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  1. Michaela Raggam-Blesch awarded the Leon Zelman Prize in Vienna

    29.09.22 | The historian is honoured for her work documenting and remembering the Holocaust and ‘giving victims a voice’

  2. Four AcademiaNet members secure funding from the Swedish Brain Foundation

    23.09.22 | Their projects cover Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, depression and neonatal brain development

  3. Ursula Keller has won the Swiss Science Prize Marcel Benoist, known as the ‘Swiss Nobel Prize’

    16.09.22 | The physicist is honoured for her work on ultrafast lasers, including systems now used in manufacturing, communications technology and surgery

  4. Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser receives Croonian Medal and Lecture from the Royal Society

    08.09.22 | She was chosen for her ground-breaking work on plant hormones and her dedication to gender equality in science

  5. Agneta Nordberg receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alzheimer’s Association

    29.08.22 | The neuroscientist is known for her ground-breaking work on amyloid PET imaging and the neurotransmitter acetylcholine

  6. Riikka Rinnan to start new Center of Excellence at the University of Copenhagen

    23.08.22 | The Center will investigate the biology of volatile substances and how it responds to climate change.

  7. Anna Lawson elected Fellow of the British Academy

    17.08.22 | The legal scholar, whose research examines unequal access in society for people with disabilities, is part of a record intake of women.

  8. Regina Palkovits on equality in science: “It’s about giving young people a chance”

    10.08.22 | AcademiaNet was created as a way to address the gender imbalance among senior academics. Looking back over the past decade, what’s changed? We spoke to Prof. Regina Palkovits, one of our first members, to find out.
    (re-release from November 11th, 2020)

  9. Pascale Ehrenfreund awarded the 2022 COSPAR Harrie Massey Award

    05.08.22 | The Austrian astrophysicist was honoured for her "outstanding contributions" to space research.

  10. ‘It becomes too easy to look at women as a deviation’

    25.07.22 | Prof Elin Bjarnegård from Uppsala University in Sweden researches gender in politics – for example, she wants to understand the role of masculinities in war and peace, and what happens when political violence is directed at women. We connected with her for a chat about her recent projects on sexual corruption and gendered election violence.

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