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Libraries Are Failing America - The Federalist

Libraries Are Failing America - The Federalist | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Government Technology Libraries Are Failing America The Federalist The mission statement of The New York Public Library, for instance, “is to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge, and strengthen our communities.” Are libraries strengthening...
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Study of immune response could lead to development of new pharmacological strategies to treat chronic inflammatory diseases

#menshealth Study of immune response could lead to development of new pharmacological strategies to treat chro... http://t.co/IBYTFs2i9B
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Effective Technologies and Strategies for the Development of Teachers and School Leaders: Case Studies from the Northern Territory of Australia | IGI Global

Effective Technologies and Strategies for the Development of Teachers and School Leaders: Case Studies from the Northern Territory of Australia | IGI Global | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Three case studies are presented here to demonstrate some effective professional learning approaches set in remote contexts.
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EC guidelines to social networking sites on positng of election related matters - The Hindu

EC guidelines to social networking sites on positng of election related matters - The Hindu | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The Hindu EC guidelines to social networking sites on positng of election related matters The Hindu In a communication addressed to major social networking sites, the Commission has issued detailed guidelines for political advertisements on such...
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The ethics of global catastrophic risk from dual-use bioengineering - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

The ethics of global catastrophic risk from dual-use bioengineering - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The ethics of global catastrophic risk from dual-use bioengineering Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies A global catastrophe from bioengineering could impact the entire planet, and bioengineering research and development can be done...
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Official prophecy of doom: Global warming will cause widespread conflict, displace millions of people and devastate the global economy

Official prophecy of doom: Global warming will cause widespread conflict, displace millions of people and devastate the global economy | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Climate change will displace hundreds of millions of people by the end of this century, increasing the risk of violent conflict and wiping trillions of dollars off the global economy, a forthcoming UN report will warn.
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Information Literacy in the 21st Century Classr...

Information Literacy in the 21st Century Classr... | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Information literacy skills are of paramount importance in the 21st Century. (Information Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom | Big Ideas in ...
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How a Digital Library App Could Improve Literacy and Stimulate the Global Economy

How a Digital Library App Could Improve Literacy and Stimulate the Global Economy | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
What if a single app could provide food, water and shelter to those in need? What if this same app could reduce or eliminate poverty and crime and boost the economy? An app that increases literacy ...
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Penn students prep for national public policy challenge - Penn Current

Penn Current Penn students prep for national public policy challenge Penn Current Modeled after MBA business plan competitions, the competition is designed to challenge student teams to develop a policy proposal and civic campaign plan to achieve...
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The scientific legacy of colonialism in Africa - Phys.org

The scientific legacy of colonialism in Africa - Phys.org | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Colonial legacy has a significant impact on scientific productivity across the continent of Africa, according to a study by researchers at the University of Lomé, in Togo. Writing in the International Journal of Education Economics ...
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Technology transfer: Industry-funded academic inventions boost innovation - Nature.com

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Technology transfer: Industry-funded academic inventions boost innovation
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Governments have long encouraged university–industry collaboration, hoping to spur innovations that bring jobs, investment and life-enhancing products1.
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Financial Literacy Chase 15

Over the past several decades, Americans 25--34 years old experienced significant declines in net worth while increasing their debt. Financial Literacy Chase...
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Developing countries 'lose taxes to profit shifting' - BDlive

Developing countries 'lose taxes to profit shifting' - BDlive | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Developing countries 'lose taxes to profit shifting' BDlive STUDIES show multinationals shift profits of $365bn a year from developing to developed countries through transfer pricing mechanisms, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) said on...
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Ampersand: 40 Years of Research Ethics: Charting a Course with ...

Ampersand: 40 Years of Research Ethics: Charting a Course with ... | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
As we celebrate our 40th anniversary, we are reflecting upon four decades of connecting and protecting and recounting some of the events that have shaped the field's rich history in our 40 Years of Research Ethics series.
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International development: how to minimise the risks

International development: how to minimise the risks | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Our panel of experts advise on how to avoid risk to people and projects during development work (Recap of the @guardian web chat on risk management strategies for NGOs http://t.co/zPWdAlJUPC)...
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Scientist urging Kenya's president to invoke emergency status to protect ... - CTV News

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Partnership helps developing-country libraries manage current awareness - Research Information (press release)

Partnership helps developing-country libraries manage current awareness - Research Information (press release) | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Partnership helps developing-country libraries manage current awareness
Research Information (press release)
University and research libraries in developing countries will benefit from a new collaboration between JournalTOCs and INASP.
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Kenya poaching crisis 'national disaster': top conservationist - GlobalPost

Kenya poaching crisis 'national disaster': top conservationist - GlobalPost | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Kenya poaching crisis 'national disaster': top conservationist GlobalPost Kenya must take drastic action to stem a surge of elephant and rhino poaching, veteran conservationist Richard Leakey warned Wednesday, lamenting that known ringleaders are...
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CORRUPTION AND THE EFFICIENCY OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES - O'Toole - 2014 - Journal of International Development - Wiley Online Library

CORRUPTION AND THE EFFICIENCY OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES - O'Toole - 2014 - Journal of International Development - Wiley Online Library | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
[Journal Int Dvlp] CORRUPTION AND THE EFFICIENCY OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: ... http://t.co/GTEIVOVBlk Via @JFZarama
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What digital literacy means for academics - Dr ...

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Dr George Siemens talks about what digital literacy means for academics. We often talk about graduate attributes but what are the attributes required of acad...
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Cambridge School Students Mark 150th Anniversary of Lincoln Speech - Town Topics

Cambridge School Students Mark 150th Anniversary of Lincoln Speech Town Topics Like The Greenwood School, The Cambridge School is an independent special education school for children who have been diagnosed with primary language-based learning...
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Research Commercialisation: The Road to Economic Recovery and Growth - DigitalJournal.com

Research Commercialisation: The Road to Economic Recovery and Growth DigitalJournal.com With high expectations of a return on government and public investment in academic research regarding job creation and economic growth, the pressure for...
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Private sector role rising in international development - Massey News (press release)

Private sector role rising in international development - Massey News (press release) | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Massey News (press release) Private sector role rising in international development Massey News (press release) The private sector is playing a greater role in aid and development in poorer countries – one of the key changes in the 25 years since...
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Ahsan for promoting discourse at universities - Associated Press of Pakistan

Ahsan for promoting discourse at universities - Associated Press of Pakistan | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Ahsan for promoting discourse at universities Associated Press of Pakistan The Minister said there was dire need of university-industry linkages and promoting knowledge in the country as prosperity was due to knowledge today and not the industry,...
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Where do emerging and developing nations stand on Internet freedom? - PBS NewsHour

Where do emerging and developing nations stand on Internet freedom? - PBS NewsHour | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
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Where do emerging and developing nations stand on Internet freedom?
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A new study says that a majority of people living in developing and emerging countries want their internet access unrestricted.
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