Annual Meeting 2018

EWM The Netherlands Annual Meeting 2018 Thursday 20th of September, Delft Save the date for the 2018 EWM-NL Annual Meeting. This event aims to bring together all members of EWM-NL and of the general mathematics community in the country. This year, the focus on the event is on “Positive Discrimination: advantages …

2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists

The project “A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It?” funded by the International Council for Science has launched the 2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists, which will be opened for answers until October 31st, 2018. The …

Tour update

EWM The Netherlands has the goal to support female mathematicians in their careers, to forge connections between female mathematicians in The Netherlands, and to provide a meeting place for like-minded people. To achieve these goals, EWM-NL went on Tour in 2017. During the Tour, we made the mission and goals of …

EWM-NL NMC session

EWM The Netherlands has been invited to organise a session at the 54th Dutch Mathematical Congress. This year’s congress will be held in the Koningshof in Veldhoven, on April 3–4, 2018, the two days following Easter 2018. The session focuses on two points: career tips for young professionals by some of …

New board members

Our call for new board members in the previous newsletter has been successful. The executive board of EWM The Netherlands welcomed two new members in 2018, both joining us in January. Olfa Jaibi, Leiden, has taken over the portfolio of Sanne Willems. Olfa will be responsible for our webpage and …

Jagtenberg Rubicon grant

Caroline Jagtenberg, who recently won the prestigious Jo van Nunen Award for her thesis “Efficiency and Fairness in Ambulance planning”, has been awarded an NWO Rubicon grant. She will do research at the University of Auckland (New Zealand) for a period of two years. Jagtenberg’s research focuses on ambulance management. …

Stéphanie van der Pas wins best dissertation prize

The jury of the C.J. Kok Award selected Stéphanie van der Pas’ dissertation as the Leiden University Faculty of Science’s best dissertation of 2017. This was announced by rector Carel Stolker during the faculty’s New Year’s reception on 9 January. The jury’s comments: The thesis is exceptional, because of its …

Happy New Year

EWM The Netherlands would like to wish a very happy and productive 2018 to all our members. May all the problems that you will face be only mathematical! The past year has been very productive for EWM-NL. Our activities in the past year are summarised in our annual report.

EWM-NL workshop on Work-life balance

On November 6, 2017, EWM The Netherlands organized a workshop on work-life balance for interested female mathematicians. The training was given by a Career and Live, a company that is specialized in providing training on workload, work stress and work-life balance. During the workshop, we defined work-life balance, and discussed …

EWM-NL on Tour

EWM The Netherlands is visiting all Dutch universities and institutions with a department / group on mathematics. We have so far visited TU Delft, CWI, TU/e, UU, UvA, and Leiden University, with RU and VU planned for 2017 and Twente and RUG for January 2018. Among the goals of EWM-NL are …