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MBRF to organise 2nd Knowledge Conference 2015 with education, information technology, research as key pillars

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HE Jamal bin Huwaireb: Innovation will be main theme of the conference. The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) has announced that the second edition of the Knowledge Conference, to be held from December 7 to 9, 2015, at Grand Hyatt Dubai, will focus on innovation as its key theme. Expanding the topics and sessions from the highly successful ...

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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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First Corporate Patent Awarded to 3M Gulf

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Dubai – 3M , a science-based company that inspires creative collaboration, has awarded the first Gulf corporate patent to a senior technology application engineer from 3M Gulf . The achievement lines up with 3M ‘s vision to inspire its employees with creativity and innovation, fuelled by the company’s recently adopted new corporate identity approach – 3M Science. Applied to Life ...

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Northwestern University in Qatar and Doha Film Institute deepen ties with institutional partnership; announce plans for collaborative research on media industry in the Middle East

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First project under new strategic alliance builds on successful collaboration on the ‘Entertainment Media Use in the Middle East’ 2014 survey • Regional study to cover media production and distribution with intent to make findings easily accessible and useful to professionals in academy and industry alike Doha – Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) and the Doha Film Institute forged a ...

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Workshop highlights role of higher education and scientific research in building knowledge society

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MBRF and UNDP organise panel discussions in Amman in preparation for First Knowledge Conference 2015 Within the framework of its preparations for the First Knowledge Conference 2015, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF), in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), organised a workshop in Amman, which highlighted higher education and scientific research sector in the Arab world as ...

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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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Building Qatari research capacity for the future

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Six interns have been inducted into the latest cycle of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar’s (WCMC-Q) Biomedical Research Training Program for Nationals where they will learn a comprehensive range of scientific skills to help give their careers an early boost. The six-month program gives graduates the chance to gain hands-on work experience within WCMC-Q’s technically advanced laboratories and learn ...

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Research by 3 UAE universities reveals that investors value integrity over ideas

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A joint study UOWD, Zayed University and Emirates Aviation College reveals that global investors are more likely to invest in individuals with integrity, willpower, commitment and passion than those with a good business plan alone Dubai – A study by a team of researchers from three UAE universities has revealed that entrepreneurs who display integrity, willpower, commitment and passion are ...

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Qatar Foundation’s two decades of achievements secure thriving education, research and community development sectors for nation

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QF Celebrates 20 Years Of Excellence And Innovation That Have Benefited Qatar, The Region And The World All nations face the question of how to meet economic, social and technological change. Taking a proactive approach to its future, Qatar has set out a clear path for the transition from a carbon- to a knowledge-based economy through the Qatar National Vision ...

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NGOs urged to push for more firms to hand over data

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By Puneet Koliparra – SciDev.Net NGOs could play a pivotal role in shaping how the treasure-trove of data held securely by the private sector drives global development, a UN expert has said. Big data has a raft of potential development applications, from measuring outcomes of projects to predicting the spread of diseases. But at last month’s annual conference of Bond, ...

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