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Young scientists neglected in developing world

By Rehab Abd Almohsen A lack of resources, training and funding opportunities are the most cited obstacles facing young researchers in the developing world, according to a survey by the Global Young Academy (GYA), a group that supports young scientists. The Global State of Young Scientists (GloSYS) report, published last month (21 January), assessed the needs of young researchers around …

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Students and Experts Unveil Pioneering Computer Science Applications to Offer Real-life Solutions

MedCare, a digital nurse application designed to remind the elderly about their medical intake, while also providing their emergency contacts with life-saving information for potential health problems, was ranked first at the NYU Abu Dhabi’s International Hackathon 2014 on Sunday night. The winning team members were Saeed Al Mannaee (Khalifa University, UAE), Rashed Al Matar (Khalifa University, UAE), Yousef AlAhmedi …

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Golden Age of Arab Sciences Exhibition Closing in PSUAD features

Cedric Villani, commending Arab contributions to mathematics Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi hosted famous mathematician professor Cedric Villani in presence of HE Dr.Mougheer Khamis al Khaili, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Education Council, on the margin of the closing ceremony of the Golden Age of Arab Sciences Exhibition. In his talk, Pr. Villani addressed applied mathematics and the role …

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US $1.3 million awarded to students for research in Qatar

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a center of Qatar Foundation Research and Development, awarded grants totalling US$1,388,000 to undergraduate students in Doha. The research grants are part of Qatar’s goal of continuing prosperity through development of a knowledge-based economy. The 15th cycle of the Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) saw 39 proposals receiving grants, out of the 126 proposals that …

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Award-winning ‘Bayer: Science For A Better Life’ now in Dubai

The award-winning exhibition ‘Bayer: Science For A Better Life’ is now in Dubai, as part of a world tour celebrating Bayer, the world-class innovation company’s 150th anniversary, offering a hands-on interactive exhibition free to the public from January 9 to 11, 2014. Held at The Dubai Mall’s Star Atrium, ‘Bayer: Science For A Better Life’ provides visitors with a chance …

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Giving young researchers a voice

By Bothina Osama – Regional coordinator for the Middle East & North Africa, SciDev.Net Governments in the Middle East and North Africa are recognising the links between the uprisings and science for development, says Bothina Osama. The uprisings in the Arab Spring, which began in December 2010, lit the flame of change for science in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), …

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Developing world innovators scoop UN tech awards

Eight young innovators from developing countries will showcase their award-winning digital solutions to development challenges at an event this week run by a UN agency. The winners of the Young Innovators Competition will present their projects to the audience of the International Telecommunication Union Telecom World 2013, a networking and knowledge-sharing event, which starts tomorrow in Bangkok, Thailand. Besides competing …

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Dow Chemical: A Vision for Innovation in the Middle East

Dow presents on the role of innovation in driving the region’s industrial sector of the future at the 8th annual GPCA Forum   Innovation and manufacturing, together with a strong, demand-driven market strategy will help support the future growth of the Middle East’s industry, according to James Fitterling, executive vice president, Dow Chemical. Fitterling presented the keynote speech at the …

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Opening the door of opportunity for UAE students

With the reputation of UAE universities growing in stature across the world, more foreign higher education establishments than ever before are opening the doors of opportunity for Emirati students. The latest to do so is the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), ranked as one of the world’s top 100 universities. The new co-operation programmes from KAIST, responsible …

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Saudi Arabia hosts The Brain Forum

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia will be hosting the first of its kind symposium in the Middle East region that will bring together some of the world’s top inspirational thinkers and pioneers in the field of Brain Research and Personalized Healthcare. Renowned scientists from all over the world will present their latest discoveries and hold open discussions on the future of brain …

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