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Oct 3, 2012
New Gender Benchmarking Study Finds Numbers of Women in Science and Technology Fields Alarmingly Low in Leading Economies
Numbers of women in engineering, physics and computer science are on the decline
New York, October 3, 2012 – In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that numbers of women in the science, technology and innovation fields are alarmingly low in the world’s leading economies, and are actually on the...
Oct 1, 2012
New opportunity for British post-grads to study in US
London, 1 October 2012 - The US-UK Fulbright Commission, the world’s largest merit-based scholarship programme, and Elsevier, the leading provider of science and health information products and services, announced a new award for post-graduate British students to study in any...
Sep 19, 2012
Amsterdam, September 19, 2012 – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, today announces the winners of the 2012 Young Scientist Award in South Africa. Award winners were honored at the National Research Foundation...
Sep 12, 2012
Elsevier Offers Entire Collection of Journals and Books to Innovators in Developing Countries Through the Access to Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI) Program
Amsterdam, September 12, 2012 – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, now offers its entire collection of books and journals on its online platform ScienceDirect, as well as access to its abstracts and...
May 1, 2012
June 24th deadline for applications to promote gender equity in academia and build capacity in developing world libraries
New York, May 1, 2012 – The Elsevier Foundation is seeking new grant proposals for the 2012 New Scholars and Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries programs. The deadline for proposals is June 24th 2012. Grants will be awarded in December...
Mar 29, 2012
Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier’s Water Research journal recognized for his significant contributions in creating sustainable solutions in the field of used water treatment
Amsterdam, March 29, 2012 – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce Prof. Mark van Loosdrecht has been awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2012 for his breakthrough contributions...
Mar 26, 2012
Elsevier’s Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability Contributes to Global Sustainability Policy
Journal’s special issue dedicated to new policy briefs on sustainability discussed at Planet under Pressure Conference
Amsterdam, March 26, 2012 – Elsevier today published a special issue of its journal Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability.The issue publishes papers on the topics of several policy briefs that are on the agenda of the annual United Nations Rio+20...
Jan 10, 2012
Elsevier Foundation Awards 2011 Grants to Advance Women in Science and Support Libraries in Developing Countries
<p>$650,000 awarded to Innovative Libraries, New Scholars and Nurse Faculty Programs</p>
<p><strong>Amsterdam, January 10, 2012</strong> – <a class="external" href="http://www.elsevierfoundation.org/">The Elsevier Foundation</a> announced today the 2011 grant recipients for the Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries and New Scholars award programs. In total, $650,000 has been committed to nine institutions around the world in...
Nov 18, 2011
Percentage of revenues from MD Consult, First Consult subscriptions sold Nov.-Dec. go to medical relief organization building a hospital in Ethiopia
Philadelphia, November 18, 2011 – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that it will contribute to International Crisis Aid (ICA) through its “Pillars of Hope” campaign, providing medical assistance and support...
Nov 1, 2011
Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge Seeks Proposals to Further Access to Safe Water and Improved Sanitation
Winning Projects Highlighted in Water Research
London, 1 November 2011 - The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge was launched today, inviting submissions of innovative ideas to ensure safe water and improved sanitation for communities where access is at risk. The winning project will receive a prize of...
Oct 12, 2011
Leading health sciences publisher makes key Mosby, Saunders, Churchill Livingstone electronic titles freely available through UN developing world research access program
Amsterdam, NL October 12, 2011 - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that it is contributing an additional 950 electronic books to Research4Life, a public-private partnership working to achieve the UN’s...
Sep 29, 2011
Outstanding young biologists, chemists, physicists and mathematicians recognized across the developing world
Kuala Lumpur, September 29, 2011 – The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world and the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) announced today that they are recognizing eleven talented women scientists...
Aug 1, 2011
$1 for every medical textbook activated on Student Consult from August through November will go to International Medical Corps, dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs
Philadelphia, PA, August 1, 2011 – Elsevier,the world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that it will contribute to International Medical Corps through its ‘Act to Save a Life’ campaign, an initiative dedicated to...
Jul 19, 2011
London, 19 July, 2011 – The Research4Life partners today announced two winners in the “Access to Scientific Research Literature” global case study competition on how HINARI, AGORA, and/or OARE have impacted both work and communities. Dr. Arun Neopane a pediatrician...
Jun 1, 2011
Two projects bring water to communities in need
London, 1 June 2011 – The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge aims to encourage innovative ideas that improve access to safe and sustainable water supply for communities where it is presently at risk. The winner of the $50,000 first prize, announced...