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Profiles in Leadership (1): Dr. Mohammed ibn Ibrahim Al-Suwaiyel on KACST, NSTP, and Measuring the Benefits of Science
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Profiles in Leadership (1): Dr. Mohammed ibn Ibrahim Al-Suwaiyel on KACST, NSTP, and Measuring the Benefits of Science

January 3rd, 2011 | by MuslimScience
By: Dr. Athar Osama Muslim-Science.Com met with Dr. Mohammed ibn Ibrahim Al-Suwaiyel at his offices at King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology (KACST) – Saudi Arabia’s equivalent of the Ministry of Science and...
Islam Analysis (3): Science reforms need to show results
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Islam Analysis (3): Science reforms need to show results

December 30th, 2010 | by MuslimScience
By Athar Osama Published in SciDev.Net on 3 December 2010 | EN Reforms of science and higher education must deliver results to gain support of society, says science policy specialist Athar Osama. Excellence in higher education...
Islam Analysis (2): Will the US deliver on its promises?
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Islam Analysis (2): Will the US deliver on its promises?

December 30th, 2010 | by MuslimScience
By: Athar Osama 13 October 2010 | EN President Obama’s offer of scientific collaboration with the Muslim World has a long way to go, says Athar Osama. When US President Barrack Obama spoke at Cairo University in June 2009,...
Islam Analysis (1): Promoting Scientific Collaboration
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Islam Analysis (1): Promoting Scientific Collaboration

December 30th, 2010 | by MuslimScience
By: Athar Osama 7 September 2010 | EN Scientific cooperation in the Islamic world needs more than secure funding — a compelling set of projects is also essential, says Athar Osama. Scientific cooperation between Islamic...
Nature Article on Pakistan’s Higher Education Reform Experiment
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Nature Article on Pakistan’s Higher Education Reform Experiment

January 16th, 2010 | by MuslimScience
By: Athar Osama, Adil Najam, Shamsh Kassim-Lakha, Zulfikar Gilani and Christopher King Published in Nature on Sept 3, 2009 In 2002, Pakistan began an ambitious overhaul of its higher-education system. The successes and failures...
Muslim-Science.Com Supports Scientists Perception and Motivation Study
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Muslim-Science.Com Supports Scientists Perception and Motivation Study

January 9th, 2010 | by MuslimScience
Muslim-Science.Com is supporting the launch of Scientists, Engineers, and Innovators Perceptions and Motivations Study (SEI-PMS) aimed at scientific professionals from developing countries working both at home and abroad (as...
Nature’s Editorial on Higher Educational Reforms in Pakistan
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Nature’s Editorial on Higher Educational Reforms in Pakistan

January 2nd, 2010 | by MuslimScience
Nature: Editorial: Cash costs Nature 461, 11-12 (3 September 2009) | doi:10.1038/461011b; Published online 2 September 2009 Massive funding for Pakistan’s ailing universities holds many lessons for other developing nations....
SciDev.Net: Private Sector Can Help Islamic Science
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SciDev.Net: Private Sector Can Help Islamic Science

October 30th, 2007 | by MuslimScience
By: Abdalla Alnajjar SciDev.Net, published on 3 October 2007 The Muslim world need not lag behind in science and technology. Abdalla Alnajjar looks at an initiative that is charting a new approach. Science, technology and...
SciDev.Net: Sound Institutions Could Quickly Boost Muslim Science
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SciDev.Net: Sound Institutions Could Quickly Boost Muslim Science

October 17th, 2007 | by MuslimScience
By: Athar Osama Published in SciDev.Net on 3 October 2007 Muslim countries need good quality institutions to motivate researchers, argues Athar Osama. Describing scientific productivity in the 57 countries of the Organization of...
SciDev.Net: The Muslim Diaspora – From Brain Drain to Brain Gain?
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SciDev.Net: The Muslim Diaspora – From Brain Drain to Brain Gain?

October 15th, 2007 | by MuslimScience
By: Munir Nayfeh Published in SciDev.Net on 3 October 2007 Muslim countries should harness their huge diaspora and support collaboration between their expatriate and local scientists, says Munir Nayfeh. In the last 50 years, huge...