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Book Review: Finding Miller’s God
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Book Review: Finding Miller’s God

January 13th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
A Book Review of Kenneth Miller’s “Finding Darwin’s God: A Scientist’s Search for Common Ground between God and Evolution (Harper Perennial, 1999, ISBN 0-06-017593-1)” By the Editors of Muslim-Science.Com Kenneth Miller’s book ‘Finding Darwin’s God’ engages... Read More
Islam Analysis: Do or Die for OIC Science Cooperation
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Islam Analysis: Do or Die for OIC Science Cooperation

April 23rd, 2013 | by MuslimScience
The Islamic world’s current science effort is on life support and without major ‘surgery’ could be yet another policy failure, says Athar Osama. In 2007, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) created the Science, Technology and Innovation Organisation... Read More
Islam Analysis: The ‘Women in Science’ Movement has a long way to go
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Islam Analysis: The ‘Women in Science’ Movement has a long way to go

March 23rd, 2013 | by MuslimScience
The number of female researchers in the Islamic World is above average, but this does not translate to the quality of their participation, says Athar Osama. Women’s limited participation in the scientific labour force — particularly at the highest echelons — may be one... Read More
Islam Analysis: Faith Must be Reconciled with Science
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Islam Analysis: Faith Must be Reconciled with Science

February 28th, 2013 | by MuslimScience
Critical debate is needed to resolve science-Islam divisions and ensure that knowledge flourishes in the Muslim world, says Athar Osama. Last month, two noteworthy events took place that, although primarily involving UK Muslim communities, may have consequences throughout the... Read More
Islam Analysis (16): Specialist R&D funds need rethink
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Islam Analysis (16): Specialist R&D funds need rethink

April 11th, 2012 | by MuslimScience
By:Athar Osama Specialist R&D funds levied on business must build organisations that offer short-term benefits through a clear strategy, says Athar Osama. Just under a decade ago countries in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) signed a science vision 1441 (which... Read More
SciDev.Net: Princess Sumaya on Science after the Arab Spring
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SciDev.Net: Princess Sumaya on Science after the Arab Spring

January 26th, 2012 | by MuslimScience
By: Mićo Tatalović Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan of Jordan talks to SciDev.Net about hopes for science in the Middle East, science diplomacy and the role of women scientists. Members of royal families around the world often express support for science, but Princess Sumaya... Read More
Islam Analysis (12): MENA Solar energy project must be more open
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Islam Analysis (12): MENA Solar energy project must be more open

October 18th, 2011 | by MuslimScience
By: Athar Osama Published in SciDev.Net on 13 October 2011 Desertec, an ambitious solar power project in the Middle East and Africa, should be more transparent and participatory, argues Athar Osama. Desertec is the largest solar power project ever conceived. It is designed to... Read More
Islam Analysis(11): Change course on collaboration
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Islam Analysis(11): Change course on collaboration

September 26th, 2011 | by MuslimScience
By: Athar Osama Published on 16 September 2011 in SciDev.Net Plans for science collaboration in the Muslim world aren’t working and need a major revamp, says Athar Osama. As SciDev.Net’s Islam Analysis reaches its first year of publication, it is a good time to... Read More
Islam Analysis(10): Give science a social contract
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Islam Analysis(10): Give science a social contract

September 6th, 2011 | by MuslimScience
By: Athar Osama Published at SciDev.Net on 11 August 2011 Ambitious plans for a ‘desert development corridor’ in Egypt could provide a concrete example of the social value of science, says Athar Osama. Last month, the journal Science published a supplement called... Read More
Perspectives: Egypt needs science powered by people, not big projects
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Perspectives: Egypt needs science powered by people, not big projects

July 28th, 2011 | by MuslimScience
By: Austin Dacey Published on 21 July 2011 in SciDev.Net Egypt’s ‘science city’ will not build a science culture without its people empowered by academic experience abroad, argues Austin Dacey. There was a big day for ‘big science’ in Egypt last... Read More