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Winners of Excellent Leadership Award
 Islamic scientific channel
Special Documentary on IDB Scholarship Programme 30th anniversary & IDB 40th anniversary celebration
Hero rats could detect tuberculosis
Scientists have trained African giant pouched rats to help with tuberculosis (TB) detection, significantly increasing TB case findings
Film about Islamic inventions presented on the occasion of the exhibition thousand Inventions in London
Produced by the British film about Islamic inventions And Ozarona look more than stellar as the makers of Western civilization And not as other Asorna in their lectures and writings we Bedouins and barefoot, naked we came out of the desert For destruction and looting Film showed an uproar in Europe It is very necessary that everyone sees and Anscheroh Film in the following link, and 11-minute
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Iran Sets Up Network of Science Laboratories
2015 will be a ‘Year of Innovation’ for UAE
Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman has won the “Friendship Award of China” which is the People's Republic of China's Highest National Award for "foreign experts who have made outstanding contributions to the country's economic and social progress".
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 Muslim women in science
Arab Women: Highly Educated, Underemployed
Unlocking the potential of educated Arab women
For Arab women, hard-won progress in education has not earned them the economic progress they deserve. Although young women seek and succeed in tertiary education at higher rates than young men, they are far less likely to enter and remain in the job market. Understanding and tackling the barriers that hinder women from working would unlock Arab women’s potential and yield significant social and economic benefits to every Arab State.
Female education and workforce trends in health-related disciplines in Jordan
A recent report by the World Bank on gender assessment showed that half of Jordan’s educated females were unemployed, despite a growing awareness of the importance of women’s role in science.
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 Studies and reports
Seven signs of voodoo science
The bibliometrics of the developing world
Sarah Huggett touches upon the difficulty of defining ‘developing countries’ and then discusses their development in bibliometric terms. For example, has research output from developing countries changed in different subject fields in recent years?
Environmental Atlas Explores Vulnerable Arab Region
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What Progress is Being Made to Arab “Knowledge Economies”?
2014: The year in science
Despite it being a year of unrest in the region, investment in science in the Middle East has paid off in 2014.
Islam’s contributions to Science
Evaluation of the scientific and philosophical achievements of the Muslims after Islam had made its impact deeply on the Arab Peninsula, show that though Islam has its own weltanschauung based on Tawhid and a well-defined epistemological frame work, yet it does not neglect the beneficial sciences to get incorporated with its civilizational march in the early days of its advancement. Muslims
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Muhammad Yunus
Noble Prize Winner in economy in 2006 from Bangladesh
Mohamed Abdus Salam
“Nobel Prize winner for physics in 1979 from Pakistan”
Ahmed Zewail
“Nobel Prize Winner for Chemistry in 1999 from Egypt”
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Directory of Free Arab Journals
3 Islamic states among Top 7 Most Technologically Advanced Countries In Africa
Technology is really advancing at the speed of light with countries in Europe and Asia currently leading the pack. Africa is currently lagging behind and are dependent on already existing technological advancement for survival. Although the reason could be that most of the countries in Africa are ”Developing Countries” , however , there are still some African countries in the fore front of technological advancement including Egypt, Nigeria and Uganda
The World Library of Science
The library –WLoS – ‘contains’ more than 300 articles, 25 eBooks and some 70 videos, as well as a digital platform that “provides a community hub” for learning. It will give students and teachers around the world access to the latest science information and the opportunity to create a “global community for science education”
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 Science and technology education observatory
MAURITANIA : High university spending but poor results – Report
Although the northwest African nation of Mauritania has a proportionately higher budget for universities than most neighbouring countries, it suffers from low education quality, weak management and governance, and an aging student population.
LIBYA: University-business incubator to boost the economy
A Tripoli University Business Incubator is to be created in the Libyan capital in an effort to narrow the gap between university educational outputs and the needs of the workplace, and to encourage new businesses. The initiative supports Libya Vision 2020, which includes sweeping higher education reform.
TUNISIA : New 10-year higher education and research reform plan
Tunisia is planning a 10-year reform initiative for higher education and research that will kick off this year and will focus on improving the employability of graduates and revitalising research.
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  Meetings & conferences  

6th International Conference for Environmental sciences
Date : 15-16/ December 2015
Location: Iraq

DATE : 12-15 October 2015
Location: Abuja, Nigeria

CLAC 1st Scientific Conference Impact of Climate on Egyptian Agriculture Challenges & Opportunities
June 8-9, 2015
Cairo, Egypt

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  Fellowships, awards and & training opportunities  

Top 15 Research Scholarships for International Students

Top 20 Tuition Fee Scholarships for International Students

25 Excellence Scholarships for Excellent International Students

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  Academic job opportunities in the islamic world  

2013 Graduate Research Assistant Positions at Özyegin University in Turkey
Özyegin University and 5 other leading engineering schools are offering graduate research assistant positions. Applicants will perform cutting-edge research related to solid-state lighting, optical design, and electronics cooling. Researchers applying for the position must have a BSc and MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics or a related field.

Asst. Prof. / Assoc. Prof. in Hematology/Blood Banking
Qatar University
Department of Health Sciences
Doha, Qatar, Qatar

Assoc. Prof. / Prof. in Diagnostics Molecular Biology
Qatar University
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Doha, Qatar, Qatar

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