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 Islamic scientific channel
Hero rats could detect tuberculosis
Scientists have trained African giant pouched rats to help with tuberculosis (TB) detection, significantly increasing TB case findings
Film about Islamic inventions presented on the occasion of the exhibition thousand Inventions in London
Produced by the British film about Islamic inventions And Ozarona look more than stellar as the makers of Western civilization And not as other Asorna in their lectures and writings we Bedouins and barefoot, naked we came out of the desert For destruction and looting Film showed an uproar in Europe It is very necessary that everyone sees and Anscheroh Film in the following link, and 11-minute
How are Muslims contributing to the development of science?
Islam and science are mostly perceived in the west as incompatible. However, the very revelation of the Holy Qur'an sets precedence 14 centuries before modern science through its many miracles that now have been proved scientifically. Also, early Islamic history shows that Muslims like Ibn Sina, Al-Farabi, Omar Khayyam, Averroes, al-Ghazali, and Ibn Khaldum among many others, were pioneers of modern science.
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Saudi Arabia excels in Arab scientific research
AFRICA : Heads of state adopt continental science strategy
Heads of state adopted the Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa – 2024 at an African Union assembly in Equatorial Guinea late last month. The continental framework is aimed at accelerating transition to innovation-led, knowledge-based economies
SaudiSat-4 launched into space
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 Muslim women in science
Iran women claiming increasing share of higher education
A new recent survey has shown that share of Iranian women in higher education and the number of young Iranian women admitted to universities have been constantly on the rise in recent years.
Saudi women scientist wins US physics award
Dr. Ibtesam Saeed Badhrees, a leading woman research scientist in experimental particle physics at the National Center for Nanotechnology, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) Riyadh, has been selected as the first non-American woman for ‘Women Physicist of the Month’ award for August 2014 given by the American Physical Society (APS).
UfM project promoting women’s entrepreneurial skills to begin its second implementation phase
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 Studies and reports
Seven signs of voodoo science
The bibliometrics of the developing world
Sarah Huggett touches upon the difficulty of defining ‘developing countries’ and then discusses their development in bibliometric terms. For example, has research output from developing countries changed in different subject fields in recent years?
Environmental Atlas Explores Vulnerable Arab Region
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 Feature
Private sector innovation to drive GCC projects
Alla Turca commercialization of education amid university boom
Higher education in Turkey has recently been witnessing a boom in the number of private establishments, extending the commercialization of the sector
AFRICA: African Innovation Outlook II – New science indicators
African Innovation Outlook II was launched recently, the second phase in an effort to produce regular and reliable indicators for planning and monitoring the state of science, technology and innovation across the continent.
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 opinion
Africa Must Develop Scientific Capabilities to Solve Unemployment, Poverty and Infrastructural Problems
Pan-Arab Space Agency: Pipe Dream or Real Possibility?
The Middle East, especially the Arabian Gulf, is fast becoming a heavyweight in the international space industry. Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and, more recently, Qatar are developing their respective space and satellite-related initiatives at various speeds and to different degrees of investment
Science & Technology for Africa’s Economic Growth
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 Profile
Muhammad Yunus
Noble Prize Winner in economy in 2006 from Bangladesh
Mohamed Abdus Salam
“Nobel Prize winner for physics in 1979 from Pakistan”
Ahmed Zewail
“Nobel Prize Winner for Chemistry in 1999 from Egypt”
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 netwatch
Knowledge for development
This website supports the policy dialogue on S&T for agricultural and rural development in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. It enables the ACP scientific community - primarily agricultural research and development scientists and technologists, policy makers, farmers and other stakeholders and actors - to share and review results of national and regional efforts and collaborate to harness science and technology for the development of agriculture in their countries
Rwaq
It is a fully native, fully Arabic massive open online course (MOOC) platform, with content from local professors. With 14 courses at its September 2013 launch from Saudi Arabia, it would become a regional hub for e-learning in the Middle East.
Arab innovation network
A group of students and recent alumni of Cambridge University started the network to connect students with researchers and professionals and to bridge the gap between academia and industry in the Arab world.
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 Science and technology education observatory
AFRICA: East Africa initiative to boost women leaders in HE
An East African chapter of HERS – Higher Education Resource Services – has been launched. Based at Makerere University in Uganda, HERS-EA will among other things provide training to prepare more women leaders to steer universities in the region.
AFRICA: African Virtual University to launch 29 e-learning centres
In an effort to provide African learners with greater access to higher education opportunities, the African Virtual University, in partnership with the African Development Bank, is launching 29 new open, distance and e-learning centres in 21 African countries
TURKEY: CENTER FOR HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE REGION
Turkey is a leader for higher education in the region. In the last two decades, Turkey has become famous for its universities, and has received many awards in different disciplines
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  Meetings & conferences  

4th International Platform on Integrating Arab e-Infrastructure in a Global Environment
Date: 10 - 11 December 2014
Location : Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

The 12th Annual Congress of Medical Sciences "Medical breakthrough technologies towards healthy community"
Date: December 17-18, 2014
Location: Cairo, Egypt Documents: 1

International colloquium “Education and Training for integration, peace and socio-economic development in Africa”.
Date: December 10 and 11, 2014
Location: Bamako, Mali

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  Fellowships, awards and & training opportunities  

Top 10 Scholarships for the Best International Students

Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2015 now open – USD 150,000 in prizes for continent’s brightest innovators to accelerate Africa’s development

Graduate Scholarships for International Students in Turkey, 2014-2015

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  Academic job opportunities in the islamic world  

2013 Graduate Research Assistant Positions at Özyegin University in Turkey
Özyegin University and 5 other leading engineering schools are offering graduate research assistant positions. Applicants will perform cutting-edge research related to solid-state lighting, optical design, and electronics cooling. Researchers applying for the position must have a BSc and MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics or a related field.

Asst. Prof. / Assoc. Prof. in Hematology/Blood Banking
Qatar University
Department of Health Sciences
Doha, Qatar, Qatar

Assoc. Prof. / Prof. in Diagnostics Molecular Biology
Qatar University
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Doha, Qatar, Qatar

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