11th AASSA Regional Workshop on “Gender Issues in Science Research and Education”

The Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) will host the 11th AASSA Regional Workshop on “Gender Issues in Science Research and Education” on 26-27 August 2015 in Seoul, Republic of Korea, in conjunction with the Gender Summit 6 Asia Pacific 2015. The workshop is jointly organized by the Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) and supported by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP).

The AASSA Regional Workshops on “Women in Science and Engineering” were held for three times: the 1st was in Baku Azerbaijan in 2012; the 2nd was in New Delhi India in 2013, and the 3rd was in Izmir, Turkey in 2014. Local Academies were the host organizations. The outcomes of these workshops are: first, the establishment of the “Special Committee for Women in Science and Engineering” in AASSA, and second, the writing of a report titled “Women Scientists in Asia”. The final report will be published and distributed on 26th of August, 2015. This year’s workshop is the 11th international workshop by AASSA, and KAST is the host organization.

See below for the call for abstracts and further information.

 

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