[GERMAN] Zur Berechnung der effektiven Reproduktionszahl in Österreich.

Was ist die effektive Reproduktionszahl? Nach fast einem Jahr Pandemie hat ein breiter Teil der Bevölkerung Grundkenntnisse der Epidemiologie erlangt. Dabei ist die effektive Reproduktionszahl (R) eine besonders bei Politikerinnen und Politikern beliebte und leicht interpretierbare Kennzahl. Sie gibt an, wie viele Personen durchschnittlich von einer Infizierten angesteckt werden. Liegt R beispielsweise bei 1,5 so… Continue reading [GERMAN] Zur Berechnung der effektiven Reproduktionszahl in Österreich.

Four tips that made our online conference a huge success.

In 2020 I co-founded the Piscopia Initiative to encourage women and non-binary participation in mathematical postgraduate research. We were planning a big two day conference in Edinburgh for September 2020, but like everyone else we had to move it online. I want to share my personal four most important learnings that made our online conference… Continue reading Four tips that made our online conference a huge success.

One step ahead by taking one step back: a different kind of outreach scheme

In January 2020 I co-founded the Piscopia Initiative to encourage women and non-binary participation in mathematical research across the UK. Read here about my motives. As a student I am constantly surrounded by advertisements for different outreach schemes for PhDs, focusing on a variety of subgroups, disciplines, and locations. However, they all are based on… Continue reading One step ahead by taking one step back: a different kind of outreach scheme

Women into Maths PhDs! Or: why qualified women don’t apply.

Recently, a friend of mine shared an article by the Harvard Business Review on the different application strategies of men and women: While men apply to a job when they meet around 60% of the criteria mentioned in the advert, women only apply if they are 100% qualified! The article then carefully explains how women… Continue reading Women into Maths PhDs! Or: why qualified women don’t apply.