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Education 20 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Help for women in research

Malaysian women scientists will be celebrated, supported, encouraged and rewarded in the second edition of L'Oreal Malaysia For Women in Science Fellowships.

Lifestyle 26 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Science sleuths

On Monday, three Malaysian female scientists received prestigious research awards. TEE SHIAO EEK meets these passionate young women who are looking to science for answers to urgent medical needs.

Community 24 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Awards for Malaysian women scientists

THREE women scientists have raised the flag in Malaysia as the first to be granted national fellowships under the inaugural L'Oreal Malaysia For Women In Science (FWIS) programme.

World 18 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Study finds U.S. bias against women in science

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Women are being filtered out of high-level science, math and engineering jobs in the United States, and there is no good reason for it, according to a National Academies report released on Monday.

World 17 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Lasker awards honor DNA, psychological discoveries

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three researchers who discovered telomerase, an enzyme key to aging and cancer, one who founded the field of cell biology and another who invented an important psychological treatment called cognitive therapy won the 2006 Lasker Awards for medical research on Saturday.

Community 14 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Boost for Malaysian women scientists

WOMEN play an important role in the development of science. For example, Madame Marie Sklodowska Curie was a prominent female scientist whose work paved the way for nuclear physics and cancer therapy.

Lifestyle 26 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Malaysian makes her mark

Nyon Mun Peak was among the youngest of the 15 scientists who were in Paris last month to receive fellowship grants under the 2006 L'Oreal-Unesco For Women In Science programme.

Lifestyle 26 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

For women in science

The idea of a programme to promote women in science came, aptly enough, from two women.

Lifestyle 26 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Woman, wife, mother...scientist

Many people still picture a man in a white lab coat at the mention of 'scientist'. A century after Marie Curie's great discoveries, that mental image is overdue for an update.

Nation 04 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Nyon ready to put Malaysia on scientific map

Most of us want nothing to do with a plant-eating fungus. However, a young scientist from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) is looking within this fungus to make a discovery that could put Malaysia on the scientific map.