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A road map to sponsoring Gulf gifted students

  Educational institutions efforts fall short of the political leaderships aspirations “Gulf state leaderships attach great importance to giftedness as boarding pass to the knowledge society and sustainable development, but Education ministries and academic institutions need to materialize the leaderships interest and implement practical steps to organize gifted learning process” DR Ali Al-Qarni general manger of the Arab bureau of …

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University of Dubai Hosts Women Leadership Forum

Gives Inspiration and Support to Local Businesswomen Dubai, UAE: The University of Dubai ( UD ), in collaboration with Commercial Bank of Dubai ( CBD ), hosted a forum for businesswomen recently. The forum inspired the dozens of women at the CBD headquarters in Deira, included 6 successful businesswomen relating their stories of hardship and triumph. Speakers represented professions ranging …

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The Psychology Of Business Success: How To Succeed As An Entrepreneur

By: Tito Philips, Jnr – AfricanBrains Success is naturally desirable. You want success, I want success, and we all want success. But how come only a few actually succeed? This was the theme of a discussion I got into over the weekend. It is a question I suddenly realized was unanswered in so many lives. And as I shared what …

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Qatargas receives top international accreditation for engineers development programme – a first for Qatar

Doha – Qatar, 08 February 2012: Qatargas has become the first company in Qatar to achieve accreditation for its professional engineers development programme, from the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and Institution of Engineering Technology (IET) Qatargas Operating Officer – Engineering and Ventures, Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdulla Al-Thani, received the certification of accreditation on behalf of Qatargas , at a …

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Universities agree to take action on sustainability

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 22 June 2012.  The UN backed Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) programme aims for educational institutes to promote research and innovation into sustainability to its students. A great idea but will it work? Educational institutions around the world have signed up to a framework for promoting teaching methods that help students acquire …

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TechGirls: Empowering Girls in the Middle East and North Africa through Technology

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced today that the inaugural group of TechGirls – an initiative that brings 25 teenage girls from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, and Yemen to the United States – will arrive June 25 in New York City for a three-week exchange. As part of U.S. …

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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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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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