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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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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
LIBYA: Technology and innovation parks initiative launched
Libya has launched a technology and innovation parks initiative aimed at encouraging links between universities, research institutes and the technology-based private sector.
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 Muslim women in science
The African Union Kwame Nkrumah Regional Award For Scientific Women
Scholarships for four Arab women scientists
Four Arab women scientists are to be awarded the L’Oreal-Unesco Pan Arab Regional Fellowship Award in recognition of their contributions to the advancement of science
SUDAN : Women’s research and innovation network launched
A network for Sudanese women researchers has been formed, to highlight the successes of women in science and to enhance their contribution to innovation and economic growth
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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
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.
North Africa walks job creation tightrope
While policymakers across North Africa look to revamp political structures in the region, unemployment is reaching alarming proportions.
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 opinion
Science & Technology for Africa’s Economic Growth
Educationally Bankrupt Muslim World – Some Disturbing Facts
Education plays a crucial role in the all-round development of a nation or community. It facilitates the foundation of industrial and economic development. But the educational conditions of Muslims in the whole world are upsetting
Speech by Makhtar Diop at the High-level Forum on Higher Education, Science and Technology in Africa
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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
GLOBAL : Regional support centre for French language studies
an effort to boost quality at French language centres in universities, HERACLES – the World Forum of Language Centres in Higher Education – plans to open a regional office in the Middle East to provide support services for countries including Egypt, Sudan, Djibouti, Lebanon and Jordan.
AFRICA : Higher education strategy for renewable energy sector
A new strategy to promote higher education training in the field of renewable energy across Africa has been unveiled. The roadmap was the outcome of a workshop in Rwanda from 10-11 July, organised by the European Union Energy Initiative and attended by participants from more than 20 African countries.
DJIBOUTI : New e-campus platform launched for Francophone Africa
In an effort to provide quality higher education for students in countries on the horn of Africa, the University of Djibouti has launched an e-campus – placing it at the forefront of online learning in the region.
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  Meetings & conferences  

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

1st Cairo International Exhibition of Innovation 2014 (CIEI 2014)
Date: October 19-21, 2014
Location: Opera house, Cairo, Egypt

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  Fellowships, awards and & training opportunities  

Graduate Scholarships for International Students in Turkey, 2014-2015

Doctor of Medicine Scholarships at Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran, 2014-15

Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students in Turkey, 2014

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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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