First Women Award in Science

First Women Award in ScienceFirst Women Award in Science

Winners of the first round of Women Awards in Science (WAS) in the fields of medical sciences, technical and engineering, agriculture and humanities were announced during a ceremony on Saturday.

The award is sponsored by the office of the science minister’s advisor on women and family affairs and is bestowed upon women with notable achievements in science, such as innovative research projects, articles or books on scientific subjects as well as those active in the establishment of knowledge-based organizations, scientific associations, theorization chairs, university disciplines and scientific journals, YJC reported.

The category honoring young women in science has been named after Maryam Mirzakhani, a prominent Iranian mathematician and instructor who died on July 15.   


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