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‘EU fails potential of highly qualified women scientists’

Persistent gender stereotypes, predominantly male decision-making bodies, the lack of transparency in recruitment procedures and the operation of 'old boys networks' to which women often do not have access result in the EU losing the potential of highly-qualified women scientists and the estimated 700,000 additional researchers needed to reach the Lisbon goal, argues an NGO representing women scientists.   To read a shortened version of this interview, please click here. 

Interview: ‘Open access key condition for EU research infrastructures’

Any country is free to join the European research infrastructure projects and any scientist can access them, once they are operational. The perfect incentive for "foreign brains" to come to Europe, says John Wood in an interview with EURACTIV.com.