Friday, 20 January 2017
Thursday, 19 January 2017
JMI, New Delhi organizes "BRICS and the Multipolar World: Workshop on BRICS Studies" | on 1st February
BRICS and the Multipolar World: Workshop on BRICS Studies
Date: 1st February 2017
Venue: Ho Chi Minh Conference Room, MMAJ Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
The five countries that comprise BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – are emerging economies striving to create of a more just and balanced system of global economic relations. BRICS focuses on good neighbourly relations, mutually beneficial cooperation, climate change, security issues, sustainable growth and reform of the international economic architecture to find means to solve unemployment. It promotes multilateral trade cooperation. Its multi-sectoral cooperation among members includes science, technology, internet governance and security, social security, agriculture, intellectual property, tourism, health, etc. Formed in 2006, it is the largest interregional grouping. South Africa was added to the group in 2010. BRICS has worked through and formulated policies at its summits in member countries (the First Summit was in 2009 in Russia and the Eighth Summit took place in Goa in October 2016). The workshop will have eminent specialists examine and critically evaluate the role of BRICS and its contribution to a multipolar world order.
Who Can Apply for the Workshop? The workshop is open to all MA, MPhil, PhD students from NCR.
How to Apply for the Workshop? A Rs 200 demand draft in favour of "Registrar, JMI" will have to be submitted along with a copy of the latest degree of the applicant to the AIS office. The workshop will register 50 participants on a first come, first served basis.
Deadline for Application: 25 January 2017.
A certificate of participation will be given to participants at the end of the workshop. Further Information
Monday, 16 January 2017
1. Data Librarianship: Responding to Research Innovation2. What Is Different about Data?3. Supporting Data Literacy [Sample Chapter]4. Building a Data Collection5. Research Data Management Service and Policy: Working Across Your Institution6. Data Management Plans as a Calling Card7. Essentials of Data Repositories8. Dealing with Sensitive Data9. Data Sharing in the Disciplines10. Supporting Open Scholarship and Open Science
Friday, 6 January 2017
EC OA Report | Evaluation of a National Research System: Morocco | ed by Roland Waast & Mina Kleiche-Dray
Preface | Prof. Omar Fassi-FehriMethodology
1.1 The approach | Roland Waast1.2 Role of the ministry | Ilham Laaziz el Malti
Framework of Moroccan Research
2.1 A history of research organisation | Mina Kleiche-Dray2.2 The Moroccan research system: organisation and new initiatives | Mina Kleiche-Dray2.3 Detailed bibliometric analysis: methods and outcomes | Pier Luigi Rossi and Roland Waast2.4 The role of the e-survey in evaluating national research systems: a study of Moroccan research laboratories | Anne-Marie Gaillard and Jacques Gaillard
Synthesis and Continuation
3.1 Evaluation overview | Roland Waast3.2 Lessons learned and follow-up | Said Belcadi and Ahmed El Hattab
References | Mina Kleiche-Dray
AJSTID Book Review | Understanding the Dynamics of Indian Higher Education | Review of "India Higher Education Report 2015"
Tuesday, 3 January 2017
Call for Participation: General Course on Intellectual Property (DL101) | Free eLearning Course by WIPO Academy - Distance Learning Program
Free eLearning Course by WIPO Academy - Distance Learning Program
Overview: This course provides an in-depth view of the fundamentals of IP law, and is considered as indispensable to pursue more advanced courses of study on specific areas of IP law. Self-assessment tools are strategically placed throughout each module to assist participants with gauging their respective levels of knowledge and progress, as well as their ability to apply the concepts and facts presented within the course. Academic support is provided throughout each module by experienced tutors who are expert practitioners in the field of IP.
Module 2: Copyright
Module 3: Related Rights
Module 4: Trademarks
Module 5: Geographical Indications
Module 6: Industrial Design
Module 7: Patents
Module 8: WIPO Treaties
Module 9: Unfair Competition
Module 10: Protection of New Varieties of Plants
Module 11: Summary and Discussion on Intellectual Property Rights
Module 12: IP and Development - The WIPO Development Agenda
Eligibility: This course is open to individuals who are/will be employed in the field of administration of intellectual property rights; those seeking general knowledge of IP; and those who generate various forms of IP and seek a deeper understanding of the effective management and protection of IPRs.
To be enrolled before: 31 January 2017
Course Dates: 1 February 2017 to 15 March 2017
CfPs: First Workshop on Indian Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Partnership (ISTEP) | 24-25 February | CSIR-NISTADS, New Delhi, India
- Thought Leaders
- Policy Makers
- Subject Experts including Finance and Management
- Industry Leaders
- Young Researchers
- Deadline for submission of extended abstracts January 31, 2017
- Communication of acceptance of abstracts February 10, 2017