Sunday , 9 December 2018

Research

HBKU Holds Education City’s First PhD Defense

The College of Science and Engineering celebrates the achievements of its students A new milestone in the two decades of Qatar Foundation (QF) for Education, Science and Community Development history was achieved when Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) College of Science and Engineering (CSE) hosted Education City’s first-ever PhD thesis defense session. The momentous event comes ahead of HBKU’s schedule …

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Libya: Training of Trainers Workshop for Capacity Building on Hinari Access to Research for Health Programme

The workshop aims to empower the registered institutions to access the data according to the scientific guidelines which will help the academicians and researchers to make effective use of information On 19 February 2018, World Health Organization with financial support from the European Union started five day capacity building on HINARI Access to Research for Health Programme: Training Workshop, “Training …

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MeRck KGaA marks the launch of Merck Foundation during the Fourth edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary in Cairo, Egypt

More than 450 African healthcare providers, policy makers and researchers from Africa and Asia benefit from several educational and social development sessions Fourth Luminary held in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Egypt brings together African and Asian countries from 24th – 25th October 2017 in Cairo, Egypt to contribute towards building healthcare capacity. “Merck …

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Sidra Medical and Research Centre names Chief Learning Officer

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) today announced the appointment of Dr. Kholode Al-Obaidli as its Chief Learning Officer (CLO). Commenting on the appointment, Chief Executive Officer Peter Morris said: “We are very pleased to appoint Dr. Al-Obaidli as our Chief Learning Officer. Her appointment comes at the right time for Sidra. We are moving forward at great pace, as …

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RSA Research: 75% of Organizations are at Significant Risk of Cyber Incidents

Detrimental Reliance on Perimeter Defense is Thwarting Growth in Incident Response. STORY HIGHLIGHTS For the second straight year, 75% of survey respondents have a significant cybersecurity risk exposure Half of those surveyed assess their incident response capabilities as either “ad hoc” or “nonexistent” Government and Energy ranked lowest among industries in cyber preparedness Americas continue to rank themselves behind both …

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DEWA releases tender for 3D-printed R&D Laboratories at Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has released an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the construction of 3D-printed Laboratories, to conduct research on drones and 3D-printing technologies, at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site project in the world. The Solar Park will generate 1,000 megawatts (MW) by 2020 and 5,000MW by 2030. The …

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Zayed University signs MoU with Diglossia for field-testing and research collaboration

The MoU aims to test vocabulary level for students and highlight the critical importance of its acquisition. With the UAE’s declaration of 2016 as the Reading Year, Zayed University and Diglossia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Zayed University in Dubai campus in the presence of Dr Marilyn Roberts, Acting Provost at Zayed University , and Diglossia’s Co-Founder and …

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How to reach a wider audience for your research

By – Juan Pablo Alperin – Alessandra Bordini – SciDev.Net In today’s age of knowledge abundance, the scholarly community is turning its attention to the use of social media channels and other online platforms. Scholars have been increasingly integrating these tools into their everyday work, creating enormous potential to capture the digital traces of their research. Not surprisingly, then, in …

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Workshops finds qatar foundation’s research leadership programme a unique investment towards achieving national vision

Alumni Discuss Future Opportunities For Innovate Science And Research Initiative. Senior officials from Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D) hosted a workshop recently to discuss past experiences and future opportunities for the Qatar Research Leadership Program (QRLP). The workshop was a great opportunity for QRLP alumni, directors, and managers from different research offices and centres to share their insights. …

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BMJ to support KSA’s medical researchers in developing research skills

Senior BMJ editor to visit region to assist researchers in publishing work. BMJ, one of the world’s leading healthcare knowledge providers, will visit doctors, students and researchers across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) from October 12 to 17, 2015 to help them develop their research skills and learn how to write papers that can get published in top journals. …

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