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The L’Oréal Australia For Women in Science Fellowships have been awarded each year since 2007.

In 2012 the Fellowships were opened up to New Zealand and the prize value increased to AU$25,000.

The links below summarise the work of the Fellows at the time they received their Fellowships.


2013 in briefTopArrow



Tracking the spread of deadly diseases

Dr Kathryn Holt, Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne



How Australia and India broke up—100 million years ago

Dr Joanne Whittaker, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart



When killing saves lives: our immune system at work

Dr Misty Jenkins, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne


2012 in briefTopArrow


Giving patients more control of their lives

Dr Suetonia Palmer, University of Otago


More efficient solar cells with quantum dots

Dr Baohua Jia, Swinburne University of Technology


New treatments for blood cancers

Dr Kylie Mason, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research/Royal Melbourne Hospital


2011 in briefTopArrow


A smarter way to deliver drugs

Georgina Such, The University of Melbourne


Can we save the tiger with mathematics?

Eve McDonald-Madden, The University of Queensland/CSIRO


The complex life of coral

Tracy Ainsworth, James Cook University


2010 in briefTopArrow


Mopping up gases

Deanna D’Alessandro, University of Sydney


Fighting back against malaria

Rowena Martin, The Australian National University, Canberra/The University of Melbourne


How does breast cancer start?

Marie-Liesse Asselin-Labat, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research


2009 in briefTopArrow


Reading the Genome

Marnie Blewitt, The Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne


How did we get here?

Zenobia Jacobs, University of Wollongong


On the hunt for dark energy

Tamara Davis, University of Queensland/University of Copenhagen


2008 in briefTopArrow


Big ecology: from tundra to rainforest, desert to savanna

Angela Moles, The University of New South Wales


Are nanoparticles safe?

Amanda Barnard, The University of Melbourne


Crystallising a career in immunology

Natalie Borg, Monash University


Unravelling the complexity of the immune system

Erika Cretney, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research


2007 in briefTopArrow



Could Vitamin D have a role in diabetes?

Jenny Gunton, Garvan Institute of Medical Research


Ilana Feain, Photo credit: SDP Photo, Tim Morison

School girls join study to understand black holes and the birth of stars

Ilana Feain , Australia Telescope National Facility


Sarah Pryke, Photo credit: SDP Photo, Tim Morison

Life and love amongst the finches

Sarah Pryke, Macquarie University


Catriona Bradshaw, Photo credit: SDP Photo, Sam D'Agostino

New ways of looking at old diseases

Catriona Bradshaw, Monash University/University of Melbourne