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Teaching and learning with African scientists

August 26th, 2015

As an editor, finding hidden gems requires dedication and collaboration, no matter where you are Like many people, I had never heard of tanzanite until I saw it… Read more

Scientific publishing in Tanzania: a ‘safi sana’ journey

Scientific publishing in Tanzania: a ‘safi sana’ journey

July 30th, 2015

Tanzanian scientists are passionate about research despite lack of funding and encounters with predatory journals Scientists “John” and “Michael” are working hard to become internationally recognized scholars, but… Read more


Access to research helps health professionals treat patients in low-income countries

June 30th, 2015

Research4Life’s HINARI program awarded Medical Library Association medal It’s 2003, and a 7-month pregnant woman is living in the bus terminal in Lusaka, Zambia. She cannot afford medical… Read more

Eliizabeth Pollitzer PhD

Beyond #TimHunt — ignoring gender in science is also costly and harmful

June 17th, 2015

Gender Summit Asia-Pacific will explore why diversity is essential to science and society Scientists and journalists were shocked last week by Nobel Laureate Sir Tim Hunt’s comments at… Read more

Nominations for excellence in research in the field of biological sciences are accepted through September 1, 2015

June 17th, 2015

Amsterdam, June 4, 2015 – Nominations opened today for the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, a high-profile honor for scientific and career… Read more

Nominations open for 2016

Nominations open for Elsevier Foundation Awards for women in biological sciences

June 11th, 2015

Watch a video of this year’s winners, and find out how to nominate researchers for 2016 The Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World… Read more

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Gender Summit (#GS4EU) will explore Europe’s new plan for gender equity in science

June 11th, 2015

Gender is now a criterion for grant funding in the new EU Framework Programme: Horizon 2020 Society today faces many challenges that require imaginative and sustainable solutions, so… Read more

Cambridge University summit

What does gender equality mean for women researchers in the 21st century?

June 11th, 2015

Cambridge University summit highlights challenges in chasing the still-elusive goals of equal representation and equal pay The theme of gender inequality seems to evoke a certain sense of… Read more

Geraldine Lovell on Changuu Island

Spinning webs of knowledge in Tanzania

March 18th, 2015

Volunteers travel to Tanzania to give workshops for our Publishers Without Boarders project   An old Ethiopian proverb is inscribed on the wall outside the Addis restaurant in… Read more

Dr. Dang Thi Oanh, Vietnam

Vietnamese Mathematician Wins Elsevier Foundation Award

February 25th, 2015

Yesterday the Asian Scientist Magazine published an article on its Newsroom about this years “Elsevier Foundation Awards for Women in Science in the Developing World” with particular focus on… Read more