Projects

Erasmus Project: Diversity in the Cultures of Physics

The establishment of a Strategic Partnership “Diversity in the Cultures of Physics” seeks to build a transnational network for launching several key actions geared towards improving the gender balance in physics and its subfields. The main network activities will focus on creating spaces for young women to consider physics as a field of academic training and drawing upon the diversity of physics for the career planning of female physics students. These pragmatic interventions will enable ...

genderDynamics

Professional Cultures and Research Organizations in Physics The project “genderDynamics. Professional Cultures and Research Organizations in Physics” is a collaboration between the Free University Berlin (Prof. Dr. Elvira Scheich, Department of Physics) and the Technical University of Berlin (Prof. Nina Baur, Institute of Sociology; Prof. Sabine Hark, Center for Interdisciplinary Women’s and Gender Studies).

Reader Project: Interferences of Gender and Physics

This Reader brings together heretofore dispersed scholarship on gender and the physical sciences. The volume presents both classic and recent contributions to this field of study that comprise historical, social and epistemological investigations. At the same time the Reader serves as an in-depth introduction to the genealogies and challenging theoretical and methodological approaches that inform scholarship in feminist science studies in which the physical sciences take centre stage. While ...

International Summer School

The summer school is a bilateral exchange program for women physicists in the transition phase from Master to PhD studies.