Dr Clémence Blouet is among the four winners of the 2014 L’Oréal-UNESCO UK & Ireland For Women In Science Fellowships.
She was selected for her work on the consequences of high-fat intake on the hypothalamus and the mechanism behind obesity.
These fellowships aim to promote greater participation of women in science. The three other winners announced at the Royal Society in London on 19th June are from Oxford, Manchester and Imperial College London.
Professor Pratibha Gai,Chair of the judging panel and the winner of L’Oréal’s International Laureate in 2013, said of the four winners: “They are deeply talented, committed and hard-working scientists, who have huge passion for their research areas. I am excited to see what they all achieve in the coming year, and am confident that the influence and dedication of the female scientific community in the UK is well represented by these remarkable women”.