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Call for Papers: Beyond the Professoriate | - From PhD to Life

Call for Papers: Beyond the Professoriate | - From PhD to Life | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Call for Papers: Beyond the Professoriate. In my latest post for University Affairs, I gush about being part of the wonderful community of PhDs helping out other PhDs. One of them, Maren Wood from Lilli Research Group, and I ...
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After Failed Geneva Talks, US Steps Up Threats ... - Global Research

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In the wake of last week's failed talks in Geneva, Washington and its allies are escalating pressure on Syria over chemical weapons and professed “humanitarian” concerns. The shift toward a more aggressive posture toward ...
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Research Methodology; Lecture 1 (MiniCourse)

2013 Virtual Academy: Research Methodology; Lecture 1 (MiniCourse) Organizer: Krishna Vedula | Presenter: Prasant Mohapatra Presenter Profile: Prasant Mohapa...
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Key to sustainable nutrition in Africa is prevention not treatment - Medical Xpress

Key to sustainable nutrition in Africa is prevention not treatment - Medical Xpress | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Key to sustainable nutrition in Africa is prevention not treatment Medical Xpress The SUNRAY project is made up of a consortium of international academics from four leading European institutions including the University of Sheffield, universities...
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U.S. Government Considers Mandatory Vehicle-to-Vehicle ...

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Technology that allows cars to "talk" to each other could become mandated by the U.S. government, according to today's Department of Transportation announcement. Vehicle-to-vehicle communication is currently in the ...
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Fight Over Diverting Campaign Funds for Research Takes New Turn - Science AAAS

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The need to fight childhood diseases seems obvious.
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Single-sex education unlikely to offer advantage over coed schools, research finds - EurekAlert (press release)

Single-sex education unlikely to offer advantage over coed schools, research finds EurekAlert (press release) WASHINGTON - Single-sex education does not educate girls and boys any better than coed schools, according to research published by the...
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A Professor With A Western Past Remakes Pakistan's Entrepreneurial Future - Forbes

A Professor With A Western Past Remakes Pakistan's Entrepreneurial Future - Forbes | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
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Umar Saif has done a lot in his 35 years. A Pakistani, he earned his PhD in computer science from the University of Cambridge at 22.
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Presentation focuses on best practices in information literacy - Penn State News

Presentation focuses on best practices in information literacy - Penn State News | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Presentation focuses on best practices in information literacy Penn State News Information Literacy Librarian Anne Behler and Science Librarian John Meier have had a proposal accepted for presentation at LOEX 2014 Conference, “Creative...
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E-book price fixing lands Apple with $840 million damages claim ...

E-book price fixing lands Apple with $840 million damages claim ... | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
As a result of it conspiring with publishing companies to raise e-books prices, a state and consumer antitrust claim of over $840 (£510) million has now hit Apple. This latest action stems from the successful antitrust lawsuit ...
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Nigeria launches automated intellectual property system - HumanIPO

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“The inauguration of the IPAS today is a big milestone in the transformation agenda of this administration.
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St. Landry council to consider parish library tax - The Advocate

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St. Landry council to consider parish library tax
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“The whole information literacy process in this parish has been diffused and left up to someone else. It's really starting to show itself.
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cfp Connecticut Information Literacy Conference

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There is a call for proposals for the 13 June 2014 Connecticut Information Literacy Conference, titled Our New Frontier: Metaliteracy, Threshold Concepts, New Standards, and Other Wild Ideas, to be held at Manchester ...
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Neubauer Collegium's new research projects to tackle complex ...

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From the impact of a new government health insurance program in India to the profound questions surrounding death and end-of-life care, the 15 new research projects supported by the Neubauer Family Collegium for ...
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Rio global center to offer Portuguese TV writing program - CU Columbia Spectator

Rio global center to offer Portuguese TV writing program - CU Columbia Spectator | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
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Rio global center to offer Portuguese TV writing program
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Starting in the third week, students will begin writing their own script. The program will focus on both comedy and drama formats.
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University of Dar es Salaam Tops East Africa Top Web Rankings - AllAfrica.com

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University of Dar es Salaam Tops East Africa Top Web Rankings AllAfrica.com Tanzania's university of Dar es |Salaam is the top ranked East African University at position 12 in the continent according to the 2014 university web rankings list...
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Global patent war looms with epoch-making discovery of STAP cells - Asahi Shimbun

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Global patent war looms with epoch-making discovery of STAP cells Asahi Shimbun But it turns out that Riken took appropriate steps in the United States about a year ago, according to information available from the World Intellectual Property...
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New vet college grants fund cancer research - Cornell Chronicle

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New vet college grants fund cancer research
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Scientists in cancer research have a new springboard from which to launch projects at Cornell.
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Imperial Wins Funds for Health Protection Research - Labmate Online

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Imperial Wins Funds for Health Protection Research
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The National Institute for Health Research has awarded Imperial funds for four new Health Protection Research Units (HPRUs).
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Public libraries get online access to research journals - BBC News

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Public libraries get online access to research journals
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Hundreds of thousands of research journal articles are to be made available on computers in public libraries.
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Enhance Your Scholarship Winning Skills

Enhance Your Scholarship Winning Skills | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Scholarships are all about competition - prepare by enhancing and honing in on the skills necessary to win! What are they? Find out here. (Scholarships are all about competition - prepare by enhancing the skills necessary to win!
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Walk-In Access to High Quality Academic Research Available in UK Public ... - PR Newswire (press release)

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Research makes case for home blood pressure monitoring | Cutting ...

Research makes case for home blood pressure monitoring | Cutting ... | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
New research of more than 5,000 people spanning four countries finds that not only do people with this kind of hidden hypertension have a greater risk of heart attacks and strokes, but that home blood pressure monitoring ...
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Bible! Science! Who will win the great debate? - USA TODAY

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Book focuses on urban slavery as it existed in Savannah - Savannah Morning News

Book focuses on urban slavery as it existed in Savannah
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“I do a lot of research in Savannah at the Georgia Historical Society, but I hadn't done a study on Savannah proper. Leslie is one of the leading scholars on urban slavery.
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