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GGCS Supports international collaboration: New Wellcome Collection’s Global Health Project blog post

Originally posted on Wellcome Collection Blog:
Rush hour in Vietnam, a bipedal frenzy of noise and colour. Over the course of four months, Barry Gibb visited our major overseas programmes in Africa and Asia to make a film about Wellcome…

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GGCS in the news: Metro UK – will.i.am heading back to school to study quantum physics

The Voice ‘s Will.i.am heading back to school to study quantum physics Watch will.i.am talk about STEM education here and discuss it further  with Stanford University’s President Professor John Hennessy  and FIRST’s Dean Kamen here Will.i.am says he’s heading back to … Continue reading

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GGCS Next steps: New blog post by Yewande Akinola

GGCS Next Step’s panelist Yewande Akinonla, shares her GGCS exprience and her own perspectives in her blog – DrizzledFlakes “If the predictions are true that, in 2050 80% of the working population will be in Asia and Africa, African leadership need to … Continue reading

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GGCS in the News: Speaker Robert Matheson shares his experience at the Summit

Read more at the Wake County Public School System Blog here

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GGCS in the News: Read the UKCDS take on the Summit

UKCDS Ian Thorton’s view on the GGCS – “For me, this event was informative but focussed on techno-fixes, missing a great opportunity to move the important debates on“ read more at the UKCDS website… http://www.ukcds.org.uk/news-Global_Grand_Challenges-2309.html Do you agree?

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GGCS in the News: International Federation of Engineering Education Societies Article

Read Professor Yannis Yortsos’, Dean of Engineering at the University of Southern California, article about the GGCS at the  IFEES International Federation of Engineering Education Societies website

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Enriching life session comment piece: Advances in Cognitive Computing by Eric Brown

Originally posted on Global Grand Challenges Summit Blog:
Advances in Cognitive Computing One of the greatest challenges facing most businesses is how to make effective use of enormous and growing volumes of data.  We often refer to this as a…

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