For Women in Science 2012

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For the 14th edition of the For Women in Science program, the L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards were presented to women scientists from across the world. The annual Awards, consecrating scientific excellence and role models, distinguished 5 exceptional researchers. 15 Fellowships were granted to promising young women to help them pursue their research in prestigious institutions outside their home country. A Special Fellowship “…in the footsteps of Marie Curie” was also awarded to a woman at mid-career who has demonstrated excellence and determination in the pursuit of her career in research.