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How Partnerships between universities and Industry benefit students

Students today have unprecedented opportunity -- to pursue hands-on research; to engage in co-op work study; and to experience study abroad and community ser...
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Talk addresses entrepreneurial university - Oman Daily Observer

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Tribal elephants of Kenya: They can tell a persons tribe, gender and age based on their voice

An elephant can tell one tribe from the other and can also identify the genders and even the age of those speaking just by listening to their voices. In a st...
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Beyond evidence-based policy in public health: The interplay of ideas

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By Micky Willmott Research reports often end with recommendations for what ‘policy makers’ should do. Clearly, linking research and policy (and practice) is vital, but we often seem to...
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United Technologies Establishes New Green Building Research Fellowship in Collaboration with Urban... -- NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

United Technologies Establishes New Green Building Research Fellowship in Collaboration with Urban... -- NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Technologies Establishes New Green Building Research Fellowship in Collaboration with Urban Green Council. (United Technologies Establishes New Green Building Research Fellowship in ...
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New REACT working paper published | REACT

New REACT working paper published | REACT | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
As part of an ongoing process of research and evaluation, at the end of 2013 we published REACT's second working paper.
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Pot-growing warehouses in short supply as demand for legal weed surges - New Haven Register

Pot-growing warehouses in short supply as demand for legal weed surges - New Haven Register | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
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A marijuana plant grows at the River Rock marijuana growing facility, in Denver, Wednesday Oct. 23, 2013.
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Bill would keep farmer's private information private - Pork Magazine

Bill would keep farmer's private information private - Pork Magazine | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Bill would keep farmer's private information private Pork Magazine Lee Terry (R-Neb.) and Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.), introduced the Farmer Identity Protection Act that would prohibit EPA from releasing agricultural producers' private information into...
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Randomized controlled trial discontinuation common - Healio

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Researchers assessed 1,017 randomized controlled trials approved between 2000 and 2003 by six research ethics committees in Canada, Germany and Switzerland.
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BIM Content Development: Standards, Strategies, and Best Practices Free Download eBook PDF ePub mobi

BIM Content Development: Standards, Strategies, and Best Practices Free Download eBook PDF ePub mobi | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
BIM Content Development: Standards, Strategies, and Best Practices by Robert S.

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Analyzing development strategies - understanding investment.

Analyzing development strategies - understanding investment. | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

 The Donor Tracker analyzes development strategies and investments of key European donors. It's a one-stop resource for staying abreast of policy discussions, decisions, and legislation, country by country.


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Local Development Strategies toolkit: Taking a process approach

Fons Jacques from a Luxembourg LAG (and the LsC) explains the benefits of taking a participatory approach to the process of producing a Local Development Str...
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Colorado farmers harvesting industrial hemp despite federal drug law - Fox News

Colorado farmers harvesting industrial hemp despite federal drug law - Fox News | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Colorado farmers harvesting industrial hemp despite federal drug law Fox News Loflin is among about two dozen Colorado farmers who raised industrial hemp, marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin that can't be grown under federal drug law, and bringing...

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The Last Refuge: Duke Center for Smoking Cessation Still Accepting Funding from Philip Morris, and Not Prominently Disclosing It

The Last Refuge: Duke Center for Smoking Cessation Still Accepting Funding from Philip Morris, and Not Prominently Disclosing It | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

For more than a decade, tobacco control advocates have understood that it is unethical for universities - especially medical and public health schools - to take tobacco industry funding for research because the support of university research has long been a centerpiece of the tobacco industry's public relations strategy: a part of its attempts to undermine the public's appreciation of the hazards of smoking and the industry's role in the epidemic and to gain legitimacy by allying itself with prominent research institutions.


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JISC - Research Excellence - A Case Study in Academic/Industry Collaboration

JISC - Research Excellence - A Case Study in Academic/Industry Collaboration. How does collaboration work in practice? We hear from Richard Jennings, Deputy ...
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Review of "Beyond Evidence-Based Policy in Public Health: The Interplay of Ideas" | Autism RPP

Review of "Beyond Evidence-Based Policy in Public Health: The Interplay of Ideas" http://t.co/EmoVLYjFDW via @sharethis
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Cities of Scientific Culture | OPEN Places

Cities of Scientific Culture | OPEN Places | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
RT @EU_ScienceChief: http://t.co/zjhPXAfloo #PLACES discussion on evidence-based policy - do citizens and governments want this?
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International Collaboration Advances Transportation Research, Progress in Reducing CO2 Emissions, and more

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Volpe News:International Collaboration Advances Transportation Research, Progress in Reducing CO2 Emissions, and more http://t.co/FHyjjCFzON
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Sustainable Development - Conceptions, Methods, Strategies, Energy

Sustainable Development - Conceptions, Methods, Strategies, Energy | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
This energy presentation is about the sustainable development - conceptions, methods, strategies. The story of sustainable development (SD) covers the Definitio..., Sustainable Development - Conceptions, Methods, Strategies, Energy.

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Nuclear Alternative Faces Pushback In Japan - WBUR

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Most of the hot springs are volcanic hot springs. So we use the same resources, the geothermal people and the onsen industry people. ...
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People blase about sharing private information - Sydney Morning Herald

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People blase about sharing private information
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All information experts say is gold for hackers and ID thieves. "I think in this day, the younger person is less concerned about privacy," the IT consultant says.
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The 5 Greatest Personal Development Strategies That Actually Work - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The 5 Greatest Personal Development Strategies That Actually Work - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
There are thousands of different personal development strategies and ideas on how to improve your life. Which ones are the best? These five are!

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Global Immunology Development Strategies Report: 2013 Edition - An Evolving ... - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

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Although immunotherapy was first recognized over 100 years ago, it has only become an important therapeutic tool in recent decades.

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