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Driving Impact on Education and Gender Parity

Gender equality is degenerating and shifts in the workforce are threatening to increase skills gaps. Saadia Zahidi, Head of Education, Gender and Work, Member...

Harnessing healing within the body: Taipei Medical University simplifies microbiome analysis using machine learning...

No man is an island, an old saying goes. Nothing proves this better than microbiome research into the bacteria, archaea and viruses that co-exist...

The lack of women’s education in the Middle East

When women are educated, they are more inclined to be politically active and be vocal about certain social and economic issues. Women in the Middle...

A growing number of people think their jobs are useless. Time to rethink the...

Recent surveys carried out by the Harvard Business Review revealed that most professionals find their jobs meaningless. These jobs have also been termed as...

Will robots take your job? Humans ignore the coming AI revolution at their peril.

Automated technologies have already influenced numerous fields, placing pressures on job vacancies and regular employment. Certain positions within the organisations will also likely become...

Institutional flaws in India

One of the fundamental challenges is the lack of trust between all stakeholders, and it is this lack of trust that deters all efforts...

Rula Ghani making waves as Afghanistan’s First Lady

Rula Ghani is the wife of Afghanistan’s president, Ashraf Ghani. She pursued an education in Paris and obtained a master’s degree in political studies...

UMP Launched UMPValid8 and Mobile Wallet UMP XChain

Universiti Malaysia Pahang has emerged as the first public university in Malaysia to use Blockchain Technology for its UMPValid8 and Mobile Wallet UMP XChain....
President urges University of Indonesia to take the lead for innovation

President urges University of Indonesia to take the lead for innovation

President Joko Widodo has urged University of Indonesia (UI) to lead by example through the creation of innovation. UI can take the lead through...
The Future of Education

The Future of Education

The nature of work is going to change as automation and artificial intelligence turn many manual, repetitive jobs obsolete. For future generations to remain...
Many graduates in the Middle East are not ready for the workplace

Many graduates in the Middle East are not ready for the workplace

Many graduates in the Middle East are not ready for the workforce and it is a reflection of the difficulty in the region’s university...
Why Design Thinking is a Priority for the Automation Economy

Why Design Thinking is a Priority for the Automation Economy

We are in the modern era of novelty and complexity surrounded by smart machines and influenced by algorithms. Most jobs have or will be...
The Wheel of Modern Education

The Wheel of Modern Education

Listen to what Gautam Khetrapal, a Computer Engineer by education, has to say about The Wheel of Modern Education at a TEDx event. “We want...