The scholarship L’oréal-UNESCO “For women in science” is given to the representative of Russia

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The L’oréal Foundation and UNESCO are preparing to honour five exceptional women scientists at the ceremony of the L’oréal-UNESCO will be held on March 22, 2018 in the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris.

 

The ceremony will follow a large scientific conference which is organized by the L’oréal Foundation and UNESCO on 21 March. These events pay tribute to outstanding women scientists and sheds light on 15 talented young women scientists. They will also provide an opportunity to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the program “”.

 

Women continue to be underrepresented in public and professional life, especially in science, where the glass ceiling is still a reality. Today, only 28% of scientists were women, and only 3% of Nobel prizes for science were awarded to women since the inception of the award in 1901.

 

Despite this, in the world many outstanding women scientists, and the story about them is vital to promote gender equality in science. Every year for the last 20 years, the L’oréal Foundation awards 5 exceptional women scientists, in partnership with UNESCO, and has also undertaken actions to improve the balance of women and men in science.

 

WINNERS 2018: EXCEPTIONAL WOMEN IN SCIENCE

 

March 22, 5 eminent women scientists will receive awards L’oréal-UNESCO “” in the field of life Sciences. Each winner will receive a prize of €100,000 and will be noted for his contribution in medicine, paleontology, molecular biology, ecology, and developmental.

 

Over the past 20 years the program LOréalUNESCO “” awarded 102 winners and supported more than 3000 young women scientists, helping them to receive greater recognition in the scientific community. Three of these laureates were awarded the Nobel prize for science.

 

To further promote these women in science the L’oréal Foundation informs about their achievements to the General public. He launched an international media campaign in 7 international airports (Paris, new York, Beijing, London, Dubai, Sao Paulo and Johannesburg) and on the streets of Paris, in partnership with JCDecaux and Aéroports de Paris.

 

THE WINNERS OF THE LOREALUNESCO “” 2018

 

AFRICA AND THE ARAB WORLD

Professor Heather ZAR

 

For the creation of an advanced research program in the field of pneumonia, tuberculosis and asthma that saves the lives of many children around the world.

 

THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

Professor Mi-Mann CHANG

 

For pioneering work with fossils to understand the process of adaptation of aquatic vertebrates to life on land.

 

EUROPE

Professor Dave Caroline DEAN

 

For a groundbreaking study of plant adaptation to the environment and climate change, which allows to identify new ways to improve crops.

 

LATIN AMERICA

Professor Amy T. AUSTIN

 

For outstanding contribution to the understanding of the ecology of terrestrial ecosystems in the natural and the man-modified landscapes.

 

NORTH AMERICA

Professor Janet ROSSAN

 

For outstanding research that enabled a better understanding of the process of formation of tissues and organs in the developing embryo.

 

RISING TALENTS LOREALUNESCO “” 2018

 

Over the past 20 years, the L’oréal Foundation and UNESCO have supported 3022 talented young women scientists through scholarships for research. These fellowships L’oréal-UNESCO “” are given annually at the national and regional ceremonies, which are held in 117 countries.

 

275 young women get national and regional scholarships each year. Of these 275 women in the framework of the “Rising talents” is selected the 15 most promising scientists.

 

In 2018 will be awarded to 15 young women scientists:

 

AFRICA AND THE ARAB WORLD

  • Dthe doctor is, Andthe yardarm AndMuhammad, Jordan

Crystal as medicine

  • Daniel Tilly, South Africa

Effect on angiogenesis for the treatment of melanoma

  • Dr. Hanifa Taher al Bloushi, UAE

Environmentally safe cleaning of large oil spills

  • Dthe doctor is, Andbtissam Guemachi, Tunisia

Plants show you how to overcome antibiotic resistance

 

THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

  • Dr. Weang Ki Ho, Malaysia

A focused examination to detect breast cancer

  • Dthe doctor is, Hiep Nguyen, Vietnam

First aid kit in the XXI century

  • Dthe doctor is, Yukiko Ogawa, Japan

The relief cargo: structural materials for new generation

 

EUROPE

  • Dthe doctor Radha Battle, United Kingdom

The creation of tiny tubes for conveying and filtering

  • Dthe doctor is Agnieszka Gajewicz, Poland

Safety comes first in the development of new materials

  • Candidate of biological Sciences Anna Kudryavtseva, Russia

The mysterious path of the origin of the tumor

  • Associate Professor Duygu SAG, Turkey

How to force the immune system to fight cancer

  • Dr. AI Ing Lim, France

The origins of the intelligence of the immune system

 

LATIN AMERICA

  • Dr. Selena Lizbeth Fernandez Valverde, Mexico

The secrets of genomics “dark matter”

  • Dr. Rafaela Salgado Ferreira, Brazil

The use of computing resources in the fight against neglected diseases

 

NORTH AMERICA

  • Dr. Anela Choy, United States Of America

Oceanic food web and human society

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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