First and Second Prize winners announced in the Elsevier Grand Challenge. The winning team's project, titled, "Reflect: Automated Annotation of Scientific Terms," won members a prize of $35,000 and recognition for creating the most innovative and implementable prototype for a tool for dealing with the ever-increasing amount of online life sciences information. Second prize, $15,000, was awarded to for the project, "CORAAL-Dive into Publications, Bathe in the Knowledge," to a team from DERI, in Ireland
Elsevier announced three prize winners in the Article 2.0 Contest. First prize was received by Inigo Surguy, who met the challenge of developing a creative and useful solution for rendering journal articles on the web, with his demonstration of how Web 1.0, Web 2.0 and Web 3.0/Semantic web approaches can be combined to add value to an article's content
Elsevier Foundation Announced over $500,000 in New Grants for Innovation in Nursing Leadership, Libraries in Developing Countries and Diversity in Academia
Elsevier announced the winners of the 3rd Annual Scopus Young Indian Scientist Award
The Second Scopus Young Indian Scientist Awards are given to nine outstanding young Indian scientists to inspire the advancement of Indian Science.
Elsevier awards Medical Library Association $80,000 training grant for librarians in the African, Asian and Latin American continents, enabling Lenny Rhine, University of Florida Librarian Emeritus, to stage eight onsite workshops and one distance learning course for the UN HINARI, AGORA and OARE initiatives.
- The RICH2007-NIMA Young Scientist Award was awarded during the RICH2007 conference to Federica Sozzi of the Universita' di Trieste for her relevant contributions to the exploitation of the COMPASS-RICH1 detector. Guillaume Lambert was awarded the 'NIMA Young Scientist Award in Free Electron Laser'
Six talented Chinese journalists representing a range of media including the People’s Daily, Xinhua News Agency, and China Central Television are awarded the UK-China Reed Elsevier (RE) Science Journalism Prize for excellent mainstream science and technology (S&T) reporting
Medical Hypotheses, an Elsevier publication, awards Judith Rich-Harris the 2006 David Horrobin Prize for medical theory for her article, "Parental selection: a third selection process in the evolution of human hairlessness and skin color."
Engineering Librarian of the Year Award: Nominations are currently considered for Elsevier/SLA Engineering Award, which honors the contributions to the engineering librarian profession
Sponsored by Elsevier, six young Chinese journalists are awarded the 2007 AAAS Fellowship for Science Reporters in Developing Regions bringing science writers to the 2007 AAAS Annual Meeting to promote international scientific dialogue, development and coverage
Elsevier and Acta Inc. co sponsor the 2007 Acta Materialia gold medal award for ability and leadership in materials science. Awarded to Professor Herbert Gleiter, Institute of Nanotechnology, FZK, Germany for his inspired lecture at the opening session entitled ‘Are there Ways to Synthesise Materials Beyond the Limits of Today?’
Martin Edge’s thoroughly revised, updated (and deeply coveted) 3rd edition of The Underwater Photographer is named the DIVER magazine’s 2007 Publication of the Year
2006 Scopus Young India Scientist Awards:The newly launched Scopus awards were given to nine outstanding young Indian scientists to inspire the advancement of Indian Science
Elsevier's HealthCare's Hospital Doctor Awards demonstrate Elsevier’s continuing commitment to making genuine contributions to health communities
David Buckingham of Cambridge University,winner of First Ahmed Zewail Prize in Molecular Sciences, is the first recipient of the Ahmed Zewail Prize in Molecular Sciences
- Elsevier announced that David McMenemy is the winner of the 2006 Elsevier/Library and Information Research Group Award
New Generation of Healthcare Professionals Honored by Elsevier: The "Medical Information Can…" Awards given out by Elsevier pay tribute to the dedication of nursing and medical students and residents in improving global point-of-care medicine