Fellows in the news

This is the news archive for the L’Oréal Australia For Women in Science Fellowships. This is just a taste of the past Fellows that have gone on to author papers in major journals and win awards at the Prime Minister’s Science Prizes, the Australian Museum Eureka prizes and the Lawrence Creative Prize.

For Women in Science Mentoring Scheme

20 November 2017

In 2017, the Australian L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science program launched a mentoring scheme, in which the FWIS Alumni (past and present Fellows) became mentors to passionate and ambitious PhD students.

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The 2016 L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Ceremony

06 October 2017

On October 25th 2016 we celebrated the announcement of the 2016 Fellows at the prestigious L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science ceremony. We were lucky enough to host the ceremony in our newly renovated L'Oréal Australia head office in Melbourne, overlooking Albert Park lake and the city lights.

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The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowships

27 March 2017

As part of our commitment to recognising incredible early-career women scientists, the Australian and New Zealand L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship provides its Fellows with financial support, professional training, exposure and engagement.

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Celebrating National Science Week 2016

16 August 2016

L'Oréal was founded by a scientist in 1909 when a young entrepreneurial chemist, Eugene Schueller, developed the first hair dye, unleashing a new explorative avenue for the beauty industry.

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Fish faster than Usain Bolt

08 October 2015

2015 L’Oréal for Women in Science Fellow Jodie Rummer loves fish, and she reckons they are pretty good athletes to. It’s a view that’s backed up by her research on their ability to deliver oxygen around their bodies – published in PLOS One this week.

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Hot future for sharks

08 September 2015

Dr Jodie Rummer swims with sharks for her research. She is fascinated by fish and their ability to deliver oxygen to their muscles 20 to 50 times more efficiently than we can.

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