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Research4Life software development challenge presented to thousands of students in Microsoft’s Imagine Cup
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REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 22, 2010 — Microsoft Corp. today announced Imagine Cup Solve This, a new program to provide inspiration for students looking to help solve the world’s toughest problems. In the spirit of “crowdsourcing,” intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), nongovernmental organizations
How Providing Access to Research Helps Address the UN Millennium Development Goals – Microsoft's Frank McCosker
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Posted by Frank McCosker Managing Director, Global Strategic Accounts At Microsoft, we are driven by the idea that technology helps enable people to realize their full potential. Our involvement with Research4Life is a great example of how access to technology and the information
How Providing Access to Research Helps Address the UN Millennium Development Goals – Microsoft’s Frank McCosker
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Posted by Frank McCosker Managing Director, Global Strategic Accounts At Microsoft, we are driven by the idea that technology helps enable people to realize their full potential. Our involvement with Research4Life is a great example of how access to technology and the information
STM Appoints Richard Gedye Director of Outreach Programmes
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Oxford, 1 September 2010 From 1 January 2011, STM is pleased to announce that Richard Gedye, currently Research Director at Oxford University Press, will assume responsibility for STM’s Outreach Programmes upon his retirement from OUP. These programmes include Research4Life and
Researchers and Farmers in Burkina Faso Benefit from Research4Life’s AGORA Programme
As one of the poorest countries in the world, Burkina Faso regularly suffers from drought, poor soil, lack of adequate communications and other infrastructure, a low literacy rate, and a stagnant economy. With 80% of the population relying on the
Researchers and Farmers in Burkina Faso Benefit from Research4Life's AGORA Programme
As one of the poorest countries in the world, Burkina Faso regularly suffers from drought, poor soil, lack of adequate communications and other infrastructure, a low literacy rate, and a stagnant economy. With 80% of the population relying on the
ILIG International Award Honours Vimbai Hungwe
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This annual prize is awarded to a person, group or committee, which has made a real difference to a community through their work in library and information services in countries outside the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. This
Low-Income Countries Get Free Access to Medical Text(regarding Oxford Textbook of Medicine Joining HINARI)- From Wellcome Trust Blog (May 2010)
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A new Wellcome Trust sponsorship is helping doctors and healthcare workers in low- and middle-income countries gain free access to one of the world’s leading medical texts. The Oxford Textbook of Medicine has provided practical guidance on clinical management and
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A medicine classic goes online and far afield: OUP’s Oxford Textbook of Medicine launched online for the first time (From Oxford University Press, May 2010)
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Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched, for the first time online, the prestigious Oxford Textbook of Medicine. Generations of consultants, trainees, and medical students have relied on this “classic” for practical guidance on clinical management and the prevention of disease.
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A medicine classic goes online and far afield: OUP's Oxford Textbook of Medicine launched online for the first time (From Oxford University Press, May 2010)
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Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched, for the first time online, the prestigious Oxford Textbook of Medicine. Generations of consultants, trainees, and medical students have relied on this “classic” for practical guidance on clinical management and the prevention of disease.
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IFIS – FSTA Abstracts join AGORA
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The International Food Information Service (IFIS) Publishing has made available to AGORA subscribers in selected countries the FSTA/Direct- the Food Science and Technology Abstracts database. Established for over 40 years, the IFIS Publishing database, FSTA/Direct, offers access to extensive food
Scopus Now Available in Research4Life for Scientists in the Developing World
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Scopus now availabile in Research4Life for scientists in the developing world Scientists in developing world benefit from freely available web-integrated literature research tool with citation information, direct links to full-text articles, library resources, patent searches and reference management software Amsterdam,