Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Developmentin the Islamic World:The Policies and Politics Rapprochement

Proceedings of the 16th IAS Science Conference, Kazan/ Tatarstan, Russia (2008) – Published by the Islamic World Academy of Sciences.
Editors: M Ergin (Turkey), Moneef R. Zou’bi (Jordan)
(ISBN 978-9957-412-19-7)
US $ 30.00
  • IAS Declaration;

  • Opening Statements;

  • Contemporary Issues In Science, Technology and Innovation;
  • Europe of Knowledge: The Knowledge Society and the Role of Universities ;
  • Sustainable Development: A Global Imperative;
  • Industrial Potential of the Republic of Tatarstan: Achievements and Opportunities;
  • The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN Geneva: The Ultimate Example of International Collaboration;
  • Selangor as an Islamic Centre of Indigenous and Scientific Biological Knowledge for Sustainable Development;
  • TWAS: The Academy of Sciences of the Developing World and its Associated Organizations;
  • Science Academies as Advisors to Government: The US Experience;
  • Do We Need Academies of Sciences in the 21st Century?;
  • Tatarstan Academy of Sciences: History, Development and Prospects;
  • Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation in Palestine: Palestine Academy of Sciences and Technology (PALAST;
  • Nanotechnology in Developing Countries;
  • Nanotechnology for Sustainable Development of Oil Refining and Petrochemistry;
  • Nano-Tec in Iran: Programmes and Achievements;
  • Climate Change and its Implications for the Muslim World;
  • Environmental Aspects of Sustainable Development in Central Asian;
  • Islam and Conservation of;
  • Energy Sustainability as the Basis for Overall Sustainable Development;
  • Scientific Networking for Sustainable Development;
  • Science, Polity and the Media;
  • The Intellectual and the State: A Snapshot;
  • Influence of New Technologies on Social;
  • The Muslim World as a Centre of Geopolitical Gravity: A Personal View;
  • Science and the Media: Bridging the Gap;
  • The SjCOOP Project: Impacting Media to Impact Science through Journalism Training;
  • Islamic Science, Technology and Innovation (ISSTI) for the Future;
  • The Role of Kazan University in the Development of Domestic and World Science;
  • The Rise and Decline of Science in the Muslim World;
  • Ibn al-Haytham’s Contributions to Optics, Art, and Visual Literacy;
  • Science as a Component of the Overall Intellectual Activity in the Early Muslim World;
  • Science-Driven Entrepreneurship in the Islamic World;