Professor Frances Separovic recognised as IUPAC Distinguished Woman in Chemistry

To celebrate International Women′s Day on March 8th, IUPAC announced the awardees of the IUPAC 2017 Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.

The Bio21 Institute's Professor Frances Separovic was one of 12 women to be honoured.

"It's a very special Women's Day for me," says Professor Separovic. "I feel honoured."

Frances Separovic has been a pioneer for women in  biophysics and chemistry, being one of the first five women - including the University of Melbourne's Provost, Professor Margaret Sheil - to be appointed a professor of chemistry in Australia.

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