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Iranian brothers win top prizes at UCMAS 2016

Iranian brothers win top prizes at UCMAS 2016

TEHRAN, Jan. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Two Iranian brothers, from the southern city of Shiraz, won first and third places at 21st International Abacus & Mental Arithmetic Competition (UCMAS) 2016 held in the United Arab Emirates.Two Iranian brothers, Saeid Eskandari and Soheil Eskandari, hailing from Shiraz, won the first and third prizes at the 21st International Abacus & Mental Arithmetic...

UT inks MoU with Sultan Qaboos University

UT inks MoU with Sultan Qaboos University

TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (Press Shia Agency) – University of Tehran signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sultan Qaboos University of Oman.Institute of Geophysics of University of Tehran inked an agreement with Sultan Qaboos University of Oman to exchange online seismic data. The agreement was signed between the two universities in order to better cover seismic sources in Makran Trench, in...

Iranian device converts digital data into Braille

Iranian device converts digital data into Braille

TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (Press Shia) – Iranian researchers have built a device that converts digital data into Braille so that the visually impaired can have easier access to them.Moslem Azamfar, the project manager, told Press Shia that his system converts digital information into Braille line by line; “in this device, Braille characters are placed on a circular-linear path that moves under the hand...

Leader receives Sharif University elites

Leader receives Sharif University elites

برهم صالح معاون نخست وزير عراق ضمن تاييد وضعيت سخت اهالي شهر فلوجه گفت كه تروريستها مردم اين شهر را سپر خود قرار داده اند.به گزارش خبرگزاري مهر، برهم صالح معاون نخست وزير عراق درگفتگو با روزنامه فرامنطقه اي الشرق الاوسط...

Tehran Uni. among 500 green institutions

Tehran Uni. among 500 green institutions

TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (Press Shia) – University of Tehran has been placed among a list of 500 institutions in the GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities 2016.On the basis of the latest report by UI GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities, University of Tehran, with a total score of 3109, has occupied the 431st position on the Overall Ranking 2016 list. UI GreenMetric World University Ranking...

High-ranking Austrian academic delegation due in Iran

High-ranking Austrian academic delegation due in Iran

TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (Press Shia Agency) – A high-ranking academic delegation from Austria including the head of Austrian Agency for International Cooperation will visit Iran in near future, Iranian Deputy Minister of Science Hossein Salar Amoli said Sun.Hossein Salar Amoli told Mehr News that the Austrian delegation composing the head of Austrian Agency for International Cooperation...

Iran, Germany to hold joint technician training courses

Iran, Germany to hold joint technician training courses

TEHRAN, Dec. 31 (Press Shia) – Head of Technical and Vocational University (TVU) Masoud Shafie announced the launching of joint short-term courses of technician training at the undergraduate level with Germany.Pointing to the scientific interactions with other international foreign countries, Shafie said TVU has visited Iraq, Kurdistan and Germany and has held meetings with other European...

Iran to host 2nd Intl. Contest on Research Tech. & Innovation

Iran to host 2nd Intl. Contest on Research Tech. & Innovation

TEHRAN, Dec. 28 (Press Shia) – The 2nd International Competition on “Research Technology & Innovation in The Eyes of Photographers, Cartoonists & Filmmakers” will be held in Tehran in January, 2017.So far, 370 artists from 44 countries including China, Russia, Ukraine, Brazil, Turkey, and Serbia have participated in the contest and 320 animated films have been submitted to the Secretariat. ...

Researchers apply graphene oxide in production of fuel cells

Researchers apply graphene oxide in production of fuel cells

TEHRAN, Dec. 27 (Press Shia) – Iranian researchers have synthesized a membrane by using graphene oxide and creating a nanocomposite from a natural polymer which has application as an electrically conductive membrane for producing fuel cells.Recently, the use Direct-methanol fuel cells or DMFCs, due to their high energy conversion efficiency, and lack of environmental and sound...

Missiles hit imaginary targets during Tue. drills

Missiles hit imaginary targets during Tue. drills

TEHRAN, Dec. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – Domestic air defense systems ‘Mersad’ and ‘Ya Zahra-3’ put on a successful performance on Tue. by detecting and engaging with imaginary enemy planes during Army-IRGC joint drills.During the 7th military drill held by Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base, codenamed "The Defenders of Velayat Sky-7", experts of the Armed Forces also evaluated the increase...