Dr. B. Mario Pinto at the L'Oréal Canada event
On November 25, 2014, NSERC announced that L’Oréal Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, will offer one $5,000 supplement to a woman scientist or engineer involved in promising research projects who has been awarded an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Each Scholarships and Fellowships Selection Committee’s top ranked female NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship recipients, undertaking their research within Canada, will be invited to apply for the supplement. For more information, please consult the program description.
The recipient of the supplement will be announced in November 2015 at the annual presentation that honours the Fellows of the L’Oréal Canada For Women in Science program.
Louise Filiatrault, Secretary-General of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO;
Philippe Zeller, France’s Ambassador to Canada;
Frank Kollmar, President and CEO of L'Oréal Canada;
Madiha Khan, 2014 L'Oréal Canada fellow, France Canada Research Fund;
Odile Zeller, wife of France's Ambassador to Canada;
Brandy Callahan, 2014 recipient of a L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowship in Canada;
Brigitte Kieffer, 2014 recipient of a L’Oréal-UNESCO award in Europe and Scientific Director, Douglas Institute;
Vanessa D’Costa, 2014 recipient of a L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowship in Canada;
Jean-Christophe Auffray, Science and Technology Counsellor, French Embassy in Canada;
B. Mario Pinto, President, NSERC.