The Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World recognize excellence in research achieved by scientists in developing countries. We hold the awards in partnership with the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS).
The 2015 awards, presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in San Jose, California (http://www.aaas.org/AM2015
), honored five researchers physicists and mathematicians from Nigeria, Sudan and Vietnam.
The prize includes USD $5,000 and all-expenses paid attendance at the 2015 AAAS Annual Meeting. In addition, this year the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), based in Trieste, Italy, is offering each of the winners free attendance and accommodation at one of ICTP's renowned workshops or conferences.
In 2016, the awards will be selected in the fields of Biological Sciences: agriculture, biology, and medicine. Nominations (https://owsd.ictp.it/
) will be accepted from June 1st through September 1st, 2015.
Learn more about the 2015 winners: http://www.elsevier.com/con...
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