Semi-finalist of L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science 2019
L’Oréal-UNESCO FWIS National program
Widiastuti Setyaningsih has been announced as a 2019 Semi-Finalist of L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science, awarded by the Indonesian National Commission for UNESCO, the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia, and PT. Loreal Indonesia. The program invites young Indonesian female researchers to submit their innovative research proposal for the sustainable development and the betterment of communities all over Indonesia. Setyaningsih proposed a research project entitled “Green analytical methods for bioactive compounds in most consumed edible flowers as reliable tools to assist the development of functional foods and nutraceuticals”. The determination of a wide range of phenolic compounds in edible flowers is important in order to take advantage of edible flowers as functional foods and nutraceuticals. This occurrence underlines the need to have reliable analytical methods for the identification and quantification of bioactive compounds in most consumed edible flowers.