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Shiraz hosts TU Dresden from Germany
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Shiraz hosts TU Dresden from Germany

“TU Dresden Week” began work in Shiraz, central Iran, yesterday 15 April 2018. The event will run until 17 April with the aim of promoting scientific, cultural, environmental, and student exchanges. Shiraz and Dresden mayors will also be meeting on the sidelines of the event this week.  

Iranian researcher creates artificial larynx
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Iranian researcher creates artificial larynx

An Iranian scientist has developed an artificial larynx that uses the patient's respiratory system and generates a high-quality voice. Farzaneh Ahmadi, an Iranian researcher, and the team of scientists at the MARCS Institute at Western Sydney University have tested an artificial larynx that can generate a high-quality voice.  

Health Ministry concludes 150 projects with Germany
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Health Ministry concludes 150 projects with Germany

The Research Deputy at the Ministry of Health and Education has announced the conclusion of over 150 research projects with Germany, and said: “Most of the joint projects to be conducted with the German Ministry of Health are cancer research projects.” Dr med, Deputy Malekzadeh, added: “The Ministry of Health has conducted many joint research programs with Germany over the years and a number of the 22 scientific research projects reviewed at the Science Day ceremony also belong to the Ministry of Health.”

International scientists travel to Iran
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International scientists travel to Iran

Over the past eleven months, 230 foreign scientists have traveled to Iran to expand scientific cooperation with this country. Speaking at the Iran-German Science Day at the University of Science and Technology in Tehran, Hossein Salar-Amoli said: “Over the past eleven months, 230 scientists from Germany, Austria, Italy, and China have traveled to Iran for extensive scientific cooperation.”  

Khwarizmi Award acknowledges 15 projects
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Khwarizmi Award acknowledges 15 projects

The 31st Khwarizmi International Award closing ceremony was held on Thursday 25 February 2018 in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani. Researchers of the top ten projects conducted in Iran and five conducted overseas in Australia, China, Germany, France, and Switzerland were acknowledged at the ceremony.

Iran leads international scientific collaboration
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Iran leads international scientific collaboration

The Scopus Citation Database shows Iran at the top of its international scientific collaboration list for 2017. Mehr News Agency writes that a research program can be carried out by one researcher or a group of researchers as a scientific collaboration in one or more countries. When two or more researchers from different countries work on the same project, this will lead to a scientific collaboration on an international level. This is also called science diplomacy.  

New TWAS member from Iran
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New TWAS member from Iran

Tehran University Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science faculty member becomes permanent member of the World Academy of Sciences. Siamak Yasemi PhD is a Tehran University faculty member and a member of the IR of Iran Academy of Sciences mathematics department. He has been elected as the permanent member of TWAS.  

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Devoted farmer hospitalized

2017/11/28

Rizali Khajavi, known as the devoted farmer to most of us, has been hospitalized for kidney failure. Azbar-Ali Hajavi, nicknamed Rizali Khajavi, has been in our school books for decades now. He came to be known as the devoted farmer in our elementary literature books throughout Iran.  

Baghcheban father of the deaf

2017/11/25

Jabbar Baghcheban is known as the father of the deaf and hard-of-hearing in Iran. He is the founder of the first school for the deaf in Iran, which he established in the city of Tabriz and called it “Baghche-ye Atfal” [The children’s garden], and thus became known as “Bagcheban” [gardener]. He passed away in 1966.  

Tesla and Volvo seek out 10-year old Iranian inventor

2018/01/06

The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.

Iran needs good ties with the East and West

2018/11/04

 A university professor in the UK believes: “Iran must have closer ties with Europe for its economic development. But its security can be provided mostly by China and Russia. This requires a little subtlety in the ‘Neither East, Nor West’ slogan.”

Australian cultural attaché: Aussies happy with Iran trip

2018/10/06

Australian cultural attaché and second in rank, Hamish Leslie Reisen, has said that Australians are not very familiar with Iran and its tourist attractions, adding: “Planning cultural programs is one of the best incentives for Australians to travel to Iran; because, the image they have of Iran is impacted by the global news coverage. Good news from Iran will surely attract their attention, especially about cultural links between the two countries.”

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Trump's sanctions bring fear to Iranian air travelers

2018/11/13

Houshang Shahbazi saved the lives of more than 100 passengers and crew in 2012 when he successfully landed a 747 commercial airplane with a disabled wheel carriage.

Farhadi’s “Everybody knows” Italy’s second bestseller

2018/11/13

The movie “Everybody knows”, directed by prominent Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, made its screening debut in Italy on 8 November 2018 in 288 theaters.

Iran Non-Oil Export's Biggest Growth Boosters, Laggards (Mar-Oct 2018)

2018/11/13

Iran's non-oil exports hit $27.22 billion during the seven months to Oct. 22 to register a 13% growth year-on-year
 

A roundabout to be named after Jabbar Baghtcheban

2018/11/13

A book launch of “The life and work of Jabbar Baghtcheban – Founder of children’s theater in Iran” has been held in Tehran.

Iran can participate in hosting the 2022 World Cup

2018/11/13

Qatar is considering offers from other countries to host teams during the 2022 World Cup, but no decision has been taken yet, the head of the organising committee told AFP on Monday.