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QF’s Stars of Science jury members outline how scientific education and development are crucial to helping the Arab world recover from pandemic

Doha, Qatar-Sunday 12 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

The COVID-19 pandemic has fast-tracked a digital revolution across the world, specifically in the Arab region – connecting people and providing them with access to a wealth of data, information, and media.

For this reason, society has had to embrace STEM education for sustainable development within the MENA region, according to Professor Fouad Mrad, the longest-serving jury member on Qatar Foundation’s (QF) edutainment TV show, Stars of Science.

“This stimulated access to knowledge leaves governments and parents no choice but to help facilitate access to STEM fields among the next generation, and introduce related policies to maximize the benefits to society,” he said.

Prof. Mrad, a longtime advocate for STEM education an ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 12 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Antigua and Barbuda marks a milestone in its history as it participates for the first time in Expo 2020 Dubai.

Positioning itself as the emerging economic powerhouse of the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda hopes its first ever pavilion at a World Expo will showcase its booming investment and tourism industries as well as its rich history and culture to the world, as more than 20 million people are expected to visit Dubai for the six-month duration of the event.

Equally significant, the country’s participation at Expo 2020 Dubai coincides with its 40th year of independence and will also include a trade office to be located a floor just above its pavilion, to facilitate trade missions and leverage opportunities over the course of the Expo.

“The essence of Antigua and Barbuda lies in its culture and people. Steeped in history and wrapped in a culture of warmth and vibrancy, we ... Read more »

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Digital Experience Aims to Jumpstart Changemakers’ Postponed Goals and Dreams

PHILADELPHIA-Saturday 11 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Project Management Institute (PMI) today launched Make Reality, a virtual hub designed to inspire and support changemakers as they drive transformation and create positive social impact across the world while navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. Telling the unique stories of changemakers – those at the forefront of driving change, personally and professionally – as they created impact in today’s project-centered world, the virtual hub empowers changemakers to get started on their next project or see a project through to the finish line that was left on hold.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

Nearly four in five consumers (79 percent) in PMI’s Make Reality Global Survey 20201 said they c ... Read more »

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This strategic investment provides Schlumberger with access to the fast-growing stationary energy storage solutions market through differentiated technology

HOUSTON-Saturday 11 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger New Energy announced today an investment and collaboration agreement to deploy EnerVenue’s uniquely differentiated nickel-hydrogen battery technology, which is a key enabler of stationary energy storage solutions. Schlumberger New Energy and EnerVenue will work together to progress large-scale deployment of nickel-hydrogen battery technology across selected global markets.

Energy storage solutions are critical to the evolution of the energy mix as the energy transition demands greater contribution from renewable sources. The focus on expanding electrification is accelerating the need for large scale deployment of safe, cost effective, sustainable and reliable stationary energy storage solutions. There is a rapidly growi ... Read more »

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