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Beijing, 30 June, 2010 – The Elsevier Foundation announced today that it has awarded the 2010 New Scholars grant to the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSDW), formerly the Third World Organization for Women in Science (TWOWS) – for two programs: the National Assessments and Benchmarking of Gender, Science, Technology and Innovation and the OWSDW Awards for Young Women Scientists 2011. The $177,000 grant was… [Read more]

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Beijing, June 27th, 2010 – The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS and TWOWS announced today that they are recognizing twelve talented women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean for their research excellence. The announcement was made at the Third World Organization for Women in Science (TWOWS) 4th General Assembly and International Conference, Women Scientists in a Changing World, hosted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)… [Read more]

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New York, June 1st , 2010 – The Elsevier Foundation is seeking new grant proposals for the 2010 Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries program. Sponsored by Elsevier, a leading global publisher of scientific, technical and medical information, the Innovative Libraries program provides grants to library programs in the developing world for innovative systems and services that improve access to scientific, technical and medical information. The deadline for Innovative Libraries… [Read more]

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Indianapolis, 6 April, 2010 – The global nursing shortage is due in part to a lack of faculty in nursing schools and to a phenomenon known as nurse migration, where nurses leave their country of origin to work elsewhere. In response, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), supported by The Elsevier Foundation, will conduct the Global Summit on… [Read more]

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Amsterdam, 14 January 2010 – The Elsevier Foundation has announced the 2009 grant recipients, committing a total of $600,000 to twelve institutions from around the world to support the work of libraries and scholars in science, technology and medicine. The grant recipients were selected from 250 applicants worldwide for their innovation and potential for impact in the developing world, academic workplace and nursing community. Read the full article on… [Read more]

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Indianapolis, 8 June 2009 – Sigma Theta Tau International Foundation for Nursing has been awarded a US $200,000 grant by The Elsevier Foundation to support a new Nurse Faculty Mentored Leadership Development (NFMLD) pilot program focused on retaining and building the next generation of nurse faculty. The program, which will be administered by the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International’s (STTI) International Leadership Institute, will help alleviate… [Read more]

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New York, 15 April 2008 – The Elsevier Foundation is seeking new grant proposals for its 2009 Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars programs. Sponsored by Elsevier, a leading global publisher of scientific, technical and medical information, the new Foundation proposals are due by August 1st, 2009. The grants for the two programs will be awarded in December 2009 and provide one, two and three year awards… [Read more]

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Amsterdam, 26 January 2009 – The Elsevier Foundation has announced today that it has committed a total of $555,000 in grants to ten institutions from around the world in support of initiatives that promote the work of libraries and scholars in science, technology and medicine. The winning proposals were selected from over 165 applicants worldwide for their innovation and potential for impact in the developing world, nursing community and… [Read more]

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New York, 22 August 2008 – The final deadline for Elsevier Foundation grant proposals is September 15, 2008. Grant proposals will be accepted in two categories: the Innovative Libraries Program and the New Scholars Program. The Elsevier Foundation will award grants in December 2008 with a series of one, two and three year grants awarded between US$5,000 to US$50,000 per year. The Innovative Libraries Program awards grants to increase… [Read more]

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New York, 24 June 2008 – The Elsevier Foundation is seeking grant proposals for its Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars programs. Grant proposals for the two programs sponsored by Elsevier, a leading global publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, are due by September 15, 2008. The grants will be awarded in December 2008 and provide one, two and three year awards between… [Read more]