Awards

Dr. Dang Thi Oanh, Vietnam
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Yesterday the Asian Scientist Magazine published an article on its Newsroom about this years “Elsevier Foundation Awards for Women in Science in the Developing World” with particular focus on award-winning Dr. Dang Thi Oanh from Vietnam. Dr. Dang Thi Oanh, head of […]

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Winners of the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Women Scientists in the Developing World overcome major challenges in their pursuit of math and physics. Growing up in a tribal village in Vietnam, Dang Thi Oanh lived in a house with a […]

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Four hours. That’s how much time physicist Rabia Salihu Sa’id has each day to get her research done at Bayero University in Kano, Nigeria. “Each day, my university is giving me only four hours of electricity. I can’t do research […]

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Four hours. That’s how much time physicist Rabia Salihu Sa’id has each day to get her research done at Bayero University in Kano, Nigeria. “Each day, my university is giving me only four hours of electricity. I can’t do research […]

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Every February, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual meeting, the Elsevier Foundation and its key partners,the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and TWAS, the World Academy of Sciences, recognize the accomplishments of five early-career scientists with the Elsevier […]

2014 Els Foundation Awards
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In 2014, five talented researchers representing five regions of the developing world came together at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Chicago to be recognized for their work. The 2014 chemistry winners had impressive […]

Elsevier Foundation Grants
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They’re seeking cures for cancer and other diseases, and proving that women can excel in fields once forbidden to them. In August, Susan Brink of US News & World Report  interviewed the 2014 winners of the Elsevier FoundationAwards for Early-Career Women […]

Women in Physics in the Palestinian Territories
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Dr. Kate Shaw is a particle physicist at the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy. Recently, she and freelance photographer Jack Owen of London embarked on a photo essay project to capture the lives of women in […]

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This year’s awards will recognize early-career researchers in physics and mathematics The Elsevier Foundation Awards recognize excellence in research by early-career women scientists in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. The program rotates annually between disciplines […]

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Research excellence nominations for women mathematicians and physicists accepted through October 17, 2014 Amsterdam, May 15, 2014 The nomination period opened today for the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists, which annually recognize excellence in research achieved by scientists […]