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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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TWAS-Elsevier award honours sustainability research

October 18th, 2017
Published under: News, Research in Developing Countries, Technology for Development

Climate change has been a growing challenge for many of people living around Lake Turkana in northern Kenya. Hundreds of […]

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Green and sustainable chemistry: an industry in need of a story

July 18th, 2017
Published under: News, Research in Developing Countries

Industry leaders weigh in on the future of green and sustainable chemistry and how to tell the public about it […]

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Firsts in African health research: spotlight on Dr. Lucinda Manda Taylor

July 3rd, 2017
Published under: News, Research in Developing Countries

One of the first female editors of the African Journal Partnership Program reflects on the challenges and milestones Dr. Lucinda […]

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Contest aims to boost innovation in sustainability research

July 3rd, 2017
Published under: News, Research in Developing Countries

TWAS-Elsevier Foundation Sustainability Case Studies Competition announces its 2017 winners, who are all from Africa How do we empower young […]

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NPR features Elsevier Foundation winner as world’s most “unstoppable scientist”

June 23rd, 2017
Published under: Diversity in STM, News

Dr. Eqbal Dauqan became a refugee after winning the 2014 Elsevier Foundation Award for Women Scientists in the Developing World […]

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Celebrating one librarian’s commitment to global health

June 22nd, 2017
Published under: Media Coverage, News

University of Michigan’s global health informationist Gurpreet Rana wins the MLA’s T. Mark Hodges International Service Award When the Ebola […]

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In higher ed, it’s not enough to “fix the numbers” of women in STEM

June 20th, 2017
Published under: Diversity in STM, News

GenderInSITE-Elsevier Foundation workshop explored the challenges of integrating the gender dimension into STEM higher education In most countries, women are […]

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