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Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP) has joined the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC), based in Washington, D. C. Dr. Thomas Zacharia, Executive Vice President, Research and Development, Qatar Foundation and Chairman of the QSTP Board, has been named to the GFCC Board (www.thegfcc.org/board-members). Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation ‘s Research and Development (QF R&D), was created to help develop Qatar’s ‘post-carbon economy’ by encouraging companies and research institutes to create intellectual property and commercialise their technology in Qatar

Featured, Science September 3, 2014 at 09:30

Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP) has joined the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC), based in Washington, D. C. Dr. Thomas Zacharia, Executive Vice President, Research and Development, Qatar […]

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2014 CSE Research on Sustainability Reporting in the Middle East Region

Business, Featured, Research September 1, 2014 at 11:30

Mapping the current situation in Middle East regarding the use of GRI, External Assurance and Strategies The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) recently conducted research to observe the emerging […]

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Masdar Institute and TU Dresden Present 20 Technical Papers on 3D Stacks of Integrated Chips in Dresden

Featured, Science August 25, 2014 at 12:57

Researchers from Both Institutions Exchange Technical Knowhow and Assess Work Progress Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, and […]

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Abdullah Al Mahra, Director of RTA Administrative Services

RTA promotes employees health awareness education

Featured, Government, Healthcare August 1, 2014 at 11:35

The move is made as part of Health Pulses initiative Roads & Transport Authority – Manal Khaled: The Administrative Services Division, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has organized a campaign […]

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Local communities ‘sidelined’ in development research

Featured, Science July 25, 2014 at 09:07

By Jan Piotrowski – SciDev.Net Development research remains far too academic and disconnected, with a “minuscule fraction” ever reaching local communities in a useable form, experts say. The research community […]

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QNRF awards scientific proposals from Qatar university

Education, Featured, Science July 24, 2014 at 09:15

Two Qatar University research proposals are awarded funding for research in ICT and medical sciences Doha, Qatar: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a centre of Qatar Foundation Research and Development […]

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Global Forum for innovations in agriculture launches call for innovations

Agriculture, Featured, Innovation July 16, 2014 at 11:39

Submissions for 2015 event open to all applicants – deadline 31 August 2014 The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA), the world’s most influential event for the future of […]

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Q&A: Jeffrey Sachs on why the SDGs are big on science

Featured, Science July 8, 2014 at 14:28

By Yojana Sharma – SciDev.Net On Monday, the UN secretary-general will present the annual Millennium Development Goals Report, which assesses global and regional progress towards the goals, even as a […]

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King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz

T4EDU Math and Science Teacher Development Programme expected to have positive impact on math and science education in Saudi Arabia

Education, Featured, Science June 19, 2014 at 09:48

Training begins for first cohort of Saudi ‘Master’ educators Mathematics and science education should see notable improvements as a result of new teacher training initiatives being rolled out in the […]

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Sustainability in Water Technologies to help combat the GCC Water Crisis

Technologies like hybrid desalination and recycled produced water will help suffice the increasing water demands Ensuring water security for sustenance and growth has been a constant challenge for the Gulf […]

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