Applications are open for the 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO Women In Science Fellowships

What are the L’Oréal UK and Ireland Fellowships For Women in Science?

‘The L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland Fellowships For Women in Science are awards offered by a partnership between L’Oréal UK & Ireland, the UK National Commission for UNESCO and the Irish National Commission for UNESCO, with the support of the Royal Society, to promote, enhance and encourage the contribution of women pursuing their research careers in the UK or Ireland in the fields of the life and physical sciences.

The National Fellowships are offered under the umbrella of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Programme, which has promoted women in scientific research on a global scale since 1998.

Five Fellowships will be awarded in 2016 to outstanding women scientists in the early stages of their career to enable and/or facilitate promising scientific research. The Fellowships are tenable at any UK or Irish university or research institute to support a 12-month period of postdoctoral research in any area of life, physical and computer sciences, engineering and mathematics.’

Key Dates 2016
Applications open: Thursday 28th January
Applications close: Friday 11th March
Shortlist published: Monday 30th May
Awards Ceremony: Wednesday 22nd June

See the L’Oréal-UNESCO website for more information.  Good luck!

2016 winners

2016 winners

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