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UK & Ireland Women in Science Fellowship scheme

Newcastle University is proud to announce that one of our researchers is amongst the winners of the 2015 Fellowship scheme. Congratulations to Dr Paula Crippa from the School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, who was one of five winners for her research proposal entitled 'Modelling partricular matter pollution from vegetation fires in South-East Asia'.

Each year five Fellowships worth £15,000 are awarded to outstanding women scientists in the early stages of their career to facilitate promising scientific research. The Fellowships are tenable at any UK or Irish University to support a 12 month period of Postdoctoral research in any area of physical or life sciences - including maths, engineering and computing science. Fellows benefit from a raft of career and life enhancing experiences such as media training, personal impact coaching, speaking opportunities, networking events and access to senior mentors and role models. 

Candidates must have less than 10 years’ Postdoctoral experience and not hold a permanent academic post.  Applications are welcomed from candidates who wish to re-establish themselves after a career break or other period of absence from active research.  

The 2017 Fellowship scheme is now open.  Please visit the website www.womeninscience.co.uk for more information and to apply before the deadline of 25 January 2017.

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Women in Science Laureates: Physical Sciences Edition

The 2017 edition of the Awards will celebrate five outstanding scientific researchers in the Physical Sciences (chemistry, physics etc.), working in the following regions: Africa & the Arab States, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America.  

Each of the five Laureates will receive an award of €100,000 to further their impactful research.

Please visit the awards website for more information and to nominate an outstanding female researcher.

The Call for Nominations for the 2017 scheme closed in June 2016.  Information on the 2018 scheme will be released in early 2017.