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by Augaly Kiedi Dr. Mirabbos Hojamberdiev, a senior researcher in the Department of Natural and Mathematical Sciences at Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, is helping clean up the world’s water. His research supports the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, especially those related to clean water, affordable and clean energy, innovation, education, and partnerships for these goals. However, the world’s problems cannot be solved in isolated domains. That’s why Dr. Hojamberdiev joined the Elsevier… [Read more]

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by Ylann Schemm A bag to prevent backpain. A speaker that cools your drinks. A drone that delivers emergency supplies. Trainers that play music and generate energy. Adaptations for hearing aids to make them look more attractive for young children. These are just a few of the ideas coming out of Imperial College London’s new space: The Invention Rooms. The zone blends an advanced university hackspace with a community engagement… [Read more]

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by Alison Bert Asking a child “what do you want to be when you grow up” is a common enough question. The answer they give, however, is often shaped by their experience of the world. For children from underprivileged backgrounds, they may not know of the opportunities available to them as scientists, engineers or health professionals. The IMC Weekend School in Amsterdam gives them a chance to learn… [Read more]

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by Laura Schmitz Over the past 10 years, the Elsevier Foundation has invested a decade of programming and millions of dollars to advance women in science. This year it added new partnerships supporting underserved youth and science and health education in New York, London, and Amsterdam. The celebration of September’s RE Cares Month across Elsevier came as the perfect opportunity to invite guests from one of the newest Elsevier Foundation partnerships… [Read more]

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Have you ever seen an operation room from the inside? Or wanted to understand how a hospital works without actually being sick? On June 5th, eight Elsevier colleagues joined the IMC Weekend School and a group of 40 kids during a series of interactive hospital workshops with ultrasounds, MRI’s emergency medicine, operating rooms and more. Our job was to assist the IMC Weekend School teachers and coach the… [Read more]