The L'Oréal-UNESCO '"For Women in Science" programme opened on 15 June 2020 a new call to recognise young Spanish women scientists for their work as researchers. These awards aim to give visibility to the work of women scientists and encourage vocations for research among the youngest.
Five prizes valued with 15,000 euros each will be awarded to the best projects to be developed by researchers in our country, in the area of Physical Sciences, Mathematics and/or Computer and Information Sciences, during the year 2021, which are presented by their research centres.
Among the requirements for its concession (see the terms and conditions in this link), the scientific quality of the research project and its contribution to science and society, as well as the trajectory and merits of the researcher who develops it, will be taken into account. The work of the centre in disseminating research carried out by women will also be appreciated, as will the support for scientific careers among young women.
The deadline for applications will remain open until 13 September 2020. These should be done through the website "For Women In Science" (accessing Spain Young Talents Program).
The projects will be analysed by a technical evaluation commission and then by a jury, which will determine the five prizes to be announced in the last quarter of the year.
Throughout the fifteen-year history of the research awards in Spain, the programme has developed numerous initiatives and supported 67 Spanish scientists with more than one million euros, in addition to providing them with great visibility and recognition in society.
From the ICMAB, Anna Laromaine was awarded with this award in 2016, and Mariona Coll was awarded in 2017. Will you be the next one?