EPWS General Assembly and conference in Pisa

19-21 of September 2018 the annual EPWS events the 12th EPWS General Assembly and the international conference “#wetooinscience -Sexual Harassment in Higher Education Institutions and Research Performing conference Organizations” were held in Pisa, Italy (…


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The WPL Summit 2018 “IT’S ABOUT TIME! 100 REASONS TO ACT!”

7-8 of June 2018 the Women Political Leaders (WPL) Summit https://wplsummit.org/ co-hosted by the Seimas, the Parliament of Lithuania, and the Women Political Leaders Global Forum in cooperation with the Council of Women World Leaders was held in Vilnius. The WPL Summit was patronized by H. E.…


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In memoriam Dr. Alicija Kupliauskienė

BASNET Forumas is mourning the passing of its longstanding Chairman of association’s Executive Board and alternate of the EPWS BoA member Dr. Alicija Kupliauskienė. Alicija Kupliauskienė was internationally known Lithuanian physicist. She graduated from Vilnius University and received her PHD in…


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Meetings with Polish scientists in Vilnius

April 12-13, BASNET Forumas hosted guests from Krakow Jogaila University Dr. Paulina Sekula and Dr. Justyna Struzik. They presented studies made in the frame of Horizon 2020 project GENERA at the joint seminar for physicists of National Center of Physical Sciences and Thechnology (NFTMC) and…


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BASNET Forumas event devoted to the 150 anniversary of Marie Sklodowska Curie

12 of December 2017 BASNET Forumas organized the celebration of the 150th anniversary of Maria Sklodowska Curie. The event took part in the White Hall of the Vilnius University Library. During the event the book “Marie Curie. Une femme dans son siècle” (Marie Curie: woman of her age), issued in…


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Conference „ACCELERATING ERA DEVELOPMENT BY PROMOTION OF GENDER EQUALITY IN STEM RESEARCH“

20-21 of November 2017 BASNET Forumas together with Vilnius University, the European Institute for Gender Equality and the EC Horizon 2020 project GENERA, is organizing the high level conference „Accelerating ERA Development by Promotion of Gender Equality in STEM Research“(ACCERA). The conference…


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EPWS conference in the European Parliament

The conference "From Resolution to Realization: The Impact of the European Parliament Resolution of 9.9.2015 on Women's Careers in Science and University" organized by European Platform of Women Scientists (EPWS) will take place 6 of September 2017 in Brussels, in the premises of the European…


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Symposium “Capacity Building of Policy Makers”

4-5 of April 2016 the COST Project GenderSTE event-symposium was organized by the BASNET Forumas in Vilnius, University Senate Hall. It was dedicated to discuss the  structural change promoting gender equality in research organizations. The symposium was attended by the Baltic countries' science…


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Meetings with outstanding US physicists

16-18 of March, 2016m BASNET Forumas organized  some meetings with American physicists Prof. Melissa Franklin from Harvard University and Prof. Guenakh Mitselmakher from Florida University. The students from the Vilnius schools who are interested in physics (Vilnius Licenses, March 17, 2016),…


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Presentation of the book “First Physics Lady Wu Chien-Shiung”

15 of March 2016 BASNET Forumas is organizing presentation of Chiang Tsai-Chien's book “The First Physics Lady Wu Chien-Shiung” at the Joint Life Sciences Center of Vilnius University. The book was translated to Lithuanian language and published by BASNET Forumas. The presentation of the book will…


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International Conference „Sustaining gender equality in research and innovation”

14-16 of January, 2015 BASNET Forumas organizes in premises of Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas) an international conference “Sustaining Gender Equality in Research and Innovation".  The conference aims to present and discuss the results of the GEIRICA project. During the conference will be presented…


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Conference-debate “The Attractiveness of Science: Gender Aspect”.

28 of November, 2014 BASNET Forumas hosted a conference-debate "The Attractiveness of Science: Gender Aspect". The aim of the event was to present to the scientific society the contemporary trends of science policy and to discuss the factors influencing the attractiveness of science for the young…


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BASNET Forumas participated in organizing LT Presidency to EU Council Conference on Gender issuers in research

“BASNET Forumas as a partner of the project "Implementing Gender Equality in Research Institutions - A Cooperative Approach" (GEIRICA, Project No.EEE-NOR-LT01-FM-TF-001) financed by the EEA-Norwegian Financial Mechanism National Bilateral Cooperation Funds has significantly contributed organizing…


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Why are so few prizes going to women?

Since 1901, when Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen was named the first recipient, a total of 193 people have been honored as Physics Laureates. In 1903, one of the very first Prizes in Physics went to Marie Curie, and in the 110 years since, the only other woman to win the distinction was Maria Goeppert…


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Proceedings of the international conference “Science, Innovation and Gender”

The full text of the International Conference “Science, Innovation and Gender” proceedings are  available on the BASNET Forumas site in section Publications


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Happy International Women’s Day!

Dear Women Scientists, BASNET Forumas Welcomes you with International Women’s Day! Please examine the links devoted to this issue in NATURE www.nature.com/women, and European debate on women in science in social networks Do Europeans have the right work / family balance?


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To the attention of women Physicists!

Dear Colleagues, the proceedings of the 4-th IUPAP ICWIP” 2011 is available at http://proceedings.aip.org/resource/2/apcpcs/1517/1


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Dr. Alicija Kupliauskiene has been awarded Lithuanian National Award of 2013 (In lithuanian language)

2013 m. LIETUVOS MOKSLO PREMIJŲ KOMISIJA Lietuvos mokslo premiją FIZINIŲ MOKSLŲ SRITYJE paskyrė Pavelui Bogdanovičiui, Gediminui Gaigalui, Alicijai Kupliauskienei už darbų ciklą „Atomo teorijos metodų plėtra ir taikymai (1998–2012)“. BASNET Forumas asociacijos vykdomoji taryba nuoširdžiai sveikina…


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BASNET has launched the new COST Project

The new COST initiative -network of policy-makers and experts on gender, science and technology is aiming to enhance the implementation of gender-focused policy measures for structural change in science and technology institutions and integration of gender dimension in the content of science and…


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EPWS Lunch-Debate “Towards a Gender-Balanced Science Culture to Foster Innovation “ at the European Parliament

On the 31 of January EPWS is organizing a Lunch-Debate “Towards a Gender-Balanced Science Culture to Foster Innovation “ at the European Parliament hosted by MEP from Lithuania Leonidas Donskis. The event was initiated by BASNET Forumas. The debate aims to inform Members of the European Parliament,…


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International conference „Promoting Gender Equality in Science“

20 of November 2012 in Vilnius, premises of Ministry of Education and Science will be held the International conference „Promoting Gender Equality in Science”. The conference aims to discuss the measures of national policies in the frame of implementation of European gender mainstreaming policy in…


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The study in Yale University Science faculty’s shows gender biases favor for male students

The study in Yale University Science faculties shows gender biases favor for male students. Despite efforts to recruit and retain more women, a stark gender disparity persists within academic science. Abundant research has demonstrated gender bias in many demographic groups, but has yet to…


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Invitation to launch the cycle of lectures on gender equality in research!

Dear Colleagues, Currently, the national project "Promotion of Gender Equality in Science" (LYMOS) is starting.  The project is coordinated by the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences. Among other activities, the project provides opportunities for broadening the horizons in the understanding of the…


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International Conference “Science, Innovation and Gender” dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Marie Sklodovska-Curie’s second Nobel prize

24-25 of November, 2011 the conference international conference “Science, Innovation and Gender” will be held in Vilnius. The 100-year anniversary of the second Nobel Prize in chemistry awarded to Marie Curie – one of the most outstanding women scientists – is an excellent occasion to call…


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In memoriam professor Z. Rudzikas

Prof. Z.R.Rudzikas It is with great sorrow that we acknowledge the unexpected death of professor Zenonas Rudzikas. Being broad-minded he was able to envisage the realities of present and future. Occupying high positions in academic society he promoted change, advancement and strengthening for the…


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International conference “Challenges to Science in the Context of Globalization”

30 of September 2010 the international conference “Challenges to Science in the Context of Globalization” will be held. The conference is devoted to the contemporary science policy. It is aiming to present to the scientific community and science policy makers the science development visions of the…


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Public consultation on EU 2020 Strategy

The Commission issued a public consultation document on giving the EU economy a brighter future through the EU 2020 Strategy. The consultation paper sets out a vision for how EU 2020 will focus on entrenching recovery from the crisis, helping to prevent a similar one in future and on three thematic…


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Three women scientists working in STEM fields was awarded by Nobel Prize!

Prof.  Ada E. Yonath from Israel Weizmann Institute of Science won 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. More in: nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2009/index.html BASNET is making boast of the fact that Prof. Ada E. Yonath gave a plenary lecture in EPWS conference held 2008 in Vilnius.…


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The global survey of physicists

In order to develop a broader picture of the status of physicists across the globe the 2009 Global Survey of Physicists is ready to complete on the web address www.aipsurveys.org/global Global Survey of Physicists has been developed by staff at the American Institute of Physics in conjunction with…


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