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Posted: September 27, 2007

Nanomaterials and gender aspects in research and technology

(Nanowerk News) A workshop on nanomaterials and gender aspects in research and technology will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden, on October 18 and 19, 2007.
The workshop is offering presentations on nanomaterials (funding situation, current applications) and male/female perspectives on research and career development in industry and university. Among the speakers are Ulf Mellstr÷m (Professor of Gender and Technology at Luleň Technical University) and Tatiana Butovitsch Temm, who will tell the story of Volvo's concept car, in which all decisions were made by women.
The event is organised by the EU-funded WomenInNano project.
More information: http://www.womeninnano.de/
Source: Cordis
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