Awards Ceremony "For Women in Science"

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10th anniversary

L’Oréal Canada For Women and Science program
with the support of
the Canadian Commission for UNESCO

2012 Awards Ceremony
with special guest The Honourable Rona Ambrose
Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women

Embassy of France, November 22, 2012

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De gauche à droite : L’Ambassadeur Philippe Zeller, L’honorable Rona Ambrose, Célia Jeronimo, Jennifer E. Bruin, Emily Choy, Grace Murphy et Javier San Juan, PDG L’Oréal Canada

As part of the L’Oréal Canada For Women and Science program
with the support of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, l’Oréal Canada presents fellowships to four outstandin Canadian women scientists each year.

The 2012 laureates

Mentoring Fellowships

These fellowships, worth $5,000 each,were presented by Ms. DelphineSenicourt, Scientific Affaires, L’Oréal Canada and member of the juryfor the 2012 L’Oréal-UNESCO Canadian National Mentoring Fellowships, to talented young women scientists working at the doctoral level to enable them to continue their work while participating in Actua’sNational L’Oréal Mentoring Program for Young Girls. Through this program, they act asmentors to young girls by sharing their passion for science during summer camps, workshops, and a variety of other activities.

  • Emily Choy
    _ PhD candidate

    Department of Biological Sciences

    University of Manitoba

  • Grace Murphy

    PhD candidate

    Department of Biology

    Dalhousie University

Excellence Fellowships

These fellowships, worth $20,000 each are designed to support major research projects undertaken by Canadian women working at the postdoctoral level. They were presented to the recipients by Mr. Joshua Leon, Director, Office of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering, and member of thejuryfor the 2012 L’Oréal-UNESCO Research Excellence Fellowships, and not only reward excellence, but also enable exceptional scientists, as selected by a jury of experts, to pursue their research projects.

  • Jennifer E. Bruin, PhD

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences

    Diabetes Reseach Group

    University of British Colombia

  • Célia Jeronimo, PhD

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Chromatin and Genomic Expresion Laboratory

    Clinical Research Institute of Montreal

Last modified on 28/11/2012

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