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Dr Helen Law takes up prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship
Dr Helen Law (right) pictured with PhD supervisor Dr Joanna Sikora (left).
Tuesday 17 April 2018
Dr Helen Law, a 2017 graduate from the School of Sociology HDR program, has won one of the highly competitive Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF) awarded by the European Community to the most promising researchers of any nationality. Helen’s award, which she took up in 2017, is worth EUR 159 461 and will fund her research, as principal investigator, on the project aimed to understand the impact of parental occupation on gender differences in field of study choice in Germany. Helen’s doctoral dissertation titled “Gender and mathematics: pathways to mathematically intensive fields of study in Australia” has been awarded first place for the ANU Gender Institute Prize for the best PhD thesis for 2017.