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

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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

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and DEWA President

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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India’s Prime Minister Modi Visits Masdar

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The Prime Minister of India, H.E. Narendra Modi, and a delegation of senior government officials today visited Masdar . The delegation also toured Masdar City , one of the world’s most sustainable urban developments, and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in a visit that underscores the UAE and India’s shared commitment to developing and adopting renewable energy and …

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National Vision Scholars undertake research at Texas A&M at Qatar

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Maersk Oil sponsors Summer Engineering Academy for top Qatari students. DOHA, Qatar — Twenty-three exceptional Qatari students have been named National Vision Scholars in the inaugural Summer Engineering Academy (SEA), an elite, 10-day academic enrichment program at Texas A&M University at Qatar . SEA, which runs from 28 June through 9 July, is designed for academically outstanding Qatari students who …

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Masdar Institute Faculty Win National Research Foundation Grants to Advance UAE’s Innovation Goals

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Two Masdar Institute Faculty Members Win Prestigious Grant Supporting Innovative Research to Help UAE Produce More Solar Energy and Fresh Water. The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, announced that two of its faculty members have received the University-Industry Research Collaboration Award (U-IRCA) from the National Research Foundation …

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Middlesex University Dubai To Hold Third National Conference Of Applied Psychological Research In The UAE

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The Psychology Department of Middlesex University Dubai is pleased to announce the Third National Conference of Applied Psychological Research in UAE on March 19, 2015. This Conference will offer the opportunity to interested researchers in the field to present, share, and discuss topics of current Psychological research. Speakers will present cutting-edge findings covering topics addressing diverse areas within the discipline. …

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