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Women in FAST-DOT

This is where to come if you want to find out more about the women who are working on the FAST-DOT project!

Here you will find

  • Profiles of the women researchers
  • Details of recent events and activities involving the members of FAST-DOT
  • General news items
  • Links to other WEB sites for Women Scientists




 Role in FAST-DOT

 Prof Ursula Keller

 ETH Zurich

 Leader of Work Package 4

 Dr Maria Ana Cataluna

 University of Dundee

 Leader of Work Package 2

 Dr Anthi Ranella


 Work Package 6 Research Associate

 Dr Svetlana Zolotovskaya  University of Dundee

 Work Package 6 Research Associate

 Dr Maria Farsari

 FORTH Leader of Work Package 6


Recent Events

Dr Maria Ana Cataluna organised a “Women In Science and Engineering ” workshop at the University of Dundee on 10th September 2009. The workshop included presentations from

  • Prof Ursula Keller:                  Head of Research at ETH Zurich          ... read more
  • Ms. Gameelah Gafoor:           Global Project Manager @ NCR, Dundee            ... read more
  • Professor Inke Nathke:          Research Group Leader @ University of Dundee more

Recent News

01/12/10: Newsletter December 2010 on scientific culture and gender issues ... read more

01/07/10: Newsletter July 2010 on scientific culture and gender issues ... read more

01/03/10: Newsletter March 2010 on scientific culture and gender issues ... read more

03/02/10: Svetlana Zolotovskaya, a researcher on Work Package 6, was recently awarded her PhD by the University of Dundee.

                Her thesis was entitled "Novel Semiconductor-based Laser Systems and their Applications".

26/11/09: "Gender equality in science is still a worry". The European Commission recently published the latest edition of

                'She  Figures', statistics on women in Science in Europe which are produced every 3 years ... read more

19/11/09: 'University of Dundee accepted as Juno supporter ... read more

19/10/09: 'Women in science' book and audio book now available ... read more


Useful Links

  • WEB Sites:

Women and Science
FP6 GAAP Project - Gender Awareness Participation Process 
IT Girls
European Platform of Women Scientists
European Association for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology
Women in Industrial Research
WISE - women into science, engineering and construction
The Optical Society of America (OSA) - Minorities and Women in OSA


  • Documents / Articles:

Code of Best Practises for Women and IT
Suggested Guidelines for Gender Policy in Universities