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IUCr-Teaching: Via Kate: L'Oreal Award to Women Physicists

Sent on behalf of Kate (bca@isise.rl.ac.uk)
Join me in sending congratulations to Karimat El Sayedd on winning one of
these awards.
Kate Crennell


This year's "for women in science" awards by cosmetics giant L'Oreal and 
the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognize 
lifetime achievements by women in condensed matter sciences.  The awards are 
in their fifth year but this is the first time they've rewarded work in the 
physical sciences.  The awards were also increased fivefold this year, with
five women from five continents each receiving $100 000. 
  The five awardees are Johanna Levelt Sengers of NIST (North America), 
Ayse Erzan of the (Istanbul Technical University (Europe),
Mariana Weissmann of the Atomic Energy Commission in Buenos Aires (Latin 
Fang-hua Li of the Institute of Physics in Beijing (Asia),
and Karimat El-Sayed of Ain Shams University, Cairo (Africa).  
 Full story at  http://www.physicstoday.org/vol-56/iss-3/p23b.html


Lachlan M. D. Cranswick
30th March till 5th May 2003 - visiting: Maproom Rm 31
Geochemistry - Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
PO Box 1000, 61 Route 9W Palisades, New York 10964-1000 USA
Tel: (845) 365-8302;  Fax: (845) 365-8155; E-mail: l.m.d.cranswick@dl.ac.uk

After 6th May 2003:
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National Research Council (NRC),
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Chalk River, Ontario, Canada, K0J 1J0
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