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First prize winner Prajwal Rabhindari, President of the Research Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology (RIBB) in Nepal, and second prize winner Dr. Alessio Adamiano, a researcher at the Italian National Research Council (CNR), pose with their awards.

Guava leaves as preservatives, fish bones as fertilizer — creative ideas for a sustainable future

May 18th, 2018
Published under: Media Coverage, News, Research in Developing Countries

Winners of the 2018 Elsevier Foundation Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge address food security challenges From the peaks of Nepal […]

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Antibiotics resistance in Africa need urgent attention

March 22nd, 2018
Published under: Health & Innovation, News

The rising threat of antibiotics resistance in the Sub-Saharan Africa region is making interventions at policy and medical levels urgent, scientists say. […]

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This scientist has made a career of confronting failures

March 9th, 2018
Published under: Diversity in STM, News

As an environmental researcher, Dr. Dawn Fox of Guyana finds ways to turn “trash into treasure” – literally and figuratively […]

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New in disaster science: using machine learning and maps to see who’s vulnerable

March 1st, 2018
Published under: News, Technology for Development

DataKind partners with World Bank to help developing countries reduce their vulnerability to natural hazards and climate changeNatural disasters are […]

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These are the 2018 winners of the OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World. Learn more about them here – and meet them at AAAS.

Elsevier at #AAASmtg: live updates with Women in Science winners

February 23rd, 2018
Published under: Diversity in STM, Multimedia Center

AUSTIN, Texas — They’ve journeyed halfway around the globe to world’s largest science conference, and now – jet lag aside – […]

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Five women scientists in developing countries win 2018 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards

February 15th, 2018
Published under: Diversity in STM, News, Press Releases

  Early-career researchers living and working in Bangladesh, Cameroon, Ecuador, Guyana, and Indonesia have been recognized for their work in […]

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Visiting Experts conduct sustainability research in developing countries

January 9th, 2018
Published under: News, Research in Developing Countries

Dr. Mirabbos Hojamberdiev, a senior researcher in the Department of Natural and Mathematical Sciences at Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent, […]

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Makerspace creates tech opportunities for young people

December 18th, 2017
Published under: Diversity in STM, News

A bag to prevent backpain. A speaker that cools your drinks. A drone that delivers emergency supplies. Trainers that play […]

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How data scientists are tackling hunger and social change

December 7th, 2017
Published under: News, Technology for Development

You can’t feed the world with data – or can you? For an organization like FareShare, data can be a vital […]

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#DataDive UK: Follow data scientists and developers in a hackathon for charities

November 25th, 2017
Published under: News, Technology for Development

Elsevier Foundation joins DataKind, ONE Campaign, FareShare and Christian Aid to use data for tackling poverty and justice, climate change […]

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