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Researchers and healthcare professionals in developing countries now have access to one of the world’s most comprehensive biomedical literature databases   Amsterdam, February 24, 2020 Elsevier, a global leader in information analytics specializing in science and health, is making Embase, […]

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  On Monday 25th of November, we held our first Elsevier SDG Inspiration Day, in partnership between Elsevier, the Elsevier Foundation and Global Compact Network Netherlands. at the KIT SDG House. We discussed in length the power of data to advance […]

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DataKind and the Elsevier Foundation partner to bring hackers and coders together with UK charities for a 48-hour hackathon Data scientists and developers will join UK charities at the Elsevier office in London this weekend to volunteer in a 2-day […]

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DataDives are high energy, marathon-style, 48-hour events where nonprofits work alongside teams of data scientists, developers and designers to use data to gain insight into their programs. During a DataDive, nonprofits work with teams of 50 to 150 data scientists, […]

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A major event on big data and artificial intelligence in Africa – organised by TWAS, TYAN and the Elsevier Foundation – is planting the seeds for critical data-analysis expertise on the continent. Big data and artificial intelligence techniques, such as […]

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by Patreece Spence “Never again would I complain about the shortfalls of open-concept,” I thought as I squeezed into the editorial office lined with binders and files aired by the occasional breeze circulating through the barred windows. It’s in this […]

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Elsevier volunteers connect editors of the Rwanda Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences to journalists Press conference for a new breast cancer study (left to right): Dr. Gilles Francois Ndayisaba, Division Manager, Non Communicable Diseases, Rwanda Biomedical Center (Ministry of […]

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The Elsevier Foundation partners with DataKind in a 48-hour hackathon, working with coders and developers to help UK charities unlock the power of data Building smarter decision-making tools to relieve food poverty and reduce food waste. Debunking anti-transparency arguments made […]

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When a natural disaster strikes, knowing where people and buildings are is of the utmost importance for saving lives. The World Bank Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) and DataKind teamed up to understand how might satellite imagery and machine […]

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Here are 5 surprising things I learned while covering a DataDive hackathon at Google’s NYC headquarters That was me with the camera, taking your picture and pestering you to explain stuff when you emerged from your data scrums. Last month, […]