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$700,000 awarded to Innovative Libraries, New Scholars and Nurse Faculty Programs Amsterdam, December 9, 2013 The Elsevier Foundation announced today the 2013 grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars award programs. In total, $700,000 has […]

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A 2012 report on Gender Equality in the Knowledge Society found the number of women in the science, technology and innovation fields “alarmingly low” in the world’s leading economies, including the US. Women have long been fighting to be recognized […]

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During the last 10 years, the number of female PhD graduates in Europe has been growing at twice the rate of that of men, with 49% of PhD degrees being now awarded to women. In the US it is 50%. […]

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Organized by CEBHA with the National Public Health Institute and the University of Burundi Faculty of Medicine, the EBHC workshop was the first of its kind in Burundi. The 20 participants were health care workers and librarians. Through the Innovative […]

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The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) has granted honorary membership to seven individuals who have furthered the course of health care through their commitment to the ideals and concerns of nursing. Honorary members will be inducted […]

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The Elsevier Foundation not only provides book donation programs, but it also has a special grant system where it requests for proposals and selects organizatons to provide them with the ‘Innovative Libraries Grants’ in Developing Countries. Read more on fundsforngos.com.

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In 2010, with the help of the Elsevier Foundation, the International Council of Nurses and Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) convened a seminal group of 21 international experts in nursing, migration and economics at the Global Summit on Nurse Faculty […]

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In a recent study, researchers at Yale University demonstrated that both male and female faculty staff valued men more than women. When asked to judge applicants for a job as lab manager, female and male professors rated male applicants more […]

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To address inequalities in work-family balance among STEM professors and to retain women in science fields, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln held a STEM Family Friendly Writing Retreat last year in June. Faculty members participated from throughout the US and Canada. […]

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Globally, 285 million people are blind or visually impaired , two-thirds of them women and 90% live in developing countries. Poverty and blindness are often linked: people who are blind are less likely to go to school or to work. […]

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The Elsevier Foundation is seeking grant proposals for the 2013 New Scholars and Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries programs. The deadline for applications is June 24. Grants will be awarded in December and will provide one-, two- and three-year awards between […]

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June 24 deadline for 1 page applications to promote gender equality in academia and build capacity in developing world libraries. The Elsevier Foundation is seeking new grant proposals for the 2013 New Scholars and Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries programs. The deadline for applications is […]