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Babies able to recognise photographs of objects at nine months old, study finds - The Independent

Babies able to recognise photographs of objects at nine months old, study finds - The Independent | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Babies able to recognise photographs of objects at nine months old, study finds The Independent “These findings suggest that, well before their first birthdays and their first words, babies are capable of learning about the real world indirectly...
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200 research positions to be created through €47m science investment

200 research positions to be created through €47m science investment | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
New Irish Government funding of €47m into scientific research will support 200 researcher positions across 36 research projects involving more than 62 companies.
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The Value of Market Research: Examples from the Alcohol Industry

The Value of Market Research: Examples from the Alcohol Industry | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The alcoholic beverages market is not just a highly competitive area, it’s also a heavily regulated industry, and one with significant social considerations and implications.
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Is the Middle East crossing the digital divide?

Is the Middle East crossing the digital divide? | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Is the Middle East crossing the digital divide?

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IDG Connect's curator insight, January 20, 2014 10:43 AM

Broadband internet access plays a key role in economic and social development by providing commerce, governments and their constituents with the tools they need to work, live and do business. It’s estimated that as many as 90 per cent of jobs now require some form of computer use, while research has shown that online access is a key factor in empowering individuals, enabling social mobility and promoting general well-being. So news that the UAE ranks among the most affordable countries for prepaid mobile-broadband services is a hugely important step on the path to digital inclusion.

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Telecentres evolving from digital inclusion to digital empowerment ...

Telecentres evolving from digital inclusion to digital empowerment ... | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Telecentres evolving from digital inclusion to digital empowerment for citizens and communities. Our Managing Director Gabriel Rissola participated in the last edition of SparkLab Andalucia earlier this month and was asked a ...
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Digital inclusion and social inclusion: a tale of two cities

Digital inclusion and social inclusion: a tale of two cities | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
(2014). Digital inclusion and social inclusion: a tale of two cities. Information, Communication & Society. ???aop.label???.

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Transforming Digital Natives to Digital Citizens

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Transforming Digital Natives to Digital Citizens

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Research shows that Internet is rewiring our brains | UCLA

Research shows that Internet is rewiring our brains | UCLA | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The generation gap has been upgraded. In a world brimming with ever-advancing technology, the generations are now separated by a "brain gap" between young "digital natives" and older "digital immigrants," according to ...
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'Digital natives': Students create virtual worlds at SciFair Showcase - Steuben Courier

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'Digital natives': Students create virtual worlds at SciFair Showcase
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'Digital natives': Students create virtual worlds at SciFair Showcase.
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Digital natives: how to keep teenagers safe online - Telegraph.co.uk

Digital natives: how to keep teenagers safe online - Telegraph.co.uk | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Digital natives: how to keep teenagers safe online Telegraph.co.uk Here digital expert, Simon Wadsworth, director and co-founder of one of the UK's leading online reputation companies, Igniyte, offers advice on avoiding the most...
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Delivering Digital Inclusion: A Shared Vision for a Smarter City ...

Delivering Digital Inclusion: A Shared Vision for a Smarter City ... | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
INTRODUCTION With the recent introduction of the “Digital by Default” approach by Government which aims to make the majority of government services only available online and the introduction of the Welfare Reform ...
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Digital inclusion for digital communities - Dr Jonathan Tummons (University of Durham)

Jonathan is a lecturer in the School of Education, where he also works as pathway leader for the MSc in Educational Assessment. Before joining Durham in Sept...
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Social Media, Digital Citizenship, Adolescent Development | Big ...

Social Media, Digital Citizenship, Adolescent Development | Big ... | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Recently, I was reminded of the importance of understanding childhood development, and how it applies to social media and digital citizenship. Our children, particularly our adolescents, are heavily engaged in social media ...
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Is the Gates Foundation Investing in the Abuse of Palestinian Prisoners? - Huffington Post

Is the Gates Foundation Investing in the Abuse of Palestinian Prisoners? - Huffington Post | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Is the Gates Foundation Investing in the Abuse of Palestinian Prisoners?
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The Gates Foundation is a global development organization that works in the areas of global health, global development, and betterment in the United States.
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The Case for Post-Experiment Consent

The Case for Post-Experiment Consent | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Should the U.S. allow post-experiment consent? Mohini Banerjee, a research assistant at the Hastings Center in Garrison, N.Y., argues the ethical grounds for informed consent after the fact. (Case for #Post-Experiment #Consent in #Clinical #Research.
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Could an app revolutionise reading?

Could an app revolutionise reading? | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Spencer Kelly reports on an app which claims it can boost your reading speed on small screen devices. (Could Spritz boost your reading speed?
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Disability and Digital Inclusion

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Disability and Digital Inclusion Forum
Digital Inclusion has significant benefits, especially in relation to people living with disabilities.

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Poorer Countries Stand to Miss Out on the Big Data Boom | MIT Technology Review

Poorer Countries Stand to Miss Out on the Big Data Boom | MIT Technology Review | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Ranking countries by their “networked readiness” reveals a major geopolitical digital divide. (Ranking countries by their “networked readiness” reveals a major geopolitical digital divide.
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