TWAS awards female chemists and relaunches website

Chemistry class in the only school in Oman where boys and girls are taught together.

Five female chemists from the developing world will receive US$5,000 prizes this week (15 February) at a ceremony at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Chicago, United States.

The winners of the second Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World come from Indonesia, Jamaica, Nigeria, Uzbekistan and Yemen, according to TWAS (The World Academy of Sciences) which co-awards the prizes.

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