The “leaky pipeline” or how to lose women from senior roles in STEM disciplines

Following the workshop discussion in Antalya (November 2015), Professor Mike Watkinson would like the share the following article, describing the progressive loss of capable women from more senior roles in STEM disciplines, and written by Professor Marina Resmini, Queen Mary University of London.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/chem.201600292/epdf

This article may be of interest to all Early Stage Researchers.

Announcement: Sofia Meeting 22nd – 23rd March

In view of our next meeting on the 22nd -23rd of March, 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria, we would like to announce that applications to attend this meeting are now open. We would like to emphasize that this is a scientific meeting which is open to all Zn-Net members.

The title of the meeting in Sofia is: “Dietary supplements vs food biofortification and the gut microbiome: human and animal health outcomes“.

In order to obtain a place to attend the meeting, please respond to the doodle poll HERE by Monday 8th of February 2016, indicating your interest to attend the meeting and whether or not you will be presenting a poster.

The number of available places is limited, therefore places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Confirmed participants will be sent the e-cost formal invitation by the 15th of February.