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

Research excellence nominations for women mathematicians and physicists accepted through October 17, 2014 Amsterdam, May 15, 2014 The nomination period opened today for the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists, which annually recognize excellence in research achieved by scientists in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. This year’s five regional awards will be selected in the fields of physics and mathematics. Nominations will… [Read more]

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June 17 deadline for one-page applications promoting gender equality in academia and capacity building in developing world libraries Boston, May 6, 2014. The Elsevier Foundation is seeking new grant proposals for the 2014 New Scholars and Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries programs. The deadline for applications is June 17 2014. Grants will be awarded in December 2014 and provideone, two or three year awards between US$ 5,000 to… [Read more]

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

Five chemists are being honored with Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, each for research that looks to nature for ways to address cancer, malaria and other medical problems. Chicago, February 13, 2014 – The winning researchers, representing five regions of the developing world, are from Indonesia, Jamaica, Nigeria, Uzbekistan and Yemen. The prizes are awarded by The Elsevier Foundation, the Organization for… [Read more]

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Chicago, IL, February 12, 2014 – Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce: Beyond Best Practices, a new book from the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) that addresses work/life integration and satisfaction issues faced by those in STEM careers, will premiere at the AAAS national conference in Chicago, February 15. The project was funded by the Elsevier Foundation. Although work/life satisfaction is typically regarded as a… [Read more]

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$700,000 awarded to Innovative Libraries, New Scholars and Nurse Faculty Programs Amsterdam, December 9, 2013 The Elsevier Foundation announced today the 2013 grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars award programs. In total, $700,000 has been committed to ten institutions around the world in addition to five ongoing multiyear grants and the Nurse Faculty program. The Elsevier Foundation is funded by Elsevier, a… [Read more]

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The Elsevier Foundation is seeking grant proposals for the 2013 New Scholars and Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries programs. The deadline for applications is June 24. Grants will be awarded in December and will provide one-, two- and three-year awards between $ 5,000 to $ 50,000 per year for a total of $ 100,000. The Elsevier Foundation will accept one- page applications until June 24 through its website: elsevierfoundation.org. Forty shortlisted… [Read more]

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June 24 deadline for 1 page applications to promote gender equality in academia and build capacity in developing world libraries. The Elsevier Foundation is seeking new grant proposals for the 2013 New Scholars and Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries programs. The deadline for applications is June 24th2013. Grants will be awarded in December 2013 and provide one, two and three year awards between US$ 5,000 to US$ 50,000 per year for a total… [Read more]

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

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]

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

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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$650,000 awarded to Innovative Libraries, New Scholars and Nurse Faculty Programs Amsterdam, December 11, 2012 – The Elsevier Foundation announced today the 2012 grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars award programs. In total, $650,000 has been committed to eight institutions around the world in addition to five ongoing multiyear grants and the Nurse Faculty program. The Elsevier Foundation is funded by Elsevier, a global provider of… [Read more]