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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

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

Elsevier Corporate Responsibility Intern Pay: 500 Euros p/month 5 days a week pro rata Duration:  Feb – July 2015 for 6 months Location: Amsterdam, Elsevier BV Head Office (Radarweg… 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

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

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

Photo essay spotlights Palestinian women in physics

June 10th, 2014

Dr. Kate Shaw is a particle physicist at the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy. Recently, she and freelance photographer Jack Owen of London embarked… Read more

Call for nominations: Elsevier Foundation Awards for Women Scientists in the Developing World

May 19th, 2014

This year’s awards will recognize early-career researchers in physics and mathematics The Elsevier Foundation Awards recognize excellence in research by early-career women scientists in Africa, the Middle East,… Read more

Nominations Open for 2015 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World

May 15th, 2014

Research excellence nominations for women mathematicians and physicists accepted through October 17, 2014 Amsterdam, May 15, 2014 The nomination period opened today for the Elsevier Foundation Awards for… Read more