Navigation Links
Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge shortlists 2012 projects
Date:6/12/2012

London, June 12, 2012 - The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge shortlist was announced today, highlighting five innovative ideas to provide sustainable access to safe water and sanitation. The winning project will be announced at the end of August at the annual World Water Week in Stockholm and featured in the Journal of Water Research. The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge winner will receive a prize of $50,000 with a second place prize of $25,000.

The projects provide a range of accessible and affordable solutions including: hygienic sanitation stations; sand dams to collect rainwater; a sanitation technology competition; iron-reinforced biosand filters; and green energy-transported water. Projects were evaluated by a team of reviewers and a panel of distinguished judges to identify the most replicable, scalable, sustainable and innovative solutions with practical applicability and the ability to engage a range of stakeholders and local communities.

Shortlisted candidates will be given access to relevant Reed Elsevier publications such as the Journal of Water Research in order to help them refine their original proposals by mid July. The panel of judges is comprised of academic and industry leaders in the fields of water and sanitation resources: Dr. Sarah Bell, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Engineering, University College London; Dr. Prasad Modak, Executive President of the Environmental Management Centre in India; Professor Gang Pan, Research Center for Eco-environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences; and Dr. Mark van Loosdrecht, Professor of Biochemical Engineering, Delft University of Technology.

The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge was launched in 2011 to contribute to the Water for Life Decade, established by the UN General Assembly between 2005 and 2015 to support the Millennium Development Goal to halve the number of people without access to safe drinking water and stop unsustainable e
'/>"/>

Contact: Ylann Schemm
y.schemm@elsevier.com
31-204-852-025
Elsevier
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Elsevier selected as new publisher of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
2. Elsevier launches new journal Algal Research
3. Environmental benefit of biofuels is overestimated, new study reveals
4. Wells Fargo fosters environmental conservation through University of Miamis RJD program
5. Tiny plants could cut costs, shrink environmental footprint
6. New museum-university partnership ushers in new era of environmental science education
7. Long-term research reveals causes and consequences of environmental change
8. Stomata development in plants unraveled -- a valuable discovery for environmental research
9. Increasing water scarcity in Californias Bay-Delta will necessitate trade-offs; hard decisions needed to balance various environmental risks
10. Environmental factors in Tiny Tims near fatal illness
11. Reproductive health providers should discuss environmental exposure risks with patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... water window? It consists of radiations in the 3.3 ... the water in biological tissues. New theoretical findings show ... the water window. These could be the basis of ... the biological samples or to be used in high-precision ... mechanism needed to efficiently generate the harmonic radiationswhich are ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Australian National University (ANU) team has successfully replicated one ... for biological systems powered by sunlight which could manufacture ... so is sunlight. It is an exciting prospect to ... and safely," said Dr Kastoori Hingorani, from the ARC ... Research School of Biology. , Hydrogen offers potential as ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... SALT LAKE CITY Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) ... mutated forms of the gene that encodes BCR-ABL, the ... (CML). According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 6,000 ... , Drugs already in use, called tyrosine kinase inhibitors ... disease. They do not cure CML but control it ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Water window imaging opportunity 2Water and sunlight the formula for sustainable fuel 2Blueprint for next generation of chronic myeloid leukemia treatment 2
... man is an island entire unto itself," but science ... colony of microscopic creatures. Every plant and animal species ... the early 20th century, scientists have argued what role ... of new species. A team of Vanderbilt biologists is ...
... A new University of Florida study shows cats ... in urban areas, prompting conservationists to urge pet owners ... challenge assumptions that urban areas are places of refuge ... important role in controlling insect pests and serving as ...
... of researchers co-led by a University of Minnesota scientist has ... threatens global wheat supplies and another that limits production of ... The sequencing of the genetic codes of wheat ... rust pathogen ( Melampsora larici-populina ) is expected to help ...
Cached Biology News:Could bacterial hitchhikers influence formation of new host species? 2UF study finds cats No. 1 predator to urban mockingbird nests 2UF study finds cats No. 1 predator to urban mockingbird nests 3Scientists sequence genomes of 2 major threats to American food and fuel 2
(Date:8/20/2014)... Livermore, California (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ... to develop and apply the most complete climate ... challenging and demanding climate change issues. , Eight ... combining forces with the National Center for Atmospheric ... in the new effort. Other participating national laboratories ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 2014 Not long ago, it was ... be performed late in the development cycle – even ... regulatory trends suggest that, like many things GxP, expectations ... recent years, multiple drug sponsors have been required by ... questions during phase I/II. It’s not only clinical trial ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... GraphDB™ 6.0 from ... the enterprise replication cluster, faster loading speeds, higher ... Elasticsearch. This release happens to coincide with a ... GraphDB™ was formerly known as OWLIM. ... enterprise resilient RDF triplestore will also benefit from ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Pa. , Aug. 19, 2014 A ... has been nominated for a Centers for Disease Control ... addressing a major public health concern. ... System, is one of a team of researchers nominated ... Charles C. Shepard Science Award for Data Methods and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:New Project Is the ACME of Addressing Climate Change 2New Project Is the ACME of Addressing Climate Change 3Are Extractable and Leachables going Phase-Appropriate? New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks 2Ontotext Improves Its RDF Triplestore, GraphDB™ 6.0: Enterprise Resilience, Faster Loading Speeds and Connectors to Full-Text Search Engines Top the List of Enhancements 2Ontotext Improves Its RDF Triplestore, GraphDB™ 6.0: Enterprise Resilience, Faster Loading Speeds and Connectors to Full-Text Search Engines Top the List of Enhancements 3Ontotext Improves Its RDF Triplestore, GraphDB™ 6.0: Enterprise Resilience, Faster Loading Speeds and Connectors to Full-Text Search Engines Top the List of Enhancements 4Geisinger investigator nominated for federal award 2Geisinger investigator nominated for federal award 3
... $80 million reduction in 2009 cash expenditures, SAN ... ) today announced a corporate restructuring that will,reduce its ... and reduce anticipated 2009 cash expenditures by more than ... the,Company,s business plan to be cash flow positive by ...
... - Conference Call Today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time ... MDVN ) today reported on its corporate progress ... "The third quarter represented another quarter of significant,achievement ... our partnering,agreement with Pfizer for Dimebon. This collaboration not ...
... Azur Pharma Limited ("Azur") today,announced that ... develop and,commercialise once-daily formulations of clozapine using ... delivery technologies, including,its NanoCrystal(r) technology., Clozapine ... Azur,s proprietary orally disintegrating tablet brand,FazaClo(r). Clozapine ...
Cached Biology Technology:Amylin Pharmaceuticals Announces Strategic Restructuring and Workforce Reduction 2Amylin Pharmaceuticals Announces Strategic Restructuring and Workforce Reduction 3Medivation Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 2Medivation Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 3Medivation Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 4Medivation Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 5Medivation Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 6Medivation Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 7Medivation Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 8Azur Pharma and Elan Corporation (NYSE: ELN) Sign Agreement to Develop a Once-Daily Clozapine 2
... Effectively condenses and traps a wide variety ... vacuum pump oil. Easy-to-use glass condensation flask (GCF400) ... self contained jar for easy draining. Rapid cooling ... remove glass flask for quick solvent changes ...
... Analysis Note: Protein determined by Biuret ... 25 mM Tris-HCl, pH 7.6, 1 mM ... 2 Preparation Unit Definition: One unit ... per minute at pH 9.8 at 37 ...
Immulon 2 HB 1x8 Strip assembled, C-bottom; high binding irradiated surface to provide increased binding affinity for hydrophilic proteins and complexes....
Immulon 2HB, Flat Bottom, 50/Bx; high binding irradiated surface to provide increased binding affinity for hydrophilic proteins and complexes....
Biology Products: