Shortlisted Candidates Announced for 2015 UK and Ireland L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowships

Fellows from 2014

The UK and Ireland 2015 shortlisted candidates have been announced. They are:

  • Dr Paola Crippa, University of Newcastle for her work in Atmospheric Science (Enironmental Engineering)
  • Dr Joanne Durgan, Babraham Institute Cambridge, Cell Biology
  • Dr Aarti Jagannath, University of Oxford, Physiology
  • Dr Tríona Ní Chonghaile, University College Dublin, Cancer Biology
  • Dr Rebecca Marie Pearson, University of Bristol, Psychopathology, (Computational Neuroscience)
  • Dr Konstantine Skourti-Stathaki, University of Edinburgh, Molecular Biology
  • Dr Rita Tojeiro, University of St Andrews, Astrophysics
  • Dr Rimona Weil, University College London, Neuroscience

The five Fellows for 2015 will be named on 23rd June at the Royal Society.

The L’Oréal-UNESCO UK & Ireland Fellowships encourage post-doctoral level women in science to continue to pursue their research at a critical point in their career by providing flexible financial aid as well as science communications and media training. Similar National Fellowships are run in 46 countries around the world.