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Developing Smoking Cessation Practitioners through SCOPE
6-April-2017

Malaysia has implemented a number of legislative activities over the decade of participation in the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC). NARCC (UM) developed a training program - Smoking Cessation Organizing, Planning and Execution (SCOPE) which is accredited by the Ministry of Health.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
The power of day care
4-April-2017

One of the first, formal evaluations of a day care program in India for lowincome households could provide empirical evidence that will improve gender equality across the country and beyond.

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Contact: Kyle Brown Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
 
The Rise of Alternative Metrics (Altmetrics) for Research Impact Measurement
3-April-2017

Altmetrics are new metrics proposed as alternatives to impact factor for journals as well as individual citation indexes (h-index). Altmetrics uses online activities to measure the impact, buzz and word of mouth for scientific information. It includes new methods to measure the usage at citation level.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Building trust, not hate: When people know each other, cooperation is more likely than conflict
29-March-2017

When anonymity between people is lifted, they more likely cooperate with each other. Playing nice can thereby become a winning strategy, an international team of scientists shows in a study to be published in Science Advances.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
QU legal clinic conducts study on Qatari climate change laws and policies
20-March-2017

A legal clinic from Qatar University College of Law (QU-LAWC) and local institutions is reviewing the current Qatari laws and policies related to climate change with the aim to find ways to adapt the objectives and terms of the Paris Agreement within the Qatari context.

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Contact: Abdel Magid Hamouda Institution: Qatar University
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