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The Taubman Health Sciences Library has received an Elsevier Foundation grant to finance the enhancement of education, research and practice in emergency medicine in Ghana. The award is part of the foundation’s Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries program, which funds […]

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A $30,000 grant was awarded to a professor at LaGuardia Community College to develop a program that will motivate women to enter fields like science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Dr. Preethi Radhakrishnan, an assistant professor of biology at the college, […]

Categories: News, Diversity in STM

Women are poorly represented in science, and in most areas of engineering, despite legal requirements for equal opportunity in many countries. Major reasons for this include a lack of opportunity for education, advanced training and meaningful employment. Even where these […]

Categories: News, Past program - ILDC

Over the past decade, there has been a growing understanding that the solution to many problems in developing countries must include the active participation of the people living there. On the ground, this means local doctors and public health scientists […]

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The Elsevier Foundation has announced the 2013 grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars award programs. ​The grants total​ $700,000​ to be distributed​ to 10 institutions around the world in addition to 5 ongoing multiyear […]

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At the end of each year, the Elsevier Foundation announces the grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars programs. This year, we have committed about $700,000 to 10 institutions around the world, along with five […]

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A 2012 report on Gender Equality in the Knowledge Society found the number of women in the science, technology and innovation fields “alarmingly low” in the world’s leading economies, including the US. Women have long been fighting to be recognized […]

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During the last 10 years, the number of female PhD graduates in Europe has been growing at twice the rate of that of men, with 49% of PhD degrees being now awarded to women. In the US it is 50%. […]

Categories: News, Past program - ILDC

Organized by CEBHA with the National Public Health Institute and the University of Burundi Faculty of Medicine, the EBHC workshop was the first of its kind in Burundi. The 20 participants were health care workers and librarians. Through the Innovative […]

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The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) has granted honorary membership to seven individuals who have furthered the course of health care through their commitment to the ideals and concerns of nursing. Honorary members will be inducted […]