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Royal Society honours three women post-docs

The Royal Society of Canada has announced the three winners of its 2013 Alice Wilson Awards.

Virginie Soulier of the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Kate Cairns of the University of Toronto, and Constance O’Connor of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, won the annual prize, for women entering a career in academia at the post-doctoral level.

‟By awarding this prestigious recognition to three outstanding emerging scholars, the Royal Society of Canada is proud to encourage the participation of women in higher education and research,” said the society’s president Yolande Grisé. “This particular award celebrates our country’s best emerging scholars at a formative juncture in their career.”

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