Post Tagged with: "Science"

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Local and global businesses back Qatar science and technology park’s biggest event of the year in Doha

Featured, Science October 17, 2014 at 09:44

  Qatar Foundation Member Reveals Line Up Of Global Sponsors For World Conference On Science Parks Hosted In The Arab World For First Time Qatar Foundation Research & Development’s Qatar […]

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Science must evolve or risk being marginalised

Featured, Science October 2, 2014 at 12:42

By: Elizabeth Rasekoala-SciDev.Net Advances in Africa’s technology sector offer lessons for science’s role in development, says Elizabeth Rasekoala. The discussions and declarations of the Seventh Conference of African Ministers in […]

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Research suffers under Islamic State

Featured, Science September 29, 2014 at 11:43

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 […]

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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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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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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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Is science journalism ignoring censorship?

Featured, Science May 20, 2014 at 11:45

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 […]

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Al Muzaini Exchange Company hails Golden Sponsorship of ‘Shaastrotsav’ Science & Technology Event a success

Featured, Science May 1, 2014 at 12:32

Al Muzaini Exchange Co, Kuwait’s leading exchange and Remittance Company, hailed its Golden sponsorship of the ‘Shaastrotsav’ Science & Technology event a great success. The recent event was organized by […]

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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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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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