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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...
SciDev.Net: The Rise of Middle East Technology Parks
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SciDev.Net: The Rise of Middle East Technology Parks

October 14th, 2007 | by MuslimScience
By: Waleed Al-Shobakky Published in SciDev.Net on 3 October 2007 The rapid growth of technology parks in the Arab world has so far created more expectations than outcomes, reports Waleed Al-Shobakky. Over the past few years,...
SciDev.Net: All change for science in the OIC
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SciDev.Net: All change for science in the OIC

October 12th, 2007 | by MuslimScience
By: Wagdy Sawahel and Ehsan Masood The Organization of the Islamic Conference is reforming its science programme. But will change lead to better science? Wagdy Sawahel and Ehsan Masood report “Together, we comprise one...
SciDev.Net: Science and the Islamic World
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SciDev.Net: Science and the Islamic World

October 10th, 2007 | by MuslimScience
The Golden Age of Islam came to a halt in the thirteenth century with the Mongol invasion of much of Asia and Middle East. Since then, the lands that constitute the Muslim world have failed to regain their lost momentum for...
Expatriate Researchers: Will They Return & Stay?
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Expatriate Researchers: Will They Return & Stay?

October 2nd, 2007 | by MuslimScience
By: Athar Osama Over the last several years of the current government, the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) has funded thousands of scholarships and fellowships for Pakistanis to do PhD and Post-Doctoral work both...
Change in the Air: Science in the Muslim World
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Change in the Air: Science in the Muslim World

September 30th, 2007 | by MuslimScience
By: Ehsan Masood Published in SciDev.Net on 23 March 2006 The Islamic world’s scientific agency is on a path to reform. Ehsan Masood assesses the obstacles on the road ahead. Across the Muslim world, the controversy over...