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Posted 07 October 2015

Dr Louise Hardwick named Role Model for Women Scientists

Louise, a Senior Lecturer in French Studies, received the accolade from the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) after acting as principal investigator on a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship under FP7 between 2012-2014.

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