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Africa in the era of sustainable development

April 19th, 2017
Published under: Health & Innovation, News

A functional community health system is helping Africa achieve universal health coverage and other UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) Adolescent […]

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Cashews to combat mosquitoes? Top 5 proposals for the Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge

March 20th, 2017
Published under: News, Research in Developing Countries

  Nearly 700 proposals were submitted to this year’s Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge, jointly run by the […]

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What it means to be a woman in science in the developing world

March 20th, 2017
Published under: Diversity in STM, News

Five women receive the annual OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World last month at the […]

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Women engineers to receive awards for innovative research in developing countries

February 22nd, 2017
Published under: Diversity in STM, Media Coverage, News

Learn more about the Awards and how to participate on our dedicated page Finding a solution to a longstanding problem […]

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Imperial College London designs an invention space for disadvantaged teens

February 8th, 2017
Published under: Diversity in STM, News

For many teens, seeing a 3D printer build, layer by layer, the design they just completed on a nearby laptop […]

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Research without Borders: sharing expertise in Africa

January 13th, 2017
Published under: News

Sub-Saharan Africa’s population is equivalent to 12 percent of our global population, and the region is evolving rapidly. Between 2003 […]

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Free online course: “Integrating gender into your scientific research”

January 4th, 2017
Published under: Diversity in STM, Media Coverage, News

SciDev’s short course helps scientists maximize the quality and impact of their research Heart disease is now the leading killer […]

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Sustainability experts receive travel grants to provide training in developing countries

January 2nd, 2017
Published under: Diversity in STM, Health & Innovation, News, Technology for Development

New Elsevier Foundation-TWAS program sends Visiting Experts to train researchers in sustainability science By 2030, we will live in a […]

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Children peering into their futures – this is rocket science

December 5th, 2016
Published under: Diversity in STM, Media Coverage, News

Exploring science and health professions helps children in underprivileged neighborhoods expand possibilities Sumala Heinze still remembers the day she learned […]

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Elsevier and Doctors without Borders Partner to Help Tackle Africa’s Health Challenges

November 15th, 2016
Published under: Health & Innovation, Press Releases

The Elsevier Foundation provides a three-year $300,000 grant to MSF/Epicentre’s Niger Research Center Amsterdam, October 25, 2016 Elsevier, a world-leading provider […]

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