Irene Offei Owusu has often grappled with the hard choice between family and career — occasionally being forced to sacrifice one for the other. “One challenge I have encountered is work-family balance,” says the epidemiology postdoctoral research fellow at the […]
Analysis shows that women publish fewer papers, and leave research sooner than men – who do nearly 80% of climate change research. Criteria for researcher selection must change.
Dora Tchiasso was filled with pride and self-doubt. Graduating with a Master of Public Health from the Catholic University of Central Africa in Cameroon felt like a special achievement. Her research was original and independent, and Tchiasso’s supervisor suggested she […]
The Elsevier Foundation champions inclusive health and research — working with partners to incubate new approaches, highlight inequities and catalyze change toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals. View the story Menu Inclusive Health Inclusive Research Research4Life The Elsevier Foundation & […]
Elsevier’s Inclusion & Diversity Advisory Board report focuses on four areas for progress.
Raharman Tamang, 20, was using a circular saw to cut a steel rod at a metal shop in Bhaktapur, Nepal, when the rod snapped and impaled his brain partially paralyzing him. Frantic relatives rushed him to a nearby hospital where they were […]
As we experience dramatic changes to our ecosystems worldwide, six women from developing countries are being recognized for innovative research that addresses climate change and the environment. They are the recipients of the OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for Early Career Women Scientists […]
At 20, Research4Life continues to evolve amid the rise in research from the Global South and the growth of open access. Stories of lifesaving medical interventions are not uncommon among this community of users. More than 10,000 institutions in 125 […]
The winners of the Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge share their innovative approaches to waste and recycling. Brenya Isaac collects coconut waste from street vendors in Ghana, converting it to building materials through the startup he co-founded. Dr Hong […]
Thank you for participating in the Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge! The first stage of the submission process closed on September 1st. During the past weeks, our pool of experts worked to review the proposals. We’re proud to announce […]