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The L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Australia & New Zealand Fellowships were launched in 2007 and have recognised more than 30 outstanding local scientists, supporting them financially to continue their research and help them rise to leadership positions in their field of expertise.
For Women In Science
Celebrating 10 Years In Australia!
L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science fellowship has been rewarding Australian female scientists for the past 10 years. This video looks back at how it has helped 2 past fellows and what it has achieved.
Dr Camilla Whittington - The Evolution
Dr Camilla Whittington from the University of Sydney is studying the transport mechanisms of the placenta to provide a glimpse into evolutionary history
Dr Erin Leitao - Going Inorganic!
Dr Erin Leitao from the University of Auckland wants to make inorganic polymer out of elements such as silicon, phosphorus, nitrogen and sulphur.
Dr Angela Crean - Boosting an Infertile World
Dr Angela Crean from the University of Sydney is looking at ways to boost sperm quality as 40% of infertility in Australia is linked to poor sperm quality.
Dr Jenny Fisher - Understanding the Air Around Us
Dr Jenny Fisher from the University of Wollongong is studying the air pollution as it poses serious risk to human health.
Dr Muireann Irish - Imagining the Future
How we imagine the future: cognitive neuroscientist Dr Muireann Irish, Sydney.
Dr Christina Riesselman - Past and Future Climates
When the oceans were 20 metres higher, revealing past and future climates: geologist Dr Christina Riesselman, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Dr Shari Breen - Fast Burning High
The short lives of hard-living, fast burning, high mass stars: astronomer Dr Shari Breen, Sydney & Parks, Australia.
Dr Jodie Rummer - A Hot Future for Sharks
A hot future for sharks: marine biologist, Dr Jodie Rummer, Townsville, Australia.