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Winning projects use bioresources to combat mosquito borne diseases in Brazil and oil-polluted land in Nigeria Berlin, May 17, 2017 Chemistry solutions that tap native plants, such as cashew nuts, to tackle mosquito borne diseases through environmentally friendly insecticides and a focus on eco-remediation of land devastated by crude oil spills in Nigeria, won the Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge.The 2017 first prize winner is Dr. Dênis… [Read more]

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Early-career researchers from Bangladesh, Ecuador, Ghana, Indonesia and Sudan honored for their work in engineering sciences Boston, February 16, 2017 Five researchers have been named winners of the 2017 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for their research in engineering, innovation and technology. The winning scholars from Bangladesh, Ecuador, Ghana, Indonesia and Sudan are being honored for their accomplishments in chemical engineering, energy and minerals… [Read more]

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The Elsevier Foundation provides a three-year $300,000 grant to MSF/Epicentre’s Niger Research Center Amsterdam, October 25, 2016 Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and renowned international humanitarian-aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), have agreed to cooperate in fighting the root causes of some of Africa’s most vexing health challenges, including diarrhea and infectious diseases, which leave millions of people dying… [Read more]

Categories: Awards Women Scientists, Press Releases, Diversity in STM

Nominations for excellence in research in the field of engineering and innovation accepted through September 1, 2016 Amsterdam, June 22, 2016 – Nominations opened today for the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, a high-profile honor for scientific and career achievements by women from developing countries in five regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, the Arab region, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central and South Asia,… [Read more]

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Call for sustainable chemistry solutions to tackle challenges in developing countries The Elsevier Foundation has announced the launch of the 2017 Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge. In accordance with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the Challenge aims to stimulate chemists to design innovative and sustainably sound products, processes and business models which will help to sustain and protect the world’s population, especially in developing countries. The… [Read more]

Categories: Press Releases, Past program - ILDC

  Grants now open to train library and information science professionals and users in developing countries on how to use Research4Life The Medical Library Association (MLA) has establishing the HINARI/Research4Life (R4L) Activities Grant for 2016 to 2018. Funded by the Elsevier Foundation, up to five awards, per year, will support HINARI/R4L training activities that promote the use of the programs’ scientific research resources in emerging/low income countries.  The… [Read more]

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 New programs address Sustainability Development Goals Amsterdam, February 1, 2016 – The Elsevier Foundation has launched a series of new programs to improve health information delivery, research ecosystems in developing countries, and diversity in science, technology and medicine (STM); a total annual contribution of $1 million. Through 2018, the Elsevier Foundation will build on its experience with a new program aligned with key aspects of the newly ratified… [Read more]

Categories: Awards Women Scientists, Press Releases, Diversity in STM

Extended deadline: September 15, 2015 Amsterdam, June 4, 2015 – Nominations opened today for the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, a high-profile honor for scientific and career achievements by women from developing countries in five regions: Latin America and the Caribbean; the Arab region; Sub-Saharan Africa; Central and South Asia; and East and South-East Asia and the Pacific. In 2016 the awards… [Read more]

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San Jose, California, February 10, 2015 Four physicists and a mathematician have been named winners of the 2015 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, in recognition of research that has strong potential social and economic benefits. The winning scholars are from Nigeria, Sudan and Vietnam and are being honored for their accomplishments in nanoparticle physics, computational mathematics, atmospheric and medical physics. They are… [Read more]

Categories: Press Releases, Past program - ILDC, Past program - NS

As the year draws to a close, the Elsevier Foundation announces the grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars programs. The grants are part of an annual award program that is nearing a decade. This year, we have committed about $600,000 to 10 institutions around the world, along with 11 ongoing multi-year grants. In addition, we earmark another $200,000 to match Elsevier colleagues’ donations to nonprofit organizations and charities… [Read more]