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A Map Of The World, According To Wikipedia Geotags [Infographic]

A Map Of The World, According To Wikipedia Geotags [Infographic] | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
The English version of Wikipedia of has more than four million articles, or 2.5 billion words—50 times the number of words in the next-largest English (Cool map of the world as per Wikipedia entries at http://t.co/dhVRUOukDW)...
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Building impact over time: experiences from Zimbabwe - Research to Action

Building impact over time: experiences from Zimbabwe - Research to Action | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
Ian Scoones, Director ESRC STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex – Second prize winner of the ESRC...
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Universities must reverse a decline in entrepreneurship - University World News

Universities must reverse a decline in entrepreneurship - University World News | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
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Indigenous knowledge can help researchers solve crises - University World News

Indigenous knowledge can help researchers solve crises - University World News | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
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Beyond scientific impact: An evaluation approach that captures societal benefit and minimises documentation effort.

Beyond scientific impact: An evaluation approach that captures societal benefit and minimises documentation effort. | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
To grapple with the the substantial amount of data generated by research evaluations and impact assessments, funders and institutions must look to improve their communication systems. Birge Wolf, J...
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Enhancing university-industry linkages for ‘rising Africa’ - University World News

Enhancing university-industry linkages for ‘rising Africa’ - University World News | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
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Designing a Policy Influence Plan: Key Toolkits - Research to Action

Designing a Policy Influence Plan: Key Toolkits - Research to Action | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
An influence plan must identify and unpack the steps which contribute to specify and define problems, objectives, actions and necessary resources to...
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Getting African research from the lab to the airwaves

Getting African research from the lab to the airwaves | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
Hear BBC Africa’s Alex Jakana discuss the radio partnerships communicating African research to the continent.
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Communicating in a crisis like Ebola: Facts and figures

Communicating in a crisis like Ebola: Facts and figures | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
Ebola’s challenges hold lessons for other health emergencies. Elizabeth Smout examines what worked, and what didn’t.
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New media could topple ‘helicopter journalism’ in Africa

New media could topple ‘helicopter journalism’ in Africa | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
Local use of social media is beginning to add nuance to superficial international journalism, a festival hears.
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Higher education is key to development – World Bank - University World News

Higher education is key to development – World Bank - University World News | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
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Top business schools forge entrepreneurship partnership - University World News

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Improving access to development research from IDS and beyond

Improving access to development research from IDS and beyond | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
IDS is celebrating the milestone achievement of one million downloads from its new open access digital library of development research – IDS OpenDocs.
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Strategies to help fund university enrolment expansion - University World News

Strategies to help fund university enrolment expansion - University World News | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it

"African countries have been urged to explore creative tax strategies as one way to improve the financing of universities. Dr Patrick Awuah, founder of the private Ashesi University in Ghana, told the African Higher Education Summit that to raise Africa’s enrolment ratio from around 7% to 30% meant governments would have to spend 50 times more on the sector."

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Research quality on rise in African social sciences - University World News

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Universities and innovation for inclusive development - University World News

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Fast and made to last: Academic blogs look to ensure long-term accessibility and stability of content.

Fast and made to last: Academic blogs look to ensure long-term accessibility and stability of content. | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
Academic blogging has distinct advantages over traditional forms of scholarly communication but questions on their lasting preservation still remain to be seen. Who makes sure academic blog content...
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The Transformation of Research in the South: policies and outcomes

The Transformation of Research in the South: policies and outcomes | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
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How countries support public scientific research has a direct bearing on the capability of researchers to generate scientific knowledge, and of organizations to adapt or apply such knowledge. While many countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America are characterized by weak scientific capacity, there are signs of change in how governments support research and promote science.

In this dynamic context, some evident signs of change include the emergence o
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Analysts want govt to embrace & prioritize evidence based research | Radio One FM 90

Analysts want govt to embrace & prioritize evidence based research | Radio One FM 90 | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
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The struggle to get indigenous knowledge into policy

The struggle to get indigenous knowledge into policy | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
Local expertise is being included in more scientific assessments, but efforts remain patchy, finds Yojana Sharma.
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Fast and made to last: Academic blogs look to ensure long-term accessibility and stability of content.

Fast and made to last: Academic blogs look to ensure long-term accessibility and stability of content. | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
Academic blogging has distinct advantages over traditional forms of scholarly communication but questions on their lasting preservation still remain to be seen. Who makes sure academic blog content...
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Kenya embraces research chairs programme to drive R&D - University World News

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MPs call for resourced research department -

MPs call for resourced research department - | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
Members of Parliaments have stressed the need for the Research Department of Parliament to be adequately resourced to provide relevant data that
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Bloc creates virtual ‘regional integration’ university - University World News

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It's not enough for research to be right - it must travel to where it makes a real difference

It's not enough for research to be right - it must travel to where it makes a real difference | RoundUp: Research Uptake | Scoop.it
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