Elsevier Foundation’s Grant Schemes Boost Research in Developing Countries
Categories: NEWS, Past program - ILDC, Past program - NS
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 grants and the Nurse Faculty program. Developing countries often suffer from a lack of access to the knowledge resources necessary for today’s medical practices. Also a major issue in emerging economies is the social and economic support for women who aspire to professional careers while nurturing families.