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Welcome to OWSD

OWSD, formerly TWOWS, is the first international forum uniting women scientists from the developing and developed worlds with the objective of strengthening their role in the development process and promoting their representation in scientific and technological leadership.

2015 Call for applications for the OWSD fellowships

Deadline for submission of applications: 31 May 2015

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Women scientists from developing countries receive Elsevier awards

Five early career physicists and mathematicians from Nigeria, Sudan and Vietnam are winners of the 2015 Elsevier Foundation Awards, co-organized by OWSD and TWAS.

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Mexico Conference cancelled

We regret to inform you that the Mexico conference, first scheduled for September 2014 and then postponed until February 2015, has now been cancelled by the local organisers due to continued concerns about the Ebola outbreak.

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Farida Habib Shah, OWSD Vice President

Farida Habib Shah, OWSD Vice President

It is with great sadness that we inform all OWSD members and friends of OWSD that Farida Habib Shah died on 1 November after a short illness.

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