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Research Bristol University scientists net £1.3m from nuclear weapons group

Research Bristol University scientists net £1.3m from nuclear weapons group | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
RESEARCHERS at the University of Bristol have received £1.3 million from a secretive British nuclear weapons organisation. A Freedom of Information Act request has revealed The Atomic... (warning!
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Fiscal crisis has Brazilian scientists scrambling - Science Magazine (subscription)

Fiscal crisis has Brazilian scientists scrambling
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Herculano-Houzel is among the scientists waiting for payments. She holds a CNPq grant for 50,000 reais, but has gotten just 6500.
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Global Health Security Agenda: pilot assessment of the UK - Publications - GOV.UK

Global Health Security Agenda: pilot assessment of the UK - Publications - GOV.UK | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
International expert team’s assessment of UK’s health protection services against the standards and targets set out under the GHSA.
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Ampersand: Research Ethics Roundup: Exploring Research Misconduct, Alternatives to Animal Models, and More

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Ampersand: Research Ethics Roundup: Exploring Research Misconduct, Alternatives to Animal Models, and More http://t.co/GeSObK1XH0
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Taking it to the stacks: Libraries and the research data afterlife - YouTube

Sylvie M. Brouder, Ph.D. discussed the researcher’s perspective on data management as it applies to libraries and her research at Purdue University.
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6 Updates to Google Classroom for Fall 2015 ^ Teacher Tech ^ by Alice Keeler

6 Updates to Google Classroom for Fall 2015 ^ Teacher Tech ^ by Alice Keeler | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

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Keeler provides us with a nice visual that highlights Google Classroom's new features for this fall.


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Claudia Estrada's curator insight, August 25, 11:18 AM

Great tool! our teachers are working with it, so this will be useful for them.  

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Paradise Named Director of King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies - University of Arkansas Newswire

Paradise Named Director of King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies - University of Arkansas Newswire | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Tom Paradise, professor of geosciences in Fulbright College, has been appointed director of the King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Arkansas.
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4 Tips to Successful Small Business Storytelling

4 Tips to Successful Small Business Storytelling | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
By incorporating storytelling into their content marketing strategy effectively, companies are able to enhance revenue as well as brand loyalty...

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Angela Heath's curator insight, June 29, 5:30 PM

One of the most powerful tools in your trick bag is creating a powerful story about your business -- how you got started, how you source your materials, family tragedies and triumphs.....they all matter to your customer.

 

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Luigina Sgarro's curator insight, July 2, 2:30 PM

Le solite storie? No, storie.

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10 Timeless Time Management Techniques

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10 Timeless Time Management Techniques http://t.co/4Inn3Xsnbn #Leadership

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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, August 21, 8:38 AM

It's a new school year and time to establish new habits.  How ouwld these work for you?

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Managing our time ...

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History of Public Relations – UK— Meltwater

History of Public Relations – UK— Meltwater | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

Although public relations wasn’t officially a profession until more recent times, the practice has been around for thousands of years. In 50 B.C., Julius Caesar publicised his military exploits in the first known political campaign biography to convince the Romans that he would make the best head of state – a practice which is still used by political candidates today.


People have been using PR (and PR’s sister occupation, content marketing) to capture the public’s attention and spur them into action since the beginning of time (yes, I am suggesting that cavemen probably had some sort of PR campaigns). The channels have changed a bit here and there with the invention of the printing press, followed by the Internet and of course social media but the basic strategies and principles are the same.


Check out this cool infographic from Max Borges Agency to see how public relations has evolved over time....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, August 19, 2:07 AM

This infographic shows how people have been using public relations to capture the public's attention and spur them into action since the beginning of time.

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Does ethical content curation exist? A data-driven answer from Scoop.it

Does ethical content curation exist? A data-driven answer from Scoop.it | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
We’ve been asked "how ethical is content curation?" so many times we decided to dig deep to give you a data answer: ethical content curation exists.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, August 1, 4:19 PM

This is just the article I've been looking for. It reasurring to see that Scoop.it was built on a technical foundation that promotes ethical use of digital information.


I've used Scoop.it from the beginning with the understanding that curation can be "...a win-win-win deal for readers, curators and – perhaps more importantly – publishers."


The ability to filter and select information and then share it efficiently with Scoop.it technology is truly, "...a beautiful symbiosis between curators, readers and publishers."

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, August 13, 9:23 PM
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This is just the article I've been looking for. It reasurring to see that Scoop.it was built on a technical foundation that promotes ethical use of digital information.


I've used Scoop.it from the beginning with the understanding that curation can be "...a win-win-win deal for readers, curators and – perhaps more importantly – publishers."


The ability to filter and select information and then share it efficiently with Scoop.it technology is truly, "...a beautiful symbiosis between curators, readers and publishers."

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The Keyword Blog: Information Fluency Interactive Infographic

The Keyword Blog: Information Fluency Interactive Infographic | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

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midmarketplace's curator insight, August 9, 5:20 PM

This is an interactive infographic. Click on a topic and you're taken to resources on the 21st Century Information Fluency website.  

 

Check it out?

Steve Whitmore's curator insight, August 14, 8:05 AM

This is a great infographic for showing the thought process of finding information.

Terry Yelmene's curator insight, August 16, 11:50 AM

A pretty well-reasoned, fundamental thought process for most knowledge work research.  This serves as an even better backward (there-to-here) model to guide the core research workflow process automation  a knowledge worker may want to devise, install.  Think work product-informed -> DevonThink structures -> DevonAgent w/'Active Filtered' automated searches.  The most important drivers here are - 'ethical' - (more than just multiple sources, a stage needs to be added at the work product stage to provide authenticity) and - 'bias' -  (a post automated search,  subsequent manual search for corroborating items selection to provide authority).

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