$600,000 awarded to projects for the Elsevier Foundation’s Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars Programs
New York, December 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Elsevier Foundation today announced its 2015 grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars Programs. In total $600.000 has been committed for 2015 that will support various multiyear projects in over 20 countries in the developing world. The Elsevier Foundation is funded by Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services.
Research excellence nominations for women mathematicians and physicists accepted through October 17, 2014
Amsterdam, May 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The nomination period opened today for the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists, which annually recognize excellence in research achieved by scientists in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. This year’s five regional awards will be selected in the fields of physics and mathematics. Nominations will be accepted from May 15 through October 17, 2014.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The number of women in science, technology and innovation in the world’s leading economies is alarmingly low and actually on the decline in several, including the U.S. Women remain severely under-represented in degree programs for these fields. Even in countries where the numbers of women studying science and technology have increased, more women are not finding their way into the workplace.
The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS and OWSD recognize 2014 winners at the AAAS annual meeting
Chicago, February 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ – 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 Elsevier Foundation has announced the 2013 grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars award programs. The grants total $700,000 to be distributed to 10 institutions around the world in addition to 5 ongoing multiyear grants and the Nurse Faculty program. Developing countries often suffer from a lack of access to the knowledge resources necessary for today's medical practices.
The Research4Life partnership announced today a case study competition to recognize the role oflibrarians and library staff in building the research capacities of scientists, doctors and policymakers and helping to boost research output within their institutions.
Research excellence nominations accepted through September 15 to support research, build capacity and inspire a new generation of women scientists in the developing world
Amsterdam, April 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Elsevier Foundation, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world announced today their call for award nominations for the 2014 Elsevier Foundation Awards recognizing talented early career women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. This year’s awards program will focus on chemistry.