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Qatar: HMC holds continuing education symposium

Featured, Healthcare April 8, 2014 at 11:14

Healthcare professionals from around the world gathered at the 1st AHS Continuing Education Symposium. Hamad Medical Corporation ( HMC ) in collaboration with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has […]

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Can visiting science centres boost science literacy?

Education, Featured, Science March 31, 2014 at 14:00

By Luisa Massarani The expectations that hands-on science centres can increase people’s engagement with science and technology have been the motivation for creating many science centres around the world. But […]

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Dr M. Hamed Farooqi, director and consultant endocrinologist at the Dubai Diabetes Center

Dubai Diabetes Centre holds workshop to educate medical professionals about technological advances in diabetes management

Featured, Healthcare March 21, 2014 at 14:01

The Dubai Diabetes Centre recently held a two-day workshop to educate medical professionals from the DHA about the recent advances in blood glucose monitoring and insulin administration for people with […]

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Children need active learning to master new, vital skills

Children need active learning to master new, vital skills

Education, Featured, Science March 19, 2014 at 09:30

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/Debbie Mccallum By Pierre Lena – SciDev.Net Pilot projects are paving the way for a science education ‘revolution’ to nurture reasoning skills, says Pierre Léna. For about […]

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ESOMAR Spotlights What’s Next For Big Data

Featured, ICT, Research March 14, 2014 at 07:24

Experts from Kuwait, UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Lebanon, Pakistan, Iraq and Iran gathered to speak to more than 150 delegates at the two day ESOMAR’s Best of MENAP 2014 […]

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Scientists call for tougher treaty to protect the deep ocean

Featured, Science March 5, 2014 at 01:33

By Nick Kennedy – Sci.Dev.Net A new international agreement is needed to police the exploitation of the deep ocean because of the rising threats of deep-sea mining and bottom trawling […]

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GE Joins Pearl Initiative in Bid to Strengthen Pipeline of Female Talent in GCC

Featured, Research February 25, 2014 at 11:00

GE, an advanced technology, services and capital company dedicated to innovation in the areas of energy, health, transportation and infrastructure has joined the Pearl Initiative, a not-for-profit organisation that seeks […]

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Young scientists neglected in developing world

Featured, Science, Youth February 24, 2014 at 12:34

By Rehab Abd Almohsen A lack of resources, training and funding opportunities are the most cited obstacles facing young researchers in the developing world, according to a survey by the […]

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Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar

The Challenge returns to test the fitness of Qatar’s students

Education, Featured, Healthcare February 20, 2014 at 15:00

Excitement is mounting among middle school children with the approach of The Challenge, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar’s (WCMC-Q) physical fitness contest for schools. The Challenge is part of […]

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Students and Experts Unveil Pioneering Computer Science Applications to Offer Real-life Solutions

Students and Experts Unveil Pioneering Computer Science Applications to Offer Real-life Solutions

Apps, Featured, Healthcare February 19, 2014 at 06:18

MedCare, a digital nurse application designed to remind the elderly about their medical intake, while also providing their emergency contacts with life-saving information for potential health problems, was ranked first […]

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