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Masdar Institute Graduate and YFEL Member Presents Details of Research Project on Waste Management at Rio+20 Summit in Brazil

  UAE National Graduate Rasha Abd Rabu Also Speaks at Women Leaders’ Forum at Rio Rio de Janeiro-Brazil/Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 June, 2012 – Biodiesel produced from waste cooking oil (WCO) will help establish world class waste management systems, providing a platform for sustainable resource consumption. More importantly, it can bring down the five-to-six million tons of waste oil produced annually …

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Abu Dhabi University delegation attends 5th Global University Summit

Abu Dhabi, UAE: A delegation of senior leaders from Abu Dhabi University attended the 5th Global University Summit which was held in Chicago, Illinois recently. Under the theme “Developing Talent to Drive Innovation in a Global Society”, the summit emphasized the role of universities in the global innovation infrastructure and hosted lively discussions on issues facing higher education in the 21st century, with more …

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Dubai Supreme Council of Energy joins UAE official delegation attending Rio+20 Earth Summit

Delegation headed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to highlight the UAE’s role in encouraging sustainability initiatives Dubai, June 16, 2012: A delegation from the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) headed by His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman, will join the official UAE delegation, headed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to attend the Rio+20 Earth Summit in …

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The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy presents the recommendations of The Sustainable Arabia: Clean Energy Conference

On May 2-3, in Dubai, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) hosted a regional policy dialogue among concerned parties from the Arab countries to prepare for the forthcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in June 2012, Rio De Janeiro . The “Sustainable Arabia: Clean Energy” conference discussed the Green Economy and how it is linked to sustainable development. …

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Two Students to Represent Masdar Institute’s YFEL Program at Rio+20 Summit in Brazil

YFEL Members to Highlight Role of Research in Obtaining Sustainable Solutions at UAE Pavilion Abu Dhabi-UAE: 13 June, 2012 – The Young Future Energy Leaders (YFEL) program, an outreach initiative of Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced two of its members will highlight the role of …

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Global universities and education institutes step up efforts to lure UAE high school graduates

  NAJAH, region’s leading education, training and careers fair, lays key platform as thousands of Emirati school-leavers weigh up study options Abu Dhabi, 13 June, 2012: International universities and training institutes are lining up to attract the brightest young talent in the UAE, as more than 25,000 Emirati school-leavers get set to graduate and prepare themselves for the next steps …

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ICT Fund signs Scholarship Agreements for UAE Students with Universities in the Country

Proceeding from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) endeavor to promote its position globally in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) fields and to meet the growing needs of the country for specialized graduates from the UAE in related fields, the ICT Fund -a Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) initiative- signed several agreements with a number of renowned universities to sponsor 114 Emirati …

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Abu Dhabi University awards winners in 3rd Annual Chancellor’s Innovation Awards

Aims to enhance the culture of innovation Abu Dhabi, UAE: The four winning teams of Abu Dhabi University ‘s 3rd Annual Chancellor Innovation Awards were announced yesterday during a closing ceremony held on the University’s Abu Dhabi campus. Titled “Make A Difference”, the awards aim to encourage the creative spirit of the University’s staff, faculty & students and enhance the culture of innovation …

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UAE: PepsiCo to host 2nd Social Responsibility Youth Forum

A platform to develop youth leadership and to engage them in a dialogue on social responsibility Dubai, 07 June 2012: On Sunday, the second PepsiCo CSR Youth Forum will take place alongside the 9th Middle East Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit, bringing together like-minded youth from the UAE and from around the region to debate and develop a route for creating …

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Women professionals in UAE ready to take on more responsibility to advance career prospects

  Accenture survey shows few professionals plan to leave their employers despite job dissatisfaction among more than half of the respondents. UAE females intending to leave want to be entrepreneurs starting their own business more than their female peers in the world and men in UAE. Abu Dhabi, June 6, 2012: Women in the UAE are ready to accept more …

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