News Archives

18 May 2016 A Career Café Event is organized on June 20th at SNSF in Berne to close the 2013-2016 round of the “Fix the Leaky Pipeline program” Event information
14 December 2015
Dr. Maryam Kamgarpour, who participated in the current Fix the Leaky Pipeline Program, has received the ERC Starting Grant.

We congratulate her and wish her every success for her future career.

ERC Starting Grant
7 December 2015  Dr. Lucie Tajcmanová, former participant of the Fix the Leaky Pipeline Program 2013-16, received the Prize Zonta 2015.
We are very happy to congratulate her for this award !
Zonta Prize
19 March 2014
“Female Bosses Are More Engaging Than Male Bosses” Gallup
18 March 2015 Launching of the 2015 courses & coaching groups of the Fix the Leaky Pipeline program. Flash Magazine – EPFL
19 March 2014
Gender equality grant to boost the careers of young women researchers:
As of mid-April, women working in projects or benefiting from career funding schemes at doctoral or postdoctoral level will be entitled to a gender equality grant (up to 1000 CHF/12 months) for measures such as mentoring, coaching or networking meetings.
To be eligible, the women scientists should be beneficiaries of SNSF funding schemes (except  SNSF Prof. and Assist. Prof. Energy Grants), or to work at a Swiss Institution and collaborate in SNSF-funded projects.
SNF Gender Quality Grant
05 March 2014 Marie Heim-Voegtlin fellowships:
The MHV scheme facilitates the integration of women researchers in the academic environment and makes it possible for more women to pursue a scientific career while having family commitments39 MHV grants were awarded in 2013. Next Call: May 2014
Marie Heim-Voegtlin Fellowships
February 2014
SNF Professorships
The SNSF granted 40 new SNSF professorships to outstanding young researchers. The share of women scientists who received an SNSF professorship in 2014 is 45%.This represents a significant increase compared to the previous years (2013: 23%).
SNF Professorships 
12 Dec 2013
2020 – ERC and Marie Sklodowska Curie
Event in Lausanne, 9h30-11h50
8 Nov 2013
 The winner of this year’s Latsis prize awarded by ETH Zurich is Tanja Stadler ETH news
7 Nov 2013 The 2014 program of the Fix the Leaky Pipeline Program will be announced on December 16 2013. Registration will open the same day and will be done online only. FLP
Oct – Nov 2013 Equal!, the office for equal opportunities at ETH Zurich, has actively invested in reconciling the workplace and family for 20 years EQUAL-ETHZ
28 Oct 2013 Nursery provision improves career opportunities for mothers SNF
21 Oct 2013  When careers run up against stereotypes EQUAL-ETHZ