Wednesday , 24 July 2019

Science & Tech

Sustainable development needs innovative financing and private sector support, experts say

Innovative sources of finance and resources from the private sector are key to achieving sustainable development in Africa, African leaders and world experts said yesterday at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, in Rio de Janeiro. Speaking at high level panel on “Financing Sustainable Development in Africa”, African states and their partners discussed resource mobilization for sustainable …

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ManpowerGroup Reaffirms Commitment to Promoting Entrepreneurship and Employability Among Youth In the Middle East and North Africa

Companies Demand Work-Ready Skills From Tomorrow’s Workforce ManpowerGroup, the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, will serve as a trusted advisor on developing work-ready competencies in individuals through an official alliance with INJAZ al-Arab, a Junior Achievement Worldwide member which works with corporate and government authorities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in transforming youth into business leaders. …

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Qtel Group Shines at Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards 2012

Indosat, A Qtel Group Company, Lauded for Best Consumer Service Innovation for ‘Info Wanita’ made available through Nokia Life platform Doha, Qatar: A leading company of the Qtel Group, the world’s fastest-growing telecoms company by revenue over the last five years, was honoured for its pioneering services for women in Indonesia at the glittering Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards 2012 …

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BT simplifies big data and security challenges in the Middle East with new visualisation service

  Launch of Assure Analytics helps businesses see and understand their resources and risks BT today launched Assure Analytics – a ground-breaking new security data analysis service which helps organisations collect, arrange and evaluate big data sets, presenting them in visually insightful ways which can improve decision-making. It enables businesses to make informed, split-second decisions and develop effective long-term policies …

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Masdar Institute Students Leave for US to Attend Practical Experience Program at MIT

11-Day Program to Provide Hands-on Experience in Scientific, Technical, and Social Themes in Energy Innovation Abu Dhabi-UAE: 19 June, 2012 – The team of students from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology left Abu Dhabi to attend the two-week Practical Experience program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the US. Led by Sara Al Muhairi, Director, …

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The Kanoo Group strengthens support to ‘Abu Dhabi Industry Award 2012’

Dubai: Encouraging national students to excel in their studies while reaching their full potential — both personally and professionally, The Kanoo Group , a Gulf-based multinational group of companies with over 100 years of entrepreneurial experience and a commitment to community, supported the Abu Dhabi Industry Award 2012 ceremony as a main sponsor. Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Sheikh Nahyan …

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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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Social scientists demand bigger role in environmental research

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 15 June 2012. After decades of empirical evidence of climate change, why does climate change denial still exist? This is just one question that social scientists hope to shed light upon. Social science leaders have launched a campaign to make their work more “visible”, saying that their research into global environmental change is being ignored. They argue …

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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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