Dr Riesselman was officially awarded the fellowship at a ceremony in Sydney last night. The Australia & New Zealand Fellowship programme comprises four $25,000 awards, three for Australian scientists and one dedicated to a New Zealander.
Read more on the about the 2015 fellows on the L’Oréal Australia & New Zealand For Women in Science site.
Christina will use her L’Oréal-UNESCO Fellowship to study more recent sediment cores that carry East Antarctica’s climate record of the past 11,000 years. This is a period of rapid climate change as the Earth came out of the last ice age and sea levels rose to their modern levels.
National coverage of the announcement includes: