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Paris, March 8, 2007

Spotlight on Women physicists, from Metz to Washington

 To honor the occasion of International Women's day, Thursday March 8,2007 the exhibition 'Women in physics' will open in Washington DC in the US, Metz and Chateauroux in France. 15 Women physicists will use this exhibition to reveal multiple facets of research in physics (advancing knowledge, training of youth through teaching, and interdisciplinary approaches), involved in international collaboration, these women of different nationalities are also part of European research networks, the fruit of a partnership between the CNRS Office in Washington, USA, Canada and The Mission For the Place of Women in the CNRS. This is the first time the exhibition, translated specially  into English, will be presented to the French Embassy in Washington DC from the 5 March to the 30 March,2007 and in parallel, two other versions of 'Women in Physics' will run in France: one will be presented from  March 8 to March 16, 2007 in the hall of the Prefecture for l'Indre (Châteauroux) and the second will be celebrated on  March 8, 2007 at the Regional Council for Lorraine (Metz) in the context of a colloquium on  'Women, Sciences and techniques'

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FOR more information on the exhibitions:

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Contacts :

Mission pour les femmes au CNRS :
Véronique Rousseau
T 01 44 96 41 11
veronique.rousseau@cnrs-dir.fr

Press :
Priscilla Dacher
T 01 44 96 46 06
priscilla.dacher@cnrs-dir.fr


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