UNY WOMEN RESEARCHERS PARTICIPATE IN VIDEO CONFERENCE WITH DIKTI
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at UPT Puskom UNY, LPPM UNY held Video Conference (VidCon) themed "The Socialization of Fellowships LOreal-UNESCO program for Women in Science (FWIS) in 2016" conducted by the Indonesian National Commission for UNESCO,The Ministry of Education and Culture Republic of Indonesia and The Ministry of Research and Technology in cooperation with PT. LOreal Indonesia. The participants were 20 female under 40 years, and graduated or being study in doctorate degree, which is coordinated by the Center for Women's Studies and Gender LPPM UNY. The seminar was attended by 25 universities throughout Indonesia at the same time from each college.The program has been running since 2004, to find the 4 best researches in the field of life sciences and material sciences.
According to the Executive Chief of KNIU of Ministry of Education and Culture, Prof. Dr. Arief Rachman, M.Pd., said that this event created opportunities to women researchers to be involved in the world of science in accordance with their respective scientific fields. For this year FWIS program opens the opportunity for all disciplines except the scientific fields of culture and humanities, it is possible for next years to accommodate all all fields of science. (Jne)