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Leading scientists cautious about $20bn medical research future fund

Leading scientists cautious about $20bn medical research future fund | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Acclaimed medical researchers, cited by the government as potential beneficiaries, say research fund needs to be rethought.
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Our Research Funding Opportunities for 2015 are now OPEN!

Our Research Funding Opportunities for 2015 are now OPEN! | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Get all the details! Deadline is November 21st, 2014, 5:00 PM MST. (RT @FireScienceGOV: Research Funding Opportunities 2015 Now OPEN!
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Majority of research funding goes to minority of institutions

Majority of research funding goes to minority of institutions | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
71 per cent went to 31 universities because of ‘narrowed’ definitions of excellence, claims report (Majority of research funding goes to minority of institutions http://t.co/wbpkQAbrjM via @timeshighered)...
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Field Notes for 21st Century Literacies: A Guide to New Theories, Methods, and Practices for Open Peer Teaching and Learning by The 21st Century Collective

Field Notes for 21st Century Literacies: A Guide to New Theories, Methods, and Practices for Open Peer Teaching and Learning by The 21st Century Collective | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
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Essay on the art of peer reviewing and why it matters in academic careers - Inside Higher Ed

Essay on the art of peer reviewing and why it matters in academic careers - Inside Higher Ed | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Essay on the art of peer reviewing and why it matters in academic careers Inside Higher Ed Rarely are professionals in any field trained in how to perform a blind peer review, even though the activity is one of the foundations upon which knowledge...
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Industry-sponsored academic research promotes innovation, study finds - Penn State News

Industry-sponsored academic research promotes innovation, study finds - Penn State News | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Industry-sponsored academic research promotes innovation, study finds
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Academic research tools

A little video showing how Google Scholar, MS OneNote, and Zotero work well together for collecting academic research and managing bibliographies. Made prima...
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100 Search Engines For Academic Research

100 Search Engines For Academic Research | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
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10 Reasons Why I Will Continue to Give my Children Handheld Devices

10 Reasons Why I Will Continue to Give my Children Handheld Devices | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

Here are my 10 reasons why I will continue giving my children handheld devices, and all other forms of technology as well.

 


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 12, 2014 2:16 PM

And very good reasons they are too.

Jan Schwartz's curator insight, September 13, 2014 10:54 AM

Can't really argue with any of these reasons!

David Smart's curator insight, September 13, 2014 5:55 PM

Good reasons. Why try to place our children into an unrealistic tech-free bubble. For good or bad, technology is all around us All the time. Here are some good tips on making the best of what we have.