LIFE SCIENCES AWARDEES
Learn more about all the winners from each year of the awards since their inauguration. Every awards season there are 10 awardees from research backgrounds and 1 awardee for communication.
The beauty of the Suffrage Science award scheme is that each recipient nominates who they want to pass their heirloom onto to create a network of inspiring and supportive women. You can see the lineage of each Life Sciences heirloom in each column below.
Her nominator, Professor Kia Nobre, selected Cathy because she has "blossomed through the trenches of a very macho world with gentle words, generous deeds, scientific commitment and rigour, genuine translation of research to clinical benefit, and humour."
Find Cathy's full award lineage at the link below.
Her nominator, Professor Lori Passmore said "She tackles challenges with enthusiasm and provides a unique perspective. She is an excellent colleague providing thoughtful mentorship to junior colleagues and offers advice to others. Her ambition and insights have been inspirational."
Her nominator, Dr Déborah Bourc'his, said "She is a great researcher who is not afraid to think outside of the box."
Her nominator, Dr Uraina Clark, said "Dr. Head’s neuroimaging research, with its focus on understanding and maintaining cognitive health in older adults, is both timely and critical."
Her nominator, Dr Airlie McCoy, said that "this award is a perfect fit for Jenny's contributions as an eloquent and effective advocate of women in STEM. From her direct involvement with professional organisations, and in numerous other ways, she is pushing for and making progress against gender inequality."