Elsevier has developed a comprehensive report, entitled Gender in the Global Research Landscape, as an evidence-based examination of the outputs, quality, and impact of research worldwide through a gender lens. The report will be released on March 31st at the Global Research Landscape Report Symposium in Washington, DC. The symposium will feature a presentation of key findings from the report; a keynote presentation by Rita Colwell, Chair of the Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine (CWSEM) at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; and a feature talk by Londa Schiebinger, Director of the Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment project at Stanford University. Information about the March 31 Symposium in Washington, DC is available and registration is open for this free, public event!
The Sociologists for Women in Society organization is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Barbara Rosenblum Dissertation Scholarship for the Study of Women and Cancer. This scholarship is designed to encourage doctoral research on women’s experience of breast cancer and other reproductive cancers, as well as the prevention of these cancers. The scholarship also supports efforts to make sociological research on these topics available to the public. Please click here for more details on how to apply.