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Advancing an African medical library into the digital age

March 31st, 2014

In August 2013, a team of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine visited the University of Malawi College of Medicine in Blantyre, Malawi, to assess the… Read more

New Award Recognises Brilliant Women Scientists in the Developing World

February 27th, 2014

The number of women in science, technology and innovation in the world’s leading economies is alarmingly low and actually on the decline in several, including the U.S. Women… Read more

Sexism plagues major chemistry conference: Boycott emerges amid growing outrage

February 20th, 2014

“Janet Koster, executive director and CEO of the Association for Women in Science, said of the uproar over the conference, “As we say at AWIS, you are probably… Read more

Awards Honor Five Early-Career Women Chemists Studying Medicinal Properties of Natural Compounds in Developing Regions

February 19th, 2014

An award ceremony at the AAAS Annual Meeting celebrated the accomplishments of early-career women scientists in the developing world, but a symposium the next day highlighted the challenges… Read more

‘Networking on steroids’ for newly relocated

February 18th, 2014

Tech Valley Connect, a North Greenbush nonprofit group that helps newly relocated families settle into the area, has been so successful that the National Science Foundation is looking… Read more

Women chemists from developing countries honored for research of natural medicinal compounds

February 18th, 2014

Chicago — Five chemists were presented with the Elsevier Foundation Award for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for research that looks to nature for ways… Read more

Five Female Chemists Win TWAS Awards

February 18th, 2014

AsianScientist (Feb. 18, 2014) – Five female chemists from the developing world have received US$5,000 prizes at a ceremony at the annual meeting of the American Association for… Read more

New York Professor Awarded Grant to Motivate Women to Pursue Science

February 17th, 2014

Dr. Preethi Radhakrishnan, an assistant professor of biology at LaGuardia Community College, was awarded a $30,000 grant from the Elsevier Foundation to develop The City University of New… Read more

UI Scientists Bag International Awards

February 17th, 2014

Dr Taiwo Olayemi  Elufioye of the Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ibadan has won the 2014 Elsevier Foundation Award, among four other women and that… Read more

Chemists receive prize for women in science

February 15th, 2014

Early-career women scientists from developing countries honoured for research into the medicinal properties of natural compounds Five chemists were honored on 15 February with Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career… Read more