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We believe that chemistry plays a critical role in developing a sustainable future. Chemists have a special responsibility to develop those new products, resources and processes to make that happen. The Elsevier Foundation-ISC3 Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge seeks to stimulate innovative chemistry research that helps the environment and low-resource communities in emerging and developing countries.  In November 2020, the Elsevier Foundation will celebrate alongside its partner, the… [Read more]

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The Medical Library Association (MLA) is now accepting applications for the MLA Librarians without Borders® / Elsevier Foundation / Research4Life Grants. Applications will be open until December 1, 2020. Funded by the Elsevier Foundation, the MLA Librarians without Borders® grants support training activities that promote the use of the scientific resources available in Research4Life in low-income countries. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we encourage individuals to submit proposals… [Read more]

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Elsevier’s analysis reveals gaps and strengths to support the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals Five years ago, the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set an ambitious 2030 target to achieve a sustainable and equitable future for our planet. 2020 marks five years since the launch of the SDGs and the start of the “Decade of Action” we have left to achieve them. To this end, Elsevier’s new report – The… [Read more]

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We believe that chemistry plays a critical role in developing a sustainable future. Chemists have a special responsibility to develop those new products, resources and processes to make that happen. The Elsevier Foundation-ISC3 Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge seeks to stimulate innovative chemistry research that helps the environment and low-resource communities in emerging and developing countries.  In November 2020, we’ll celebrate the 5th edition of the Challenge during… [Read more]

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Inspired by the late June Almeida, who discovered the first human coronavirus, Elsevier Chairman YS Chi addresses the global Gender Summit Editor’s note: This article is based on Youngsuk “YS” Chi’s keynote presentation, which he gave virtually for the 19th Gender Summit. The virus that has changed our society so much this year is more deeply connected to the topic of gender equality and women in STEM than you may… [Read more]

Students at the IMC Weekendschool in Amsterdam lay out tracks for a robot.
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A technology course for underserved youth in Amsterdam shows them they can achieve what they set their minds to About 40 children crouch on the floor intently building tracks with colored wooden blocks. When they position a little blue robot with two wheels on the track, they’re amazed to see that it’s able follow the lines and find its way to the other side of the room. That’s… [Read more]

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We believe that chemistry plays a critical role in developing a sustainable future. Chemists have a special responsibility to develop those new products, resources and processes to make that happen. The Elsevier Foundation-ISC3 Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge seeks to stimulate innovative chemistry research that helps the environment and low-resource communities in emerging and developing countries.  In November 2020, we’ll celebrate the 5th edition of the Challenge during… [Read more]

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In new online courses, Research4Life users are finding the information they need to improve life in low-income countries Dr. Lenny Rhine is used to being on the road. A retired librarian from the University of Florida, he’s been working with Research4Life as a trainer for 13 years. Lenny leads the Librarians without Borders (LWB) program, which the Elsevier Foundation supports, and has conducted more than 70 workshops around the world. His work continues in… [Read more]

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We believe that chemistry plays a critical role in developing a sustainable future. Chemists have a special responsibility to develop those new products, resources and processes to make that happen. The Elsevier Foundation-ISC3 Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge seeks to stimulate innovative chemistry research that helps the environment and low-resource communities in emerging and developing countries. We’re proud to announce the top 5  contestants, who will join the… [Read more]

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At the Elsevier Foundation, we recognize our partners’ success as we embed technology to support the UN SDGs As we all strive to adapt to our very changed world in the age of COVID-19, the Elsevier Foundation’s mission to advance inclusive health and research in service of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) remains as relevant as ever. Over the past few years, we have worked hard to embed… [Read more]