Call for Nominations – 2021 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards

Scientists from around the world are invited to nominate candidates for the 2021 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards. The 2021 International Awards will designate five outstanding researchers in Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, 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 contribution to scientific advancement and will receive their Awards – €100,000 each – in March 2021 in Paris.

To be considered eligible, 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 Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science

Candidates must be nominated by eminent scientists, such as heads of scientific institutions, members of national science academies or other national scientific institutions, research chairs, professors, etc. Eligible nominators may put forward more than one candidate. Nominations can only be submitted electronically through the online dedicated platform and have to be written in English.

Please note that nomination files must be submitted by midnight on 31 May 2020 (France GMT/UTC + 2h). Only completed nominations received through the platform by this deadline will be considered.

Since its creation in 1998, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science programme has distinguished 112 eminent women at the height of their scientific careers and supported more than 3,300 promising young women scientists from over 110 countries through the International Rising Talents Programme and the national and regional Young Talents Programmes.

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