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- Prof. Ameenah Gurib FIAS is the 2019 IAS-COMSTECH Ibrahim Memorial Award Laureate
The IAS Council has recently elected Professor Ameenah Gurib-Fakim FIAS (Mauritius), Managing Director of the Centre International de Développement Pharmaceutique (CIDP) Research and Innovation, as the Laureate of the IAS-COMSTECH ...
- Pain and anguish at the heinous attacks in New Zealand
A Statement by HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal
following the terrorist attacks in New Zealand, March 15th 2019
Words cannot express adequately the pain and anguish I feel at the heinous attacks in New Zealand. I ...
- Atta-ur-Rahman FIAS to head a Science and Technology Task Force in Pakistan
The government has now approved the proposed task force on science and
technology. The notification lists the names of all the people who will be on
the task force.
Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, Former Minister of Science & Technology, Former
- Southeast Asia’s Best Universities 2019
- Towards an Optimal Governance System for STI
Tan Sri Prof. Omar Abdul Rahman FIAS
There is a lively renewed discussion among the scientific community in Malaysia for the establishment of a Parliamentary Select or Standing Committee on Science, ...
- Science Institutionalization in Early Islam: Bayt Al-Hikma of Baghdad as a Model of an Academy of Sciences
Science Institutionalization in Early Islam:
“Bayt al-Hikma of Baghdad as a Model of an Academy of Sciences”
Moneef Rafe’ Zou’bi and Mohd Hazim Shah
Science institutions have ...
- Prof. Jackie Ying FIAS receives 2018 Turkish Academy of Sciences Prize
Singapore, December 27, 2018 – Professor Jackie Y. Ying who heads A*STAR’s NanoBio Lab in Singapore has won the 2018 Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) Academy Prize in Science and Engineering Sciences. This award recognizes her pioneering work in the synthesis of ...
- Prof. Mohamed H A Hassan FIAS elected TWAS President
As the founding executive director of TWAS, Mohamed Hassan helped to build the Academy into a global voice for science in the developing world. Now he will return as its president, seeking to guide it to new achievements.
Mohamed H A Hassan, a ...
- Pakistan and Egypt had highest rise in research output in 2018
Global production of scientific papers hit an all-time high this year, estimates show, with emerging economies rising fastest.
Emerging economies showed some of the largest increases in research output in 2018, according to estimates from the publishing-services ...