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The Pearl of Africa and the 16th African Wildlife Consultative Forum – Matters Arising

The Pearl of Africa and the 16th African Wildlife Consultative Forum – Matters Arising

The African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) recently held its 16th meeting of African governments, professional hunting associations, community-based sustainable use organisations and wildlife experts in Kampala, Uganda from November 13-16, 2018. It is the first time the meeting was held in Uganda and focused mainly on African lions and leopards, […]

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The State of Climate Science

Dr. Marcia McNutt – The State of Climate Science Roberto Bencini, Rome (Italy) 31 October 2018 On October 29th, 2018, the Columbia Energy Exchange published an interesting podcast, where Bill Loveless interviews Dr. Marcia McNutt, the president of the National Academy of Sciences, about the status of climate science (https://energypolicy.columbia.edu/dr-marcia-mcnutt-state-climate-science). […]

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Pilots of £6m anti-cheating tool report successful results

Pilots of £6m anti-cheating tool report successful results EU-backed project using facial-, voice- and keystroke-identification technology enters final stages Anna McKie, The Times Higher Education 29 October 2018 A €7 million (£6.2 million) tool designed to stamp out cheating in online assessment is preparing for launch after successful European trials. […]

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Have you considered an online university?

Have you considered an online university? Desire Mbabaali (Adapted from The Daily Monitor) 05 October 2018 Learning within virtual spaces is one of the ways of leveraging on new technologies that have come up in education in this digital era. In Uganda, the Virtual University of Uganda (VUU) is among […]

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