Research in Developing Countries

Categories: News, Research in Developing Countries

Send us your story of successful advocacy which has improved the research environment! Send us your story of successful advocacy which has improved the research environment at your institution, or the health, educational, environmental, social or economic wellbeing of your neighbourhood or your country. You can win a trip to the 2017 Publishers for Development Conference in the UK and a one-year subscription to a major reference work… [Read more]

Categories: News, Research in Developing Countries
Tags:

Elsevier Foundation contest offers €75K in prizes for innovative solutions to challenges in developing countries This year, the Elsevier Foundation is running this contest. They are seeking applications for projects that use green and sustainable chemistry solutions to tackle some of the developing world’s greatest challenges whether in water, sanitation or energy. The challenge forms an important part of the Elsevier Foundation’s newly established programs and partnerships to… [Read more]

Categories: Press Releases, Research in Developing Countries
Tags:

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: News, Research in Developing Countries

The Elsevier Foundation and TWAS are teaming up to begin a new, four-year programme for collaboration among researchers on scientific research for a sustainable future.   To help TWAS bring sustainability to the forefront, the Elsevier Foundation will provide key funding for related fellowships over the next four years. The four-year, $280,000 grant – announced in November at the 26th TWAS General Meeting hosted by the Austrian Academy… [Read more]

Categories: Press Releases, Inclusive Health, Research in Developing Countries, Diversity in STM
Tags: , , ,

 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: News, Inclusive Health, Research in Developing Countries, Diversity in STM
Tags: , , ,

Partnerships will focus on innovation in health information, research ecosystems, and nurse faculty leadership The Elsevier Foundation has launched a series of partnerships in the fields of health information delivery, research ecosystems in developing countries, diversity in STEM, and nurse leadership. With an annual budget of about $1 million, the new programs have evolved from a decade of successful programming with the New Scholars program to advance women… [Read more]

Categories: News, Research in Developing Countries
Tags:

Elsevier Foundation launches program with TWAS, the World Academy of Sciences, for North-South collaboration in sustainability science From the invention of penicillin to the development of the Internet, science plays a major role inadvancingsociety. In September, representatives from 194 countries convenedin New York and signed the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) — a commitment to tackle some of our greatest social and environmental challenges over the next… [Read more]

Categories: News, Research in Developing Countries

Saving children’s lives. Advancing the careers of women. Building business networks to support innovation. At the TWAS General Meeting, partner organizations offered a vision of how they work to advance science. VIENNA – Three organizations with important ties to TWAS delivered a clear message at the 26th General Meeting: Whether in developed or developing countries, partnerships are essential to progress. The partnerships can advance women in science, or… [Read more]

Categories: News, Research in Developing Countries
Tags: , , , ,

Maureen Fondo, Senior Legal Officer at COSOTA, on copyright awareness in Tanzania “In Tanzania, not all people are aware about the existence of copyright. It’s the duty of the Copyright Society of Tanzania to at least create awareness. … We actually educate them and try to make people understand that infringement of somebody’s rights is a crime.” That’s Maureen Fondo, Senior Legal Officer at the Copyright Society of… [Read more]

Categories: News, Research in Developing Countries
Tags: , , , ,

Dr. Leonard Mboera, Editor of the Tanzanian Journal of Health Research, on publishing research, building networks and accessibility of research “What is coming out of research in this country is not that adequate. It does not reflect what is being done. We have contributed a lot, especially in the health research arena. … There is a need to build a culture for scientists to publish.” Those are the… [Read more]