Designing a career ladder for women postdocs in science

September 17th, 2014

How to improve the leadership balance of women in science is a much debated area. Of the world’s researchers, just 30 percent are women, according to the UNESCO Institute… Read more

Ylann Schemm Publishers for Development Presentation

Seed Grants for Research Capacity: The Elsevier Foundation at Publishers for Development

August 14th, 2014

Since 2007, the Elsevier Foundation has worked to build research infrastructure and capacity through annual grants to libraries in developing countries. Projects have tackled everything from preserving unique… Read more

New initiatives offer child-care solutions to traveling scientists

August 14th, 2014

In August, Elizabeth Pain of Science Careers covered critical role that childcare plays in boosting professional visibility for both female and male scientists. Dealing with children while attending conferences… Read more

Elsevier Foundation Grants

Against All Odds: Women in Developing Countries Succeed in STEM Fields

August 5th, 2014

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 &… Read more

The Science of Team Science

July 28th, 2014

Two dozen University of California scholars gathered at UCSB to learn how to facilitate collaborative research Team science — collaborative, interdisciplinary research — has become increasingly central in… Read more

2015 Internship @ Elsevier Foundation

July 15th, 2014

This application is now closed Elsevier Corporate Responsibility Intern Pay: 500 Euros p/month 5 days a week pro rata Duration:  Feb – July 2015 for 6 months Location: Amsterdam,… Read more

Gender Summit Ylann Schemm Interview

Gender Summit 4 – Europe 2014, From Ideas to Markets

July 1st, 2014

In June, Ylann Schemm, head of Elsevier’s Corporate Responsibility program, attended the Gender Summit 4 - Europe 2014, From Ideas to Markets: Excellence in mainstreaming gender into research, innovation, and policy…. Read more

Re “Women Quit Jobs in Peak Years, Setback for Them and Economy”

June 25th, 2014

To the Editor of the New York Times, Re:  “Women Quit Jobs in Peak Years, Setback for Them and Economy” (front page, June 23): The work-life balance challenge… Read more

Library for Safe Seafaring

Mariners System accepts Elsevier Foundation’s grant of Library for Safe Seafaring

June 25th, 2014

Canaman, Camarines Sur – The contractor which refurbished and converted the Mariners’ facility into a state-of-the-art and innovative Library for Safe Seafaring (L4SS) at the campus of Mariners Polytechnic… Read more

African Digital Libraries Support Network

National Digital Repository Building Project kick-off meeting Conducted in Addis Ababa

June 24th, 2014

The “Towards the Collaborative Repository for Ethiopian Academic and Research Institutions” project (TCRE), supported by an Elsevier Foundation grant, “Innovative Libraries Programme”, was officially launched in Addis Ababa,… Read more