We are happy to announce that the ESSTI staff member, Dr. Mirjana Povic, has been nominated in June 2018 by the IAA-CSIC (Spain) for the Nature Research for Inspiring Science Award (https://www.nature.com/collections/jcpghfmqlz)
and has been short-listed as top five researchers, out of more than 150 initial nominations that Nature Research received. This award is given globally to young women in science (within 10 years of their PhD) who have made an exceptional contribution to scientific discovery and scientific developments, promoting especially science within girls and women.
The longlist of top ten researchers can be seen here: https://www.nature.com/collections/jcpghfmqlz/nomination-longlist-2018/, with the ESSTI being the only African affiliation among all selections.
The short-list, including small inspirational videos of all five selected researchers can be seen here: https://www.nature.com/collections/jcpghfmqlz/nomination-shortlist-2018 /The final winner out of five women will be announced at 30 of October 2018.