Women in STEM

Elsevier Foundation Grants
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They’re seeking cures for cancer and other diseases, and proving that women can excel in fields once forbidden to them. In August, Susan Brink of US News & World Report  interviewed the 2014 winners of the Elsevier FoundationAwards for Early-Career Women Scientists, which annually recognize excellence in research achieved by scientists in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. The awards are jointly offered by the… [Read more]

Women in Physics in the Palestinian Territories
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Dr. Kate Shaw is a particle physicist at the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy. Recently, she and freelance photographer Jack Owen of London embarked on a photo essay project to capture the lives of women in physics in the Palestinian territories. The essay was recently exhibited at the WISRNet Women in Science Conference at the Royal Society in London, and it will be displayed… [Read more]