Cyprus's Woman Scientist of the Year
20 April 2007
Dr Marilena Loizidou, a Senior Lecturer at UCL Surgery, has been awarded the Cypriot Woman Scientist/Academic of the Year award for 2006.
Dr Loizidou, who carries out research in solid tumours, was the only UK-based winner of the award.
She said: "I am touched that the country of my birth has awarded me this prize. Awards which recognise women's contributions to different disciplines provide encouragement and aspiration to young women."
To find out more about Dr Loizidou's work, follow the link at the bottom of this item.
Image: Dr Loizidou (right) receives her award from Cyprus's Justice Minister and a Cypriot actress.
- UCL Surgical Science