Her research focuses on the smallest of particles – but understanding them could ultimately lead to a better understanding the history of the universe.
Responsibility landed early on the shoulders of Dr Imalka Munaweera. As the eldest of four children, she would care for her three younger brothers and encourage them with their schoolwork.
When Dr Ghada Dushaq was a child, nothing was safe from her prying mind and fingers. If there was a remote control on the coffee table, she would take it apart to figure out how it worked.
Since 2013, the program has awarded and helped elevate the careers of 45 women researchers from 20 countries in the fields of biology, engineering and the physical sciences.
They come from developing countries around the world, and their research is transforming the world we live in. This year’s researchers are in the physical, chemical and mathematical sciences.
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For its 15th anniversary, the Elsevier Foundation has added Race & Ethnicity partnerships to support STEM diversity and combat health disparities Supporting Black girls in technology. Awarding Green & Sustainable Chemistry prizes Helping develop nursing apps in East Africa. Hosting […]
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Inequities in academic research are manifested in many different ways: from the low proportion of women who are tenured professors, to the extremely low rates of grants awarded to researchers who are members of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in […]
The Elsevier Foundation operates within a dynamic system of partnerships in continuous interaction with each other. The Foundation is uniquely positioned to play a convening role, linking partners who work in similar areas with the aim of maximizing impact and […]
The Elsevier Foundation is celebrating 15 years of inclusive health and research to advance diversity in science, research in developing countries and global health.