EF Award winners 2015

5 biologists to receive Elsevier Foundation Awards for Women in Science at #AAASmtg

February 10th, 2016

Annual award recognizes early-career researchers from developing countries In recognition of research with strong potential for health and economic benefits, five researchers have been named winners of the… Read more


A grant to power sustainability science

February 8th, 2016

The Elsevier Foundation and TWAS are teaming up to begin a new, four-year programme for collaboration among researchers on scientific research for a sustainable future.   To help… Read more


Elsevier Foundation contributes $1 million USD in improving health information, research in developing countries, diversity in STM, and nursing education

February 2nd, 2016

 New programs address Sustainability Development Goals Amsterdam, February 1, 2016 – The Elsevier Foundation has launched a series of new programs to improve health information delivery, research ecosystems… Read more


Elsevier Foundation’s new programs support STEM diversity and developing country partnerships

February 1st, 2016

Partnerships will focus on innovation in health information, research ecosystems, and nurse faculty leadership The Elsevier Foundation has launched a series of partnerships in the fields of health… Read more


Bridging the North-South divide in sustainability

February 1st, 2016

Elsevier Foundation launches program with TWAS, the World Academy of Sciences, for North-South collaboration in sustainability science From the invention of penicillin to the development of the Internet,… Read more


The importance of working together

January 14th, 2016

Saving children’s lives. Advancing the careers of women. Building business networks to support innovation. At the TWAS General Meeting, partner organizations offered a vision of how they work… Read more


New guidebook aims to help female postdocs

October 15th, 2015

It’s no secret that women pursuing careers in science face various challenges, and those related to having children can be particularly pronounced for female postdocs. To help address… Read more

A pupil at Kilindi Nungwi Primary School in Unguja reads aloud to his class. (Photo by Ashleigh Brown of Book Aid International)

Thinking inside the box

October 9th, 2015

Portable libraries are bringing books – and a love for reading – to remote communities in Zanzibar and beyond In the isolated village of Unguja, Zanzibar, Kilindi Nungwi… Read more

Nurses on the set of the view in advance of the live show. (Photo via Larry Slater, PhD, RN, CCRN @LZSlater on Twitter)

Nurses unite on The View

September 24th, 2015

In response to disparaging comments on the TV show, nurses will “show their stethoscopes” and the true work of the nursing profession Dozens of nurses from the New… Read more

PEI and EF

Partner spotlight: Elsevier by Planet Earth Institute

September 23rd, 2015

Planet Earth Institute interviewed Ylann Schemm, Elsevier Foundation’s Program Director.   We are very proud to partner with Elsevier, the world’s leading provider of science and health information,… Read more