Queen's Gender initiative
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RCUK EXPECTATIONS FOR EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY
An organization’s success and competitiveness depends on its ability to embrace diversity and draw on the skills, understanding and experience of its people. The potential rewards of diversity are significant: recruiting staff from the widest possible pool will unlock talent and make a major contribution to the impact of research and will benefit the economic and social wellbeing of theUK. RCUK expects that equality and diversity therefore is embedded at all levels and in all aspects of normal research practice.
RCUK expect those in receipt of Research Council funding to:
Research Councils recommend that the evidence includes:
Applications for the 2013 L’Oréal-UNESCO UK & Ireland
For Women in Science fellowships
are now open.
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 postdoctoral level to enable and/or facilitate promising scientific research in the life or physical sciences.
Four Fellowships will be awarded in 2013 to outstanding female postdoctoral scientists to assist them with their research. The Fellowships, each worth £15,000 (equivalent € 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.
Applications open: Friday 1st February
Application close: Friday 15th March
Shortlist published: Monday 3rd June
Awards ceremony: Thursday 20th June
Visit www.womeninscience.co.uk to apply
Closing date for applications is midnight (BST) Friday 15th March 2013
L'Oreal For Women in Science Programme Assistant
UK National Commission for UNESCO
Suite 98, 3 Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2EL
Tel: +44(0) 207 766 3470