The Elsevier Foundation, OWSD and TWAS Call for 2014 Chemistry Award Nominations for Early Career Women Scientists in Developing Countries

April 10th, 2013

Research excellence nominations accepted through September 15 to support research, build capacity and inspire a new generation of women scientists in the developing world

Amsterdam, April 10, 2013  The Elsevier Foundation, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world announced today their call for award nominations for the 2014 Elsevier Foundation Awards recognizing talented early career women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. This year’s awards program will focus on chemistry. The five winning scientists will be celebrated for their research excellence, and receive a cash prize of US$5,000 in addition to a year’s complementary access to ScienceDirect and all-expenses paid attendance at the annual American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) conference in February 2014. Nominations will be accepted from April 10th through September 15, 2013. The award winners will be announced in February 2014 at the AAAS annual conference. Read the full press release