Rosalind Franklin award and lecture – women in STEM


The Royal Society invites nominations for the Rosalind Franklin award and lecture. This is awarded to support the promotion of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in the UK.

The nominee should be an individual in mid-career, with up to 20 years post-PhD or equivalent.

The award includes a grant of £30,000, a proportion of which must be used to implement a project to raise the profile of women in STEM in their host institution or field of expertise in the UK. The winner is also invited to deliver a lecture at the society.

Closing date: January 30th

L’Oréal UK and Ireland fellowships for women in science


L’Oréal UK and Ireland invites proposals for its fellowships for women In science. These are tenable at any UK or Irish university or research institute over a 12-month period, and cover research in the life or physical sciences. Computer science, engineering, mathematics, psychology, science education and social sciences are not eligible for this fellowship.

Candidates must: be female postdoctoral researchers with no more than 10 years’ active full-time postdoctoral experience; be a citizen of the EEA or Switzerland, or have permanent residence status in the UK or Ireland; be residing in the UK or Ireland at the time of application.

The value of each fellowship is £15,000. The prize money may cover equipment, childcare or travel costs to an overseas conference. Four awards will be made.

The 2014 Fellowships will open on 1st February 2014 for applications.

Closing date 15 Mar 14 (Forecast)

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