MLIS student Winnie Ak Wai Li receives Lucille M. Wert Student Scholarship

Congratulations to MLIS student Winnie Ak Wai Li on receiving the 2020 Lucille M. Wert Student Scholarship. This scholarship, given by the American Chemical Society (Division of Chemical Information), is awarded annually and is designed to help applicants with an interest in the fields of chemistry and information to pursue graduate study in library, information, or computer science.

Winnie currently holds a B.Sc. in Chemistry from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is currently pursuing a Master of Library and Information Studies at the UBC iSchool. Winnie is eager to promote Open Science and her study focuses on data services and information systems. She is interested in designing user-centered information systems to support researchers to adopt Open Science practice.

Congratulations Winnie!


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About the Lucille M. Wert Student Scholarship

The Division established the annual Student Scholarship Award in 1989 to recognize chemists pursuing graduate studies in information, library, or computer science, leading to a career in chemical information. The Award consists of a certificate and stipend. It is usually presented at an ACS Local Section meeting in the vicinity of the recipient’s residence or school. The award was renamed in 1996 to honor the late Lucille M. Wert.

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