EPA Constance Pascal – Helen Boyle Prize

Anita Riecher-Rössler, Professor of Psychiatry and Head of the Center for Gender Research and Early Detection at the Psychiatric University Clinics in Basel, Switzerland, has been selected as the Winner of the “EPA Constance Pascal – Helen Boyle Prize of €10000 for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman Working to Improve Mental Health Care in Europe”. …

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Silvia De Marchi – remembrance

Silvia De Marchi was born on February 25, of 121 years ago. She was the first woman to obtain a degree in experimental psychology in Italy. In experimental psychology, she applied the method of magnitude estimation – a few years before Lewis Richardson – to analyze visual perception of collectivities of dots. In applied psychology, she provided …

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Historical profile: Cécile Vogt

Rebecca Akkermans dedicated an historical profile to our WiNeu pioneer Cécile Vogt in Lancet Neurology, 12 Jan 2018: “There are many great scientific partnerships that stand out in history—Antoine and Marie Anne Lavoisier, Pierre and Marie Curie, Josef Jules and Augusta Déjérines—but perhaps less well known are Cécile Vogt and her husband, Oskar. Early pioneers …

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Advise to a young woman scientist by Augusta Déjerine-Klumpke

In celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we explore Augusta Dejerine-Klumpke’s life through her biography (originally written in French) to find out how she began her scientific career and what legacy she left for future generations of neuroscientists. She was born in San Francisco, United States, and lived there until April …

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