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2014-02-13 08:25:23

CHICAGO, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS and OWSD recognize 2014 winners at the AAAS annual meeting Five chemists are being honored with Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, each for research that looks to nature for ways to address cancer, malaria and other medical problems. The winning researchers, representing five regions of the...

2014-02-12 12:24:50

CHICAGO, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier Foundation provides support to AWIS to publish Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce: Beyond Best Practices Note to Editors: Authors Dr. Donna Dean and Janet Bandows Koster are available for interview. An e-book and hard copies of this book are available for review. Please contact:...

2013-12-09 08:24:21

AMSTERDAM, December 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- $700,000 awarded to Innovative Libraries, New Scholars and Nurse Faculty Programs The Elsevier Foundation [http://www.elsevierfoundation.org ] announced today the 2013 grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars award programs. In total, $700,000 has been committed to ten institutions around the world in addition to five ongoing multiyear grants and the Nurse Faculty program. The...

2013-04-10 08:30:57

AMSTERDAM, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research excellence nominations accepted through September 15 to support research, build capacity and inspire a new generation of women scientists in the developing world The Elsevier Foundation [http://www.elsevierfoundation.org ], the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World [http://www.owsd.org ] (OWSD) and TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world announced today their call for award nominations...

2013-02-16 08:20:26

BOSTON, February 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognition of early-career women scientists helps to support medical research, build strong research cultures, and inspire a new generation Five medical and life science researchers from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean Basin today received the 2013 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for work that could contribute to life-saving knowledge and...

2012-12-11 08:23:37

AMSTERDAM, December 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- $650,000 awarded to Innovative Libraries, New Scholars and Nurse Faculty Programs The Elsevier Foundation [http://www.elsevierfoundation.org ] announced today the 2012 grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars award programs. In total, $650,000 has been committed to eight institutions around the world in addition to five ongoing multiyear grants and the Nurse Faculty program. The...

2012-10-03 15:09:30

Numbers of women in engineering, physics and computer science are on the decline In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that numbers of women in the science, technology and innovation fields are alarmingly low in the world's leading economies, and are actually on the decline in others, including the United States. The study maps the opportunities and obstacles faced by women in science across the US, EU, Brazil, South Africa, India, Korea and Indonesia. It was conducted by...

2012-10-03 02:24:14

NEW YORK, October 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Numbers of women in engineering, physics and computer science are on the decline In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that numbers of women in the science, technology and innovation fields are alarmingly low in the world's leading economies, and are actually on the decline in others, including the United States. The study maps the opportunities and obstacles faced...

2012-01-10 05:14:00

AMSTERDAM, January 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- $650,000 awarded to Innovative Libraries, New Scholars and Nurse Faculty Programs The Elsevier Foundation [http://www.elsevierfoundation.org ] announced today the 2011 grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars award programs. In total, $650,000 has been committed to nine institutions around the world in addition to seven ongoing multiyear grants and the Nurse Faculty program. The...

2011-09-29 09:58:00

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, September 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Outstanding young biologists, chemists, physicists and mathematicians recognized across the developing world The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world and the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) announced today that they are recognizing eleven talented women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean for their...