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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 […]

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When I volunteered to spend November in Tanzania working with the Elsevier Foundation’s Publishers Without Borders program, it felt like a big deal to me. It wasn’t just that I had to make sacrifices of my own, but I had to […]

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“As I type this, I am listening to Christmas music with my feet up, the air conditioning cranked, looking out at construction workers carrying buckets of cement on their heads with the sun-drenched Indian Ocean in the distance. It all […]

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A new World Bank Report, compiled by the World Bank and Elsevier and released last month, shows how regions such as West and Central Africa, East Africa and Southern Africa have increased their progress in research quality and output.  However, even though the […]

puerto rico
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Puerto Rico is rapidly developing an excellent research-driven economy, focusing mainly on bio-technologies and the rich island’s environment. During the last AAAs Carribean Division meeting, a key point of the discussion was the growing trend toward advancement and discovery, but […]

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Many Tanzanian academics are heavily involved in teaching and do consultancy activities on the side. This leaves them little time to conduct research, let alone publish. If they do conduct research and wish to publish, often they lack the knowledge […]

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African research is increasing in numbers and quality – but suffers from an overall lack of discoverability within the global health community. Founded a decade ago, the African Journal Partnership Project(AJPP) works on boosting the impact of African research through pairing African health […]

costech tanzania
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On June 16th, the launch of the Consortium of Academic Publishers in Tanzania was held at the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH). The staff involved in the project will face exciting challenges and possibilities regarding the future of academic […]

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 […]

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How to improve the leadership balance of women in science is a much debated area. Of the world’s researchers, just 30 percent are women, according to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics. And even though a growing number of women attend university, many […]