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Weizmann Women & Science Award 2019- call for nominations

This is a call for nominations to the Weizmann Women & Science Award 2019. This is a biennial award established in 1994 to honor an outstanding woman scientist who has made significant contributions to the scientific community. The objective of the award, which includes a $25,000 to the recipient, is to promote women in science, and to provide a strong role model to motivate and encourage the next generation of young women scientists. The Award is awarded by the Weizmann Institute and the award ceremony takes place at the Weizmann Institute.

The “Bridge position”,a new initiative of the “advancing women in science” program, Wezimann Institute of Science

We are happy to announce the Women Bridge position for 2018/2019.

This is a one year position, offered by the Weizmann Institute of Science to qualified Israeli women scientists who have to return to Israel prematurely, prior to completing their postdoctoral training abroad. The purpose of the position is to enable the recipient to complete unfinished scientific work, and prepare for successful application to an academic position in Israel. One to two such positions will be given in the academic year 2018/2019.

The Ariane de Rothschild Women Doctoral Program - 2018 recipients

The Ariane de Rothschild Women Doctoral Program promotes gender equality within the academic world. It awarded four fellowships to outstanding female doctoral students at the Weizmann Institute of Science.

Adi Millman, Department of Molecular Genetics

Eden Yifrach, Department of Molecular Genetics

Gil Schwarts, Department of Science Teaching

Noa Eilat, Department of Neurobiology