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Women in Information and Computing Sciences (WICS)


How to retain female talent in academia?

On 12th of November, 60 female scientists from all across the Faculty of Science came together for a special High Tea. For two hours they discussed what the faculty can…

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Dong Nguyen wins KNAW Early Career Award

Dong Nguyen, assistant professor in natural language processing and one of our women in information and computing sciences, has been honored with an Early Career Award from the Royal Netherlands…

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First Joint WICS & WIT Lunch

On Monday, 20 May 2019, the first joint WICS and WIT (Women in IT, the women’s chapter of student association Sticky) took place. The room was filled with about 20…

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Article about WICS in “Pandora”

“WICS network challenges gender stereotypes”, an article about WICS and its activities (written by Ria van Vlimmeren) has been published in the last issue of Pandora (page 19), the magazine of…

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WICS at UU Open Days

WICS joined the Bachelor Open Days on March 16, 2019, to let the visitors see (more) female role models from the department. Amber and Anna-Lena were present to answer questions…

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WICS Sets Up “Diversity Library”

WICS has started to set up a “Diversity Library” with books on a variety of diversity-related topics that we consider interesting reads for staff and students at the Faculty of…

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Anja Volk wins Westerdijk Award

On Tuesday, 4 September the Dean officially opened the new academic year at the Faculty of Science. During the ceremony the diversity committee also revealed this year’s Westerdijk Award winner:…

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