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The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS and OWSD Recognize 2014 Winners at the AAAS Annual Meeting

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Each year, the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World recognize talented scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean whose work could contribute to life-saving knowledge and therapies worldwide. The prizes rotate between the life sciences, chemistry, and physics/math disciplines. The 2013 awards, presented in February in Boston, honored five medical and life sciences researchers from Bangladesh, Yemen, Peru, Nigeria… [Read more]

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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  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… [Read more]

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Five researchers received the 2013 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for pioneering work that could contribute to life-saving research in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. The prizes were presented by the Elsevier Foundation, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world to build research capacity and advance scientific… [Read more]

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Recognition of early-career women scientists helps to support medical research, build strong research cultures, and inspire a new generation Boston, February 16, 2013 – Five medical and life science researchers from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean Basin today received the 2013 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for work that could contribute to life-saving knowledge and therapies… [Read more]

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Succeeding in the competitive world of science is challenging under the best of circumstances. But women scientists in countries with scarce resources and competing cultural expectations face significant additional obstacles as they strive to excel at careers in science. A new awards program takes those factors into account by recognizing the research excellence of early-career women scientists from 81 developing countries. Read more

Categories: News, Awards Women Scientists, Diversity in STM

AsianScientist (Aug. 1, 2012) – By: Eva Aguilar – A new awards program has been launched to recognize the talent of women from the developing world’s scientifically weakest countries who are at the early stages of their science careers. The program was announced on July 20 by the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS), the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), and the… [Read more]

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Despite gains over the past decade, women globally lag behind men in Internet usage, the science and engineering workforce, and leadership positions, reflecting a troubling divide in the emerging knowledge economy, according to research presented at the AAAS Annual Meeting. The preliminary findings, outlined at a networking event for minority and women scientists and engineers, show that while Internet usage is rising generally, women use it less than… [Read more]