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Gulf University for Science and Technology Becomes the Second University

Education, Featured December 1, 2014 at 10:12

AACSB International (AACSB) announced today that Gulf University for Science and Technology has earned accreditation for its College of Business Administration, and is now the second university in Kuwait to […]

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Delegation of the Belarus Embassy Visits EIAST to Learn more about its Programs

Featured, Science November 27, 2014 at 06:14

Al Shaibani: “This visit offered an important opportunity to discuss comprehensive strategies and exchange experiences” [UAE, November 26, 2014] A delegation of the Belarus Embassy in the UAE visited the […]

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Preparations begun to set up the Abu Dhabi Plant Genetic Resources Centre

Featured, Science November 25, 2014 at 05:24

After the approval of its Board of Directors of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) to establish the Abu Dhabi Plant Genetic Resources Centre, preparations has begun to set […]

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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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