Judith Whitworth Fellowship for Gender Equity in Science

17 November 2014

Congratulations to Dr Julia Ellyard, who has been awarded the inaugural Judith Whitworth Fellowship for Gender Equity in Science.
The Fellowship, which has been established to support a young scientist who has taken a break in their research career due to maternity or parental leave, will provide up to two years of salary and research support. It is envisages that this will allow the recipient to re-establish scientific projects, strengthen track record and regain national and international competitiveness when applying for independent external research funding.
The Fellowship is named in honour of Professor Judith Whitworth, past director of the JCSMR, and is supported by JCSMR, The John Curtin Medical Research Foundation, and ANU Workplace giving program.

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