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

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

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

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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Dubai Expo 2020 and Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research Host Second Thematic Workshop with UAE Scholars

Dubai World’s Fair team gathers academic community to exploreExpo 2020 theme assumptions, research and education activities Dubai – At the invitation of Dubai Expo 2020 and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research , UAE academics and researchers were hosted by Zayed University to share their initial reactions and opinions on the Expo’s subthemes – Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability …

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Qatar foundation annual research conference to deliver powerful programme at flagship event addressing qatar’s grand challenges

ARC Announces Agenda For Second Day Of Research Conference Qatar Foundation ‘s Annual Research Conference (ARC’14) will host keynote lectures, powerful debates, and presentations relating to Qatar’s most pressing research priorities on the second day of the annual flagship event in Doha. The conference takes place on 18 and 19 November at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) and aims to …

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Qatar foundation’s flagship research conference (ARC’14) calls on local research expertise to attend annual event addressing qatar’s grand challenges

Four Weeks To Go For Key Forum Attracting Leading Science And Research Experts Qatar Foundation’s Annual Research Conference (ARC’14) is calling on the local science and research community to help address Qatar’s Grand Challenges by participating at the milestone event next month. With less than a month before the conference, held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint …

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Education and research are key to unlock human potential, experts say on day 3 of International Association of Science Parks Conference in Qatar

Qatar Foundation Research & Development’s Qatar Science & Technology Park Hosts Premier Event In Capital City Doha High-level government and private sector officials stressed the critical importance of universities and science parks as ‘knowledge creators’ on day three of the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation World Conference (IASP 2014 Doha) taking place in Qatar this week. …

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Texas A&M University at Qatar research could lead to safer, greener wells

A research project led by a Texas A&M University at Qatar petroleum engineering faculty member could lead to safer, more environmentally friendly wells for the oil and gas industry. Dr. Mahmood Amani, associate professor in the Petroleum Engineering Program, says that a new testing procedure he and his colleagues developed could help the petroleum industry ensure the safety of their …

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Research suffers under Islamic State

The takeover of large parts of northern Iraq by the Islamic State (IS), formerly known as ISIS, has grinded research and education in these areas to a near halt, further broadening the scientific knowledge gap between Iraq and the rest of the world. The University of Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq, has been closed since IS took over …

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Is science journalism ignoring censorship?

By Nick Ishmael Perkins – SciDev.Net World Press Freedom Day was observed on 3 May as usual this year. It marks one of the handful of moral absolutes in our civilisation: the desire for journalists to hold the powerful to account and document current events. But it also presents an opportunity for media professionals to reflect on their practice. Two …

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