Background: Women in science provide invaluable contributions to advance the research field of sleep and beyond. An increasing number of women peruse a PhD in science and yet, women are still underrepresented when it comes to permanent, and leading academic positions in research. The European Sleep Research Society (ESRS) recognizes that gender equality in science is a vital and global goal that concerns and benefits everyone. For that purpose, the ESRS established the Forum for Women in Sleep Research in 2000. This Forum has been founded and led by many great women, and most recently been headed by Prof. Raphaelle Winsky-Sommerer. After several years of invaluable contribution, Prof. Winsky-Sommerer will hand over the task to a new chair. We thank her very much …Read More
ESRS call for candidates to become an effective member of the Sleep Medicine Committee for the management of a specific project.
The scope of project management / effective membership Background The purpose of the ESRS is to promote research on sleep and sleep-related areas, improve the care for patients with sleep disorders, and facilitate the dissemination of information regarding sleep research and sleep medicine. In accordance with the policy to appoint members to new positions, the ESRS launches a call for candidates to become effective members of the Sleep Medicine Committee. The Sleep Medicine Committee (SMC) is a formal body of the ESRS. Its mission is to promote clinical sleep medicine as an integrated multidisciplinary field and as a healthcare discipline in its own right, accessible for healthcare providers from different professional backgrounds. The SMC creates added value for clinicians in …Read More