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South Sudan: Pipelines and Oil Pollution

South Sudan: Pipelines and Oil Pollution

Article By Prof. Magnus Uju Amajirionwu, DPhil. Originally posted on Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2QyQbMx The South Sudan government recently announced plans to relocate thousands of people affected by the oil pollution in the former Unity State and other areas in the north of South Sudan. South Sudan’s Parliamentary Committee on Petroleum and […]

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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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Uganda and East Africa Hydrocarbon Plans

Uganda and East Africa Hydrocarbon Plans Greg Coleman, Petromall 13 September 2018 African infrastructure plans African Projects – Growing Gas Portfolio The Oil and Gas Industry in East Africa Uganda initial development plan and potential Export route Export planned from Western Uganda to Tanga on the Tanzanian Coast Planned infrastructure […]

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Don’t bet against US Shale!

Don’t bet against US Shale! David Bamford 07 September 2018 ….at least not for a while! As the demand for oil and associated liquids creeps past 100mmbbl/day, whilst companies wishing to access Iranian crude are confronted with the reality of sanctions once again, and there’s a meltdown in Venezuela – […]

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How is technology revolutionizing campus libraries?

How is technology revolutionizing campus libraries? Matthew Lynch, thetechedvocate.org 06 September 2018 Technology impacts the ways in which teachers – whether elementary, secondary, or post-secondary – present information and assess student learning and capabilities in the classroom.  And students use technology to change the way they learn and communicate in […]

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Online education: Sustainability guaranteed!

Online Education: Sustainability Guaranteed! Dr. Adalbertus Kamanzi, Director of Programmes, Virtual University of Uganda 24 August 2018 In one of the articles that appeared in the New Vision newspaper, “Wakati ukuta: No way to say ‘no’ to online education”, I argued that online education was here with us and there […]

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