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SEATTLE — Their stories are as fascinating as their science. Five women scientists have traveled here from Bangladesh, Guatamala, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Yemen to be honored for their outstanding contributions in engineering, innovation and technology. On Saturday, they received the […]

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In her studies as an environmental biologist, Dr. Tista Prasai Joshi has been tackling a problem that has sickened thousands in rural Nepal. Her search for a solution began 17 years ago when, as a master’s student, she was granted a research […]

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BRONX, NY — In a brightly lit classroom, middle school girls are chatting, tossing dice and penciling their scores on an index card. It may seem like fun and games in this playful after school program, but stick around and you […]

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At the Gender Summit Europe, Elsevier’s CEO talks about how we are collaborating with the research community to improve gender balance in science. Since joining Elsevier, I’ve learned a lot about the important work being done by the Gender Summit in communities […]

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  Held throughout the world, the Gender Summit serves as a forum for researchers, scientific institutions, policymakers and other stakeholders to discuss gender impact on scientific research and innovation. Founded by Dr. Elizabeth Pollitzer, Director of Portia, a British nonprofit gender in science […]

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Research4Life champions reveal the formula for this thriving partnership and its far-reaching impact Research4Life provides lower-income countries with free or low-cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online. In this way, the organization has been enhanceing the scholarship, teaching and […]

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A public health researcher is exploring ways to improve primary healthcare’s response to violence against women Nearly one in three women worldwide experience physical or sexual violence from an intimate partner over their lifetime, according to data from the World Health […]

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New York, March 21, 2019 In partnership with Girls Inc. of New York City, the Elsevier Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of a new curriculum that will prepare low-income and underserved girls to study data analytics in high […]

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Girls Inc. of New York City and the Elsevier Foundation partner to teach girls data analytics skills.   When Esther, a native of the Bronx, started high school, she struggled with math. The difficulties she experienced fed into her frustration, […]

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5 researchers from developing countries are preparing to accept the 2019 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for their work in the physical sciences Uduak Okomo, PhD, is one of five winners of the 2019 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for Early-Career Women Scientists in […]