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Winners For Women in Science sound gong

Doris van Halem and Femke Nijboer are this year’s winners of the For Women In Science-fellowships and open trading at Beursplein 5.

For Women in Science is an initiative of Euronext-listed cosmetics company L’Oréal (ticker symbol: OR), UNESCO, LNVH and the Netherlands Institute for Advance Study, and yearly awards excellent female scientists. For Women in Science offers two female scientists support for their research by granting them 25.000 euro and a stay at the prestigious NIAS campus.

Van Halem (33) is assistant professor at the department Water Management and Sanitary Engineering at the TU Delft and won the fellowship with her research to the use of nanotechnology for creating safe drinking water. Nijboer (35) won the fellowships for her research to systems that help people with a neurologic disease to better communicate.

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