[ASC-list] Searching for exceptional woman scientists, study tours to Europe up for grabs and Australia tops environmental and earth sciences

Niall Byrne niall at scienceinpublic.com.au
Tue Mar 26 04:57:05 UTC 2013


Dear ASCers,

Nominations are open for the 2013 L'Oréal Australia & New Zealand For Women in Science Fellowships.

Three awards will go to early-career women scientists who are shaping up to become leaders in their field.

Past fellows say the $25,000 award is a springboard to an international career, opening up opportunities to travel, build their profile, promote their work and meet with leaders in science and politics. Several Fellows have gone on to win other significant prizes, including Prime Minister's Prizes and Eureka Prizes.
Also: Nature's latest publishing figures rank Australia third in the Asia-Pacific for overall research, and top in earth and environmental sciences. Read on to see where your institution ranked against others around the country.

Here are the headlines, head to www.scienceinpublic.com.au/bulletins/bulletin26march<http://www.scienceinpublic.com.au/bulletins/bulletin26march> to read the full stories.

·         Australia tops environmental and earth sciences, according to Nature

·         Come and see our 2013 Fresh Science state finalists in action

·         Giving new PhD students a head start in research: EMBL Australia PhD School

·         Physicist Cathy Foley celebrated as NSW's Woman of the Year

·         Re-greening Australia with plastic - Launch of the CRC for Polymers

·         Dance, mime or sing your PhD to win $5000 at Sydney's Amplify Festival

·         And a wedding - Sarah and I are getting married

Kind regards,

Niall

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