Wednesday , 19 December 2018

Education

Texas A&M at Qatar to host World Congress on Engineering Education 2013

  Global engineering education congress to take place in January 2013. DOHA, Qatar – Texas A&M University at Qatar has announced that it will host the World Congress on Engineering Education 2013 (WCEE 2013) from 7 – 9 Jan. 2013. The congress will provide a forum for researchers, engineers and academics from all over the world to present and disseminate …

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Sheikh Nahayan: Women can lead other people toward worthy goals

His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of the Higher Colleges, delivered the keynote address today at the last day of Insight Dubai International Conference 2012, hosted and organized by Dubai Women’s College (DWC). Sheikh Nahayan addressed a diverse audience of 130 students from 30 countries along with Dr. Tayeb Kamali, Vice …

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Protection of vital information assets to be explored at cyber security workshop

Abu Dhabi, March 21, 2012: The importance of safeguarding vital corporate and personal information will be scrutinized at today’s inaugural HCT-VCU cyber security workshop, held at the CERT Technology Park Abu Dhabi. The one-day workshop, entitled Cyber Security: Meeting the Challenge, is jointly hosted by the UAE’s largest higher education institution, the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), and the Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of …

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Qatar Foundation-F.C. Barcelona partnership channels launched in main social media

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development has launched new social media channels focused on its partnership with FC Barcelona to engage directly with followers and fans. The official channels in Facebook and Twitter aim to raise awareness about the two organizations and bring their fans the shared values and the joint programs that underpin their partnership. The initial campaigns …

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Qatar is investing $125 billion on construction & energy projects

10 Smart cities projects already underway The Qatari government driven by its Vision 2030 plan, has committed over US$140 billion for investment, infrastructure and expansion in a wide range of sectors, including energy, health, education, transport, infrastructure and tourism.  The government recently announced a US$125bn spending plan for construction and energy projects. This includes spending for the 2022 World Cup …

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Arab researchers welcome online research database

[AMMAN] Scientists in the Arabic-speaking world have welcomed the launch of a subscription service by an online academic database of scientific and intellectual research in the region. The database, called E-Marefa, was launched last month (9 January) and is being overseen by the Jordan-based firm Knowledge World Company for Digital Content. It aims to provide Arab companies and scientists access to research …

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Biotech incubator launched for Arab researchers

Veterinary medicine will be one of the fields to benefit from the incubator Flickr-US National Archives [ABU DHABI] A biotechnology incubator aimed at supporting Arab researchers has been established following the signing earlier this month (13 February) of a two-year agreement between Abu Dhabi University and the medical research and product development company AccuVis Bio. The incubator, a first for …

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Qatar awards spur growth of ‘a culture of science’

[DOHA] The Qatar Foundation has honoured 15 research projects at its second Annual Research Forum for excellence in pioneering innovative scientific research last month (23 November).

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Egypt’s science city to spawn national research network

[CAIRO] Egypt is to establish a network of universities and research centres that will collaborate with the country’s planned US$2 billion science city, which is scheduled to open its doors to students in September 2012.

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Socio-Economic Reintegration of Marginalized Moroccan Youth

An Internatinal Organisation of Migration (IOM) programme seeking to tackle the pressing socio-economic reintegration needs of underprivileged and at-risk young people in the northern Moroccan cities of Tangier and Tétouan has assisted more than 9,000 vulnerable individuals over the past year.

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