[Call for Nominations] “For Women In Science” International Prize 2023
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By the L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO
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Created in 1998 by the L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), International Awards “for Women in Science” recognises and supports outstanding women in science around the world. Each year, five laureates are recognised for their contributions to the advancement of science, in the life sciences or physical sciences, mathematics and computer science.
The 2023 edition of the International Awards will nominate five outstanding scientific researchers in the fields of physical sciences, mathematics and computer science, working in the following regions:
- Africa and Arab States
- Asia – Pacific
- Latin America and the Caribbeans
- North America
One candidate will be selected for each of these five regions, the determining factor being the place of work for at least 5 years and not the nationality of the candidate.
- Closing date for applications: 31 May 2022
- Final selection of candidates: 30 September 2022
- Ceremony For Women in Science: March 2023 (to be confirmed)
The Oceans Conference opens a new chapter in global action for the oceans. Jointly organised by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, it aims to use science and innovation to deliver the solutions needed to achieve the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2030, including the goal of sustainable ocean protection.
Created in 1998 by the L'Oréal Foundation and UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), International Awards "for Women in Science" recognises and supports outstanding women in science around the world. Each year, five laureates are recognised for their contributions to the advancement of science, in the life sciences or physical sciences, mathematics and computer science.
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