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November 14, 2005

L’Oréal and UNESCO celebrated the fifth annual For Women in Science awards (FWIS) to advance female scientists. Women in the physical sciences were awarded $100,000 each in various regions of the world.
Dr. Johanna Levelt-Sengers, scientist emeritus at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD, is this year’s North American FWIS award recipient. She researched the laws of near and supercritical fluids. Karimat El Sayed, professor of solid state physics, Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt, took strides in the study of crystals and urinary stones. Fang-Hua Li, professor at the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, pioneered the electron microscopy of crystals. Ayse Erzan, professor of physics, Istanbul Technical University, developed mathematical concepts to understand collective phenomena. Mariana Weissmann, professor, department of physics, Argentine National Research Council, advanced the understanding of quantum solids. Fifteen young women will also be awarded $20,000 fellowships.
“For L’Oréal, being in partnership in For Women in Science with UNESCO is a way of expressing our determination to promote women in scientific research and hence to participate in the creation of new vocations in the world,” commented Lindsay Owen-Jones, chairman and chief executive officer, L’Oréal.

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