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Five years of L’Oréal Australia For Women in Science Fellows

23 August 2011

2011 marks the fifth year that L’Oréal Australia will award its For Women in Science Fellowships to Australian early-career female scientists. Since its inception in 2007, the Fellowships, worth $20,000 each, have been awarded to 14 outstanding female scientists who have used the award to increase their impact in their chosen field of science, provide [...]

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L’Oréal For Women In Science November 2009 Bulletin

17 November 2009

In this bulletin: 2010 Laureates announced Two former Laureates win Nobel Prizes in Medicine and Chemistry Prime Minister recognises L’Oréal Fellow with physical sciences prize Updates from our 2007 and 2008 Australian Fellows – Tara Telescope in business, and more Applying for Australian Fellowships for 2010

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L’Oréal For Women in Science March 2009 bulletin

11 March 2009

In this bulletin:

Applications open for L’Oréal Australia and International Fellowships
The 2009 Laureates receive their prizes in Paris
Malaysian PhD wins international fellowship to study at UNSW
Updates from our 2008 Australian Fellows

Applications open 1 April for this year’s L’Oréal Australia For Women in Science Fellowships
Applications for the 2009 L’Oréal Australia For Women in Science Fellowships will open [...]

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with Australian women scientists

6 March 2009

Marking International Women’s Day, five of the world’s women leaders in science each received the $US100,000 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards For Women in Science at a ceremony in Paris.
The five laureates have diverse interests – from light-based cancer therapy to the life of stars. There are no Australian recipients this year.
In Australia, L’Oréal provides $20,000 fellowships for [...]

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L’Oréal Australia For Women in Science Fellowships – December 2008 Bulletin

5 December 2008

In this bulletin

- The 2009 international FWIS laureates announced
- Update on Australian Fellows – Gouldian finches, black holes and more
- French Fellow studying at QIMR
- Plans for the Australian Fellowships in 2009

International Laureates
The winners of the 2009 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards were announced last week.
The five Laureates are:

Africa & the Arab States: Prof. Tebello Nyokong, Professor in [...]

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Left-handed plants; nano-safety; fighting viruses

26 August 2008

The 2008 L’Oréal Australia For Women in Science Fellows are: * Amanda Barnard, The University of Melbourne * Angela Moles, The University of New South Wales * Erika Cretney, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Melbourne * Natalie Borg, Monash University, Melbourne.

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Crystallising a career in immunology

26 August 2008

Natalie Borg interview. Download audio interview here (mp3, 1.9MB) As a child, Natalie Borg tried to grow crystals. Two decades on, she is still growing crystals. But now she is analysing them with synchrotron light, to figure out how our bodies mount a rapid defence when we are attacked by viruses. “The immune system is [...]

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L’Oréal Australia Fellow launches sexual health study

4 March 2008

One in ten Australian women suffer from bacterial vaginosis (BV). But how is it spread? First year female students at the University of Melbourne are being sought to take part in a study on bacterial vaginosis (BV), a common but poorly understood known genital disease. The study, which starts today, has been initiated by L’Oréal [...]

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Inaugural L’ORÉAL Australia For Women in Science Fellowships

28 August 2007

“Beauty meets science” The world needs science. Science needs women. The inaugural L’ORÉAL Australia For Women In Science Fellowships have been presented to four inspirational early career scientists. “We hope these $20,000 Fellowships will help these women consolidate their careers and rise to leadership positions in science,” says L’ORÉAL Australia managing director Mark Tucker. “The [...]

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New ways of looking at old diseases: An African sojourn confirms a vocation in sexual health

28 August 2007

When Catriona Bradshaw volunteered as a visiting medical officer in sexual health and HIV medicine at an African hospital, it was a turning point that confirmed her career choice – in sexual health. Now, with the help of her L’ORÉAL Australia For Women In Science Fellowship, Bradshaw plans to clear up confusion about a common [...]

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