Saturday , 25 May 2019

Science

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

  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 Science & Technology Park ( QSTP ) announced today that Qatar Petroleum , Qatar Financial Centre Authority , Qatar Airways and ExxonMobil are among those supporting the 31st International Association …

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U.N. declared World Space Week, Earth’s largest Space festival, blasts off in 90 nations

Vienna, Austria World Space Week, the world’s largest annual celebration of space, science, and technology and their contribution to the betterment of the human condition and life on earth has kicked off regionally in UAE, Bahrain, and Oman coordinated by the Arab Youth Venture Foundation. A multitude of free, fun, engaging events running globally until Oct. 10 have been created …

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QNB Group: Qatar’s Non-Hydrocarbon Sector Continues to Drive Economic Growth

The non-hydrocarbon sector in Qatar continues to drive economic growth, supporting the diversification of the economy. Real GDP growth accelerated to 5.7% in Q2 2014, from a revised 5.4% in the previous quarter, according to figures released last Tuesday by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS). Rapid growth in the non-hydrocarbon sector (11.3%) was spurred by large investments …

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Science must evolve or risk being marginalised

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 Charge of Integration (COMAI VII), held in July in Swaziland, encouragingly affirmed the links between infrastructure development and the enhancement of science, engineering and technology (SET) skills and capacity on …

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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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GE Healthcare and SAH Global enter broad Partnership on Technology, Training, and Education to fight cancer

GE Healthcare and SAH Global announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore ways to bring GE’s global capabilities in technology, training and education to Oman and the wider MENA region. Through this agreement, GE Healthcare and SAH will work together to establish Centers of Excellence throughout the MENA region and coordinate joint symposiums, educational seminars, …

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Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP) has joined the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC), based in Washington, D. C.

Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP) has joined the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC), based in Washington, D. C. Dr. Thomas Zacharia, Executive Vice President, Research and Development, Qatar Foundation and Chairman of the QSTP Board, has been named to the GFCC Board (www.thegfcc.org/board-members). Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation ‘s Research and Development (QF …

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2014 CSE Research on Sustainability Reporting in the Middle East Region

Mapping the current situation in Middle East regarding the use of GRI, External Assurance and Strategies The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) recently conducted research to observe the emerging trends for the publication of sustainability reports and external assurance in the Middle East region. To examine the statistical results, CSE processed data retrieved from the international database of GRI …

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