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12 women scientists announced as winners of Elsevier Foundation TWOWS Awards
Date:6/27/2010

Beijing, June 27th, 2010 The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS and TWOWS announced today that they are recognizing twelve talented women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean for their research excellence. The announcement was made at the Third World Organization for Women in Science (TWOWS) 4th General Assembly and International Conference, Women Scientists in a Changing World, hosted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in Beijing from 27-30 June 2010. Each winner will receive a cash prize of US$5,000.

Through a grant from the Elsevier Foundation, the TWOWS Awards for Young Women Scientists were expanded to cover three disciplines in each region Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Maths. The grant was made as part of The Elsevier Foundation New Scholar's program, which supports programs for women scholars during the early stages of demanding careers in science and technology. After a rigorous review by the four regional TWOWS committees, shortlisted candidates in each discipline were nominated and subsequently ranked by the regional vice presidents and Kaiser Jamil, the current TWOWS president. The twelve winners include:

Asia Biology ZENG, Fanyi China Shanghai Institute of Medical Genetics

Chemistry ORHAN, Ilkay Turkey Dept. of Pharmacognosy, Gazi University

Phys/Maths MAHADEVAN, P. India S,N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences

Africa Biology EKWENYE, Uchechi Nigeria Michael Okpara University of Agriculture

Chemistry EZEJIOFOR, N.A. Nigeria Dept. of Pharmacology, Abia State University Teaching Hospital

Phys/Maths STEENKAMP, C.M. S. Africa University of Stellenbosch

Arab R. Biology ABDEL-SALAM, Ghada Egypt National Research Centre

Chemistry ALSAKA, Lilyan Iraq Environmental & Pollution Control Research Centre

Phys/Maths ALI, Sakina F.A. Yemen Dept. of Physics, Sana'a University

LAC Biology AMEZCUA-ALLIERI, M.A.
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