair of the Equality and Diversity Committee and Head of the Genome Biology Unit, responds to the recent Nature Comms paper…

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Taking charge by seeking ways to achieve gender balance

A three-day virtual conference, ‘Gender Roles and their Impact in Academia’, explored how biology, social structures, and unconscious bias shape…

By Ivy Kupec

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Colorful illustration conveys the balancing act women in science face, going between family and work responsibilities and wanting to succeed in both roles.

Indirect impacts of a pandemic on women in science

The EMBL conference that explored direct and indirect impacts from the current pandemic on women in science allowed for information and story sharing…

By Ivy Kupec

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Colorful illustration conveys the balancing act women in science face, going between family and work responsibilities and wanting to succeed in both roles.

COVID-19’s indirect attack on women

More than 500 people have registered for an EMBL conference, "The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on women in science: Challenges and solutions."…

By Ivy Kupec

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Edith Heard wins L’Oréal–UNESCO Award

EMBL Director General recognised alongside four other exceptional women in the life…

By Edward Dadswell

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Portrait of Nina Kathe

Ambition and talent

Nina Kathe, Winner of the EU Contest for Young Scientists visits…

By Patrick Mueller

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Margret Suckale kicking off the Women’s Night in the rooftop lounge at EMBL. credits: Marietta Schupp/EMBL

EMBL Women’s Night in Heidelberg

Women from academia, industry and politics met at EMBL to fuel career growth and…

By Verena Viarisio

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Women in science: Glass half full?

Ottoline Leyser on the fallacy of failure and the road to…

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