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09 May, 2019, 07:00 BST Kahoot! and DragonBox join forces to create an awesome math learning experience for all

Kahoot!, the global learning platform, today announced its acquisition of DragonBox, the award-winning game-based learning studio and maker of the...


09 May, 2019, 06:07 BST JNA Awards donates to Hunan Aimier's inclusive theatre project to help handicapped children

The JNA Awards, Asia's most prestigious awards for the jewellery and gemstone industry, has made a donation that will support Hunan Aimier's...


09 May, 2019, 05:06 BST New business programme on offer as part of XJTLU's Summer School in China

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University will launch a brand new Summer School programme called 'Doing Business in a Changing China' this year to...


09 May, 2019, 03:00 BST Olive Oils From Spain's World Tour Visits Shanghai

The three-year global promotional campaign of "Olive Oil World Tour" launched by Olive Oils from Spain in collaboration with the European Union has...


08 May, 2019, 15:00 BST Obagi and Priyanka Chopra Jonas Launch Global SKINCLUSION™ Initiative to Celebrate Diversity and Inclusion

Obagi, a leader in the physician-dispensed skin care market and the first to include all skin tones in its clinical research protocols, today...


08 May, 2019, 12:50 BST Kanazawa University Research: Radioisotope Couple for Tumor Diagnosis and Therapy

Researchers at Kanazawa University report in ACS Omega a promising combination of radioisotope-carrying molecules for use in radiotheranostics — a...


08 May, 2019, 09:00 BST AgDevCo Organic Cocoa Investment Is First Deal in Sierra Leone

AgDevCo is pleased to announce an investment in Tradin Organic to source organic cocoa directly from certified small-holder farmers in Sierra Leone...


08 May, 2019, 08:28 BST His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, The Amir of Qatar, and Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser Attend Qatar Foundation's 2019 Convocation Ceremony

His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Amir of Qatar, and Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation (QF),...


08 May, 2019, 06:00 BST GSA and BAFTA Launch USD 12,000 Student Commissioning Grant

Global Student Accommodation (GSA), which is supporting the BAFTA Student Film Awards for the second year running, has announced the launch of the...


07 May, 2019, 17:22 BST Myelopathy.org: Charity to Tackle "Slow Motion Spinal Cord Injury"

Today sees the launch of Myelopathy.org, the first charity dedicated to one of the most common, yet under-diagnosed neurological conditions,...


07 May, 2019, 15:27 BST Combatting Plastic Waste Crisis, SC Johnson Expands Offerings of Concentrate Products

One million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute of each day1. As an early champion of concentrate products nearly a decade ago,...


07 May, 2019, 08:00 BST Keeping up with a sustainable lifestyle through riding on an eco-journey with TENCEL(TM)

One year ago, Lenzing launched the all-new TENCEL™ brand in Paris, and what a year it has been for the brand. Through its unwavering commitment to...


06 May, 2019, 18:21 BST Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Follett Launch Expanded Partnership to Deliver K-12 Learning Solutions to United Arab Emirates Education Community

Learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and global education services provider Follett School Solutions (Follett) today announced an...


06 May, 2019, 12:54 BST Cedar Holdings Attends Conference on 'Mining for the Common Good' in Italy, Exploring Path for Belt and Road Cooperation

On May 3, the Conference on 'Mining for the Common Good' organized by the Holy See was held in the Vatican to discuss the sustainable development and ...


06 May, 2019, 08:20 BST Speakers From Leading Institutions Join Education Innovation Summit, Organized by IT News Africa

The fourth industrial revolution is upon us and is set to radically transform the way we live and work. The digitization of information,...


05 May, 2019, 17:39 BST Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University Signs Strategic Agreement With Joint Commission International (JCI) to Improve Quality and Safety of Healthcare

With aim to contribute to the UAE Vision 2021 by developing a health system consistent with global standards, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University...


03 May, 2019, 17:58 BST Aviva to Support SocialBox.Biz's 'Laptops for the Homeless' Initiative

SocialBox.Biz has joined forces with Aviva to help provide disadvantaged people with access to technology through its 'Laptops for the Homeless'...


03 May, 2019, 16:58 BST Haag-Streit UK Extend the Haag-Streit Academy Training and Education Facility

Haag-Streit UK (HS-UK), the leading manufacturer and distributor of gold-standard optometry and ophthalmic equipment, is pleased to announce the...


03 May, 2019, 16:30 BST Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) Announces Major Meeting Event: Turkey Innovation and Entrepreneurship Week

The major meeting event of innovation ecosystem "Turkey Innovation Week" which contributes to evolvement of innovation concept in Turkey, is held on...


03 May, 2019, 14:01 BST 2nd Annual Karen Hunter Memorial Award Call for Nominations

Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, announced today the call for nominations for the 2nd Annual Karen...


03 May, 2019, 08:30 BST Autoliv Becomes a Signatory of United Nations Global Compact

Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV) (SSE: ALIVsdb), the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, becomes a Signatory of United Nations Global Compact....


03 May, 2019, 07:30 BST MIT Sloan and King's College London to host summit on building sustainable healthcare systems

Innovators and entrepreneurs around the world are challenging what is possible in global health. They are looking at innovative, scalable and...


02 May, 2019, 17:49 BST PolyU Develops Palm-sized 3D Ultrasound Imaging System for Scoliosis Mass Screening and Frequent Monitoring

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today shared that more youngsters can have their scoliosis conditions detected early and monitored...


02 May, 2019, 15:28 BST Sandvik's Smash-proof, All-metal, 3D Printed Guitar Auctioned for Charity

From manufacturing engineers and 3D printing specialists, to hardcore metal fans and those who were enticed by the premise of destruction, millions...


02 May, 2019, 14:30 BST iboss Announces High-Risk and At-Risk Student Reports

iboss today announced availability of intelligent high-risk and at-risk EDU reporting which extends iboss cloud's detailed Internet reporting...