EU gender policy and other stories

Note: Special Women in Physics Seminar
Speaker: Giulia Pancheri, INFN, Italy

When: April 24, 2008 (Thu), 02:00PM to 03:00PM (add to my calendar)
Location: PRB 595

This event is part of the Women in Physics Events.

Prof. Giulia Pancheri, from the INFN (National Institute of Nuclear Physics) in Frascati, Italy gave a talk about gender policies and status of women physicists in EU. Prof. Pancheri is a theoretical physicist and her research focuses on high energy phenomenology. She was the national chair of the INFN Equal Opportunity Committee from 2000-2002 and has given many talks on the subject of women in physics, including a recent talk at the APS meeting in Missouri. Please take a look at the slides from her talk. She gives her own historical analysis of why there are so few women in physics as well as lots of statistics comparing the status of women in various European countries and the US.