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  • approaches
  • This course will inspire you to rethink assumptions to address global challenges in conservation and development, and introduce you to new models and approaches that harness technological, behavioral, and financial innovation. (coursera.org)
  • However, it seems to me the greatest challenge to establish a platform for an interdisciplinary exchange to increase the flow of information on new demands and of new ideas and approaches. (frontiersin.org)
  • solve
  • Decades ago, governments placed tremendous faith in international treaties and institutions--like the 1992 Rio Earth Summit --to solve global environmental challenges. (wri.org)
  • energy
  • This module will present the Grand Challenges in Conservation, from wildlife trade, to energy, to climate change, to addressing the underlying drivers of global extinction. (coursera.org)
  • In just six months of collaboration, a Department of Energy grand challenge led by Washington University in St. Louis has resulted in the sequencing and annotation of a cyanobacterium that could yield clues to how environmental conditions influence key carbon fixation processes at the gene-mRNA-protein levels in an organism. (psychcentral.com)
  • I also extend my thanks and congratulations to everyone involved across the University community who contributed to the Grand Challenges Scheme and make special mention of the other two finalists - Zero Carbon Energy for the Asia Pacific and Living Fluids: Understanding collective behaviour for bio-inspired engineering . (edu.au)
  • Under the Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development , the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is announcing a new funding opportunity designed to increase private-sector investment in the household solar market. (nextbillion.net)
  • The NIC report depicts clearly the challenges of providing enough food, water, and energy for an exploding middle class in the face of unabated climate change. (wri.org)
  • healthcare
  • I am delighted to announce the winner of the inaugural Grand Challenges Scheme is the project, Your Health in Your Hands: Future Personalised Medical Technologies for a Sustainable and Effective Healthcare . (edu.au)
  • The unprecedented technological and medical achievements of the 20th century have significantly contributed to improve our quality of life, yet inequality in healthcare is one of the major challenges for our time. (edu.au)
  • Countries
  • The Chief Scientist at the Israeli Ministry of Economy in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) and the Prime Minister's Office are launching the second round of Grand Challenges Israel, a competition aimed at encouraging innovative technological or social solutions in food security and global health, with an emphasis on developing countries. (matimop.org.il)
  • Developing countries face complex challenges related to under-development, lack of resources, technology, skilled personnel and advanced infrastructure. (matimop.org.il)
  • As part of this support and in light of Israel's international cooperation and assistance programs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' MASHAV agency, the Prime Minister's Office and the Israeli Ministry of Economy have initiated a unique program operated by the Office of the Chief Scientist intended to promote research and development to find technological solutions for health challenges in developing countries - Grand Challenges Israel. (matimop.org.il)
  • Professor
  • I feel proud that Canada, through Grand Challenges Canada, has supported almost 300 bold ideas to date in our Stars in Global Health program," said Dr. Peter A. Singer , chief executive officer, GCC and a professor in U of T's Faculty of Medicine. (utoronto.ca)
  • fundamental
  • It's presented by the Sci Am editors as "big mysteries", though I'm not too sure quite how well that fits: these are not issues about which we're totally in the dark, but rather, ones that seem to present either challenges to our fundamental understanding or our technological capability. (blogspot.com)
  • Funding
  • To receive funding, Wright and other Grand Challenges Explorations winners described a "bold idea" in a two-page online application in one of six critical global heath and development topic areas. (eurekalert.org)
  • technological
  • Israel's Chief Scientist at the Ministry of Economy Avi Hasson said: "The Israeli segment of the International Grand Challenges competition is an expression of Israel's capabilities in the field of technological innovation, together with the Israel's world-renowned entrepreneurial spirit. (matimop.org.il)
  • world
  • This includes content focused on constructing innovation pipelines, principals of design and engineering unique to the developing world and to conservation (Design for the Other 90%), on harnessing and developing disruptive technologies, principles of behavior and marketing, and on overcoming the challenges with setting up social ventures. (coursera.org)
  • Whether the world rises to these challenges-or succumbs to greater instability-will hinge in no small part on how we deal with the following questions. (wri.org)
  • science
  • Chemistry seemed to be left behind as a 'finished' science, now just a matter of engineering and devoid of the grand questions that Shelley - a devotee of Humphry Davy - seemed to glimpse in chemistry two hundred years ago. (blogspot.com)
  • ARTICLE
  • Furthermore, as my co-editor, C. Klingenberg, noted in his "grand challenges in computational physics" article ( Klingenberg, 2013 ) the applicability of computational has changed: from mere validation to an all encompassing role. (frontiersin.org)
  • I have an article in the latest (October) issue of Scientific American that looks at ten big challenges for chemistry in the coming decades. (blogspot.com)
  • project
  • Pakrasi is leading a Grand Challenge Project in membrane biology that is using a systems approach to understand the network of genes and proteins that govern the structure and function of membranes and their components responsible for photosynthesis and nitrogen fixation in two species of unicellular cyanobacteria, specifically Cyanothece and Synechocystis. (psychcentral.com)
  • difficult
  • A segment of the dinner was a discussion around depression among entrepreneurs which had some very difficult and challenging moments (on multiple dimensions). (feld.com)
  • content
  • The UCLA Grand Challenge Facebook and Twitter accounts have been generating lots of content around this and I'm doing a public interview next week (I'll post the details when I have the final information. (feld.com)