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The L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Australia & New Zealand Fellowships have been awarded each year since 2007 to outstanding early career female scientists.

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Watch the 2018 Ceremony

In 2018 we celebrated the For Women Ceremony at the NGV Melbourne. See highlights of 2018 Awards Ceremony by clicking the video.

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Since the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science program was established, more than 3000 women in over 110 countries have been recognised and rewarded for their research.

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Welcome to L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science australia & new zealand Fellowships

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science initiative began in 1998 and since that time the L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) have strived to support and recognise accomplished women researchers, encourage more young women to enter the profession and to assist them as they progress their careers.

Globally the program has recognised more than 2250 women in 110 countries, honoured 94 International Laureates for excellence in science (including two women who went on to be awarded a Nobel Prize) and awarded over 2200 talented young female scientists to pursue their promising research projects.

In 2018, the program will recognise four Australian and one New Zealand Fellows. Applications for the Australian and New Zealand $25,000 Fellowships will open on Monday 19th February 2018.