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2022 L'oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards - Call for Nomination

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2022 L'oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards - Call for Nomination

The 2022 Awards will designate five outstanding researchers in Life and Environmental Sciences, each working in one of the following regions: Africa and the Arab States, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America. The five laureates will be selected by an international jury for their tremendous contribution to scientific advancement and will receive their Awards in March 2022 in Paris. Each of the Laureates will receive €100,000.

Eligibility criteria

 

  • The candidate must be recognized for her scientific excellence by the international scientific community
  • Be actively involved in scientific research
  • Be involved in any field of Life and Environmental Sciences


Selection Criteria

 

  • The candidate’s outstanding contribution to the advancement of science,
  • The impact of the candidate’s research work on the current state of her scientific field (number, quality and impact of publications, conference presentations, patents…),
  • The recognition of the candidate by peers within her discipline through publications,
  • The recognition of the candidate’s commitment to education, teaching activities, mentoring and/or to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals more broadly.


Multiple Nominations and Re-Nominations

You can nominate several candidates or renominate a candidate you presented in the past by updating the applications in the platform.

Submissions
In order to nominate a candidate, please follow the registration procedure on the For Women in Science platform accessible at: www.forwomeninscience.com From the website, you will be able to upload all the necessary documents in order to submit the nomination.

Deadline
The nomination files must be submitted by Monday, May 31st, 2021, France GMT/UTC + 2h. Only completed nominations received through the platform by this deadline will be considered.


Since 1998, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science program has recognized and celebrated eminent women in science throughout the world. To date, the L’Oréal-UNESCO partnership has distinguished 117 eminent women at the height of their scientific careers and supported over 3500 promising young women scientists from more than 110 countries at doctoral and postdoctoral levels. The International Awards are given out in alternate years to women researchers either in life sciences or in physical sciences, mathematics and computer science. Five of our Laureates received the Nobel Prize in their field of expertise: Christine Nusslein-Volhard and Elizabeth Blackburn in Medicine or Physiology, Ada Yonath, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna in Chemistry. We thank you for your active participation in nominating the world’s top female researchers to highlight their outstanding contributions to the world of tomorrow.