Found this great piece of information in the Sunday Papers. Good to know that Women Scientists and Researchers are recognised unlike the hits and misses that happens with the Nobel Prizes.
[+] Unesco Women and Science
[+] A Malaysian Scientist who was awarded withthe fellow ship grant. Only 15 such grants were awarded for this years awards. Only when I read the news did I realise that her lab at the uni was just a stone's throw away from mine!