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Applications are open for 2014 fellowships, open to female postdoctoral researchers working in the field of life or physical sciences.

L’Oréal UK & Ireland, the UK National Commission for UNESCO and the Irish National Commission for UNESCO, with the support of the Royal Society have partnered together to provide a dedicated UK & Ireland For Women in Science fellowship programme for women scientists at post-doctoral level to enable and/or facilitate promising scientific research in the life and physical sciences.
Four Fellowships will be awarded in 2014 to outstanding female postdoctoral scientists to assist them with their research. The Fellowships, each worth £15,000 (equivalent Euros for candidates in Ireland), are tenable at any UK or Irish university or research institute to support a 12-month period of research.
The Fellowship money can be spent in any number of innovative ways to enable women scientists to further their careers and facilitate world class research - such as buying equipment, paying for childcare or funding travel costs to an overseas conference.
 
Key Dates:
Applications open: Saturday 1 February
Application close: Friday 14 March
Shortlist published: Tuesday 3 June
Awards ceremony: Thursday 19 June

Visit www.womeninscience.co.uk to apply.
Closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) Friday 14 March 2014.
 
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