RTI International and IBM Research – Africa forge partnership for data-driven development

Launch project in Mombasa County, Kenya using technology to improve understanding of educational challenges in schools. RTI International (http://www.rti.org) – a leading nonprofit research institute...

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Islamic states under fire for ’empty promises’ on science

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Mozambique – Italy funds university research

Young researchers from Mozambique presented “Biotechnology for Health” and “The Genetic Characterisation of Populations”, at the first symposium of biotechnologies masters of the Eduardo...

SA: SATNAC opens doors for students

Information Communications and Technology (ICT) students will have an opportunity to showcase their research and network with industry leaders, when the South African Telecommunication...

Universities agree to take action on sustainability

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 22 June 2012.  The UN backed Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) programme aims for educational institutes...

Nitrogen fertiliser ‘could prevent locust swarms’

A surprising finding promises a cheap and environmentally friendly way of controlling locust swarms, a major plague that devastates crops around the world. Oedaleus asiaticus locusts thrive...

SA: University of Technology and French Ministry of Education Create Innovation Centre

PARIS & CAPE TOWN, Dassault Systemes a world leader in 3D design, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Cape Peninsula...

SA: Heart disease and HIV; effect of skin lighteners to be discussed at physiology...

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Africa-wide Research and Innovation Management for STI Development

Effective research and innovation partnerships with both academic and non-academic partners; and across borders are an increasingly strategic component in the internationalisation agenda of...

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