President of Ain Shams University honors the author of Ancient EGYPTIAN Mathematical Papyri

By: Rabab Nassar Photo: Islam Shaban – Mahmoud Saleh Prof. Dr. Abdel Wahab Ezzat, President of Ain Shams University honored, Professor of Mathematics, University of Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States of America Dr. Maher Shawar. The award came in recognition of his efforts in writing the first book on mathematics and papyrus that contains theories and mathematical equations in… Read More »

Sociologist Charges Undergraduates to be Enterprising

A sociologist cum banker, Mojibade Sosanya, has urged students in the Department of Sociology of Covenant University to see their subscription to the programme as a foundational background needed to function at an optimal level in whatever other career paths they may choose to tow later in life. Speaking on the topic, ‘Digital Business Development in the Banking… Read More »

Large research project on refugees, human rights and European values receives funding

The European Commission has recently funded a large new research project in which Utrecht University’s Ethics Institute participates. REFUGEE CRISIS An interdisciplinary research team will investigate how the recent so-called ‘refugee crisis’ has influenced the self-understanding of the EU and its member states. The project also aims to develop an ethically justified view regarding refugees, and to clarify… Read More »

Experts defend youth civic engagement

Australia’s youth are more democratically engaged than they’re given credit for by those in power and are devalued for their contributions, according to new research by Monash and Deakin universities.   Monash University Associate Professor Lucas Walsh has been working with Deakin University’s Dr Rosalyn Black to better understand young people’s democratic engagement. Contrary to the view of… Read More »

Stem cell researchers develop new method to study neurodegenerative diseases in the lab

KU Leuven scientists present a new way to generate oligodendrocytes, building blocks of the brain that play a crucial role in neurodegenerative diseases such as multiple sclerosis and ALS. The method makes it much easier to study these cells and explore their therapeutic potential. All stem cells are immature, and pluripotent stem cells are the most immature among… Read More »

Covenant Ranked 2nd Among African Universities in Management Information Systems

Elsevier SciVal, the quick and easy access to the research performance of 8500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide, has ranked Covenant University as the second best among African institutions in the field of Management Information Systems. Covenant, with 67 publications, 151 authors and 1 citation, was second only to the University of Sfax (Tunisia). No other Nigerian… Read More »

JU student co-discovers an atypical star

American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) has officially confirmed the discovery of an atypical RS Canum Venaticorum type variable star. The discovery was made by Adam Tużnik, a student of astronomy at the Jagiellonian University, and Gabriel Murawski, an astronomy enthusiast from the Medical University of Bialystok. The object located in the Andromeda constellation was catalogued as… Read More »

UT scientists defeated Harvard University in international competition

Scientists of UT Institute of Physics won first place among 36 research groups in an international competition for creating super-resolution microscopy software in the 3D microscopy category. Second and third place in this category went to the teams of Harvard University. UT was represented in the competition by scientists and doctoral students of the Institute of Physics: Ardi… Read More »