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Promoting University-Industry Collaboration in Developing Countries

Promoting University-Industry Collaboration in Developing Countries | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Successful collaboration between universities and industry can lead to greater innovation and help spur a country's economic development. The exchange.
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Penn State Set to Auction off Intellectual Property Licenses - Onward ...

Penn State Set to Auction off Intellectual Property Licenses - Onward ... | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
On March 31, Penn State will be the first university in the country to directly auction off licenses to its intellectual property — specifically, the rights to certain pieces of university research conducted by College of Engineering ...
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Institutional Review Board for Ethical Standards in Research

#WaldenU IRB Group Advising 12-1, 8-9 pm Central time Wed Mar 19 Ask questions, get advice for research ethics http://t.co/xfyIKOknbz
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Results of the DRUSSA Benchmarking Survey revealed

Results of the DRUSSA Benchmarking Survey revealed | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

"African universities are gradually introducing new mechanisms to encourage the uptake of research by key stakeholders..."


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INFOPRENEURSHIP: INTRO

INFOPRENEURSHIP: INTRO | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps in through the wall topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electric border. Going by marilyn johnson words that “Librarians are essential players in the information ...
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Could African universities get policy-friendly research? - SciDev.Net

Could African universities get policy-friendly research? - SciDev.Net | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
A project helping 23 African universities increase the uptake of their research by policymakers is making good progress. (http://t.co/65DnjbOodD)
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55 Content Curation Tools To Discover & Share Digital Content

55 Content Curation Tools To Discover & Share Digital Content | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
55 Content Curation Tools To Discover & Share Digital Content (55 Curation Tools To Discover and Share Content: http://t.co/TT37AoqDSX)
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African students get legal, affordable textbooks - GenevaLunch News

African students get legal, affordable textbooks - GenevaLunch News | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
An innovative South African startup is offering local university students a way around buying cheap pirated books with a legal print-on-demand service that slashes the price of expensive academic textbooks.
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'Invest More in Research Than in New Educational Institutions' - The New Indian Express

'Invest More in Research Than in New Educational Institutions' - The New Indian Express | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The New Indian Express 'Invest More in Research Than in New Educational Institutions' The New Indian Express There is a need for educationists, government and industries to invest on research rather than on new educational institutions, said...
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Gov't approves study of marijuana smoking to treat PTSD in military veterans - CBS News

Gov't approves study of marijuana smoking to treat PTSD in military veterans - CBS News | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
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Could marijuana help treat post-traumatic stress disorder in military veterans? New research aims to find out.
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What is Agriculture Extension?

Exploring the operation of extension programs in the agriculture sector (What is #agricultural #extension?
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Fundraising Authority Podcast #16: Stewarding Your Donors

Fundraising Authority Podcast #16: Stewarding Your Donors | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
We all know we should be stewarding our donors. Yet, donor retention rates for most non-profits remain abysmally low. Most organizations say they know that their current donors are their best prospects for future gifts, but so many still think a ...
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Canadian Govt Targets Environment NGOs - Inter Press Service

Canadian Govt Targets Environment NGOs - Inter Press Service | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Inter Press Service Canadian Govt Targets Environment NGOs Inter Press Service “These functions of NGOs in the public policy process have become even more important as the capacity to provide evidence-based analysis — contrary to what the current...
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Kids From Developing Countries Were Asked What They Would Ask God If He Was Right In Front Of Them. Some Of The Questions Will Break Your Heart. | GodFruits

Kids From Developing Countries Were Asked What They Would Ask God If He Was Right In Front Of Them. Some Of The Questions Will Break Your Heart. | GodFruits | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Today's Devotion: Read Matthew 7:7-11 and watch this 2 minute video. What will you ask God today? Relationship... http://t.co/V79PHkiknJ
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Russia’s plagiarism problem: Even Putin has done it! | Educational Policy Information

Russia’s plagiarism problem: Even Putin has done it! http://t.co/SCs2ie0qen #edpolicy #education
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International Research Ethics

International Research Ethics: Experiences of researchers and participants in the field, and moving forward with ethics training Dr. Nancy Kass will outline ...
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Research Commercialisation: The Road to Economic Recovery and Growth - PR Newswire (press release)

Research Commercialisation: The Road to Economic Recovery and Growth PR Newswire (press release) With high expectations of a return on government and public investment in academic research regarding job creation and economic growth, the pressure...
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Could African universities get policy-friendly research?

Could African universities get policy-friendly research? | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
I have been pleasantly surprised to hear that best practice ideas and initiatives for ensuring research is useable by policymakers are being discussed and trailed in many of the participating universities.
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Gov't Should Be Scientific in Funding of Research - Caixin Media

Gov't Should Be Scientific in Funding of Research Caixin Media More than 50 technology officials in Guangdong have become embroiled in corruption investigations since July, including Li Xinhua, former chief of the province's technology bureau, and...
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Content Curation - Content Curation Software

The Do’s and Don’ts of Content Curation - Content Curation Software | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
To provide fresh and quality content, many blog owners use content curation. To acquire the best results from utilizing content curation marketing, it’s important to know how to use it, and also what to avoid.
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Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in ...

Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in ... | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
"Increasingly, educators are acknowledging and welcoming the relative advantages of social media into the teaching and learning process." (Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom | @scoopit
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UK ‘economic literacy gap’ must be closed to support bottom-up growth, says new report / News / Social Economy Alliance / Social Enterprise UK

UK ‘economic literacy gap’ must be closed to support bottom-up growth, says new report / News / Social Economy Alliance / Social Enterprise UK | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
RT @Inspire2E: How economically literate are you? Read today's new #socialeconomy alliance report http://t.co/tz0ahvwDnw
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Greens move to protect CSG science funding as report shows lack of research into impacts | Larissa Waters

Greens move to protect CSG science funding as report shows lack of research into impacts | Larissa Waters | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Following the release of The Australia Institute’s report ‘Fracking the Future’ today, the Australian Greens will lodge a Senate motion calling for a suspension of current coal seam gas projects and no new approvals, given recent contamination of...
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Common Core academic standards force teachers to work on critical thinking over memorization

Common Core academic standards force teachers to work on critical thinking over memorization | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Remembering the plot of a short story is no longer good enough in teacher Amy Lawson's fifth-grade classroom. (Careers in teaching not hard enough? Common Core?!?! BULL$!#%.
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