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ByOussama Metatla

Interview | Winners of the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year in Computer Science & Engineering

Inspire Magazine speaks to Dr Sid Ahmed Fezza, a lecturer at the University of Oran 2, Algeria. Dr Fezza is the first author of the paper entitled “Feature-Based Colour Correction of Multiview Video for Coding and Rendering Enhancement”, published in the Journal of IEEE Transactions On Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, and which won the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Computer Science & Engineering. His research interests include image and video coding, visual quality assessment, and immersive multimedia technologies. Read More

BySumaia Mashal

Interview | Winners of the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year in Biological Sciences

Inspire Magazine speaks with Dr Sofian Sedira from the Ceramic Laboratory at the University of Constantine 1 and lead author of the paper entitled: “Silver nanoparticles in combination with acetic acid and zinc oxide quantum dots for antibacterial activities improvement—A comparative study”, and which won the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Biological Science. Read More

ByOussama Metatla

Interview | Winners of the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Physical Science & Mathematics

Inspire Magazine speaks to Prof Abderrezak Djerrab, a professor at the University of Guelma and part of a multidisciplinary research team working in the areas including geophysics, palaeontology, typology and mineralogy. Prof Djerrab is the lead author of the paper “The Middle Palaeolithic site of Birzgane (Tebessa, Algeria): Rock magnetic property characterisation and past rainfall reconstruction”, which won the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Physical Sciences & Mathematics. Read More

ByOussama Metatla

Event Report | The 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Awards

Using silver nanoparticles to improve antibacterial activity, developing algorithms for enhancing multiview video coding, exploring the chemistry of sulfamides, characterising the rainfall in Birzgane in the middle paleolithic period, and investigating alzheimer disease in Algerian patients. These are the themes of the research papers that won the 2015 Algerian Paper of the Year Awards, an annual event organised by the Algerian Network for Academics, Scientists & Researchers (anasr.org) to celebrate and promote the best of scientific output produced in Algerian universities and research centres. Read More

ByOussama Metatla

آراء| آفاق أكاديمية جزائرية للعلوم والتكنولوجيا

لا شك أن العلم يعد من أهم محركات التنمية الإقتصادية و الإجتماعية اليوم . لذلك كان من واجب العلماء و الباحثين توعية باقي شرائح المجتمع و اطلاعها عن مدى تأثير النتائج العلمية في نشاطاتهم اليومية و كيفية الإستفادة من هذه النتائج لتنمية و ترقية المجتمع . على العلماء و الباحثين أيضا أن يعملوا على توجيه مجهوداتهم الفكرية و العلمية نحو دراسة و معالجة المشاكل الوطنية و الدولية التي لها صلة بالتحديات الراهنة التي تواجهها مجتمعاتهم . هنا يأتي دور أكاديميات العلوم و الذي يتمثل في تمكين العلماء و الباحثين من تحقيق هذه الواجبات . فأكاديميات العلوم أطر تنظيمية يمكن من خلالها تثبيت و توجيه الجهود العلمية ، كما أنها تلعب دور محاور لاكتشاف و تحفيز و دعم و مكافاءة التميّز في البحث العلمي. Read More

ByYoucef Mehellou

آراء| البحث العلمي في الجزائر: رؤية في رؤيا

ذات يوم كنت جالِساً في مدخل كلية الكيمياء التابعة لجامعة العلوم و التكنولوجيا هواري بومدين (باب الزوار) بالجزائر العاصمة فإذا بأحد زملائي يناديني و يخبرني أن البروفيسور محمد بونجدة سيلقي محاضرة بعد دقائق. البروفيسور محمد بونجدة هو المسؤول عن برنامج تطوير البحث العلمي المسطر من طرف وزارة التعليم العالي و البحث العلمي. فكرت قليلا ثم قلت ‘أنا ما عندي ما راح اندير خلي انروح و نشوف سي بونجدة هذا’. بدأ بروفيسور بونجدة كلامه بشكر الجامعة على استضافته ثم أردف قائلا:”أنا سعيد بوجودي اليوم في أحسن كلية كيمياء في أفريقيا حسب تصنيف الإختصاصات العلمية الأخير لجريدة التايمس!” ورغم أن بروفيسور بونجدة انتقل في كلامه إلى أبحاثه العلمية في مجال البتروكيمياء إلا أن تفكيري بقي يدور حول قوله ‘أحسن كلية كيمياء في أفريقيا’ Read More

ByRomaissa Asme Boussahel

Interview | Winners of the 2014 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Medicine, Pharmacy & Veterinary Sciences

Mr Jamal Tahtat is a researcher at the Department of Irradiation Therapy in the Nuclear Research Center of Algiers. He is the first author of the paper that won the 2014 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Medicine, Pharmacy and Veterinary Sciences entitled “Oral delivery of insulin from alginate/chitosan crosslinked by glutaraldehyde” and which published in the International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. Inspire magazine speaks to Mr Tahtat about the work reported in the award winning paper. Read More

ByAbderrezzaq Soltani

Interview | Winners of the 2014 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Physical & Mathematical Sciences

Dr Yazid Bouznit is a researcher at the Laboratory of Materials Study, Jijel University. He is the first author of the paper that won the 2014 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Physical Sciences and Mathematics entitled “New co-spray way to synthesize high quality ZnS films” and which was published in the journal Applied Surface Science. Inspire magazine speaks to Dr Bouznit about the work reported in the award winning paper. Read More

ByYoucef Mehellou

Event Report | The 2014 Algerian Paper of the Year Awards

Following the success of the first edition of the Algerian Paper of the Year Awards, which took place in 2013, anasr.org organized the second edition in 2014. The purpose of the Awards is to recognise and celebrate the achievements of Algerian scientists through a process of nomination, shortlisting and peer review that fully engage the wider community of Algerian scientists and researchers in and out of the country. Read More

ByRomaissa Asme Boussahel

Interview | Winners of the 2014 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Biological Sciences

Dr. Mohamed L. Toumi is a lecturer at the Applied Neuroendocrinology Laboratory at the University of Badji Mokhtar in Annaba, Algeria, and first author of the paper that won the 2014 Algerian Paper of the Year Award in Biological Sciences, entitled “Quercetin alleviates predator stress-induced anxiety-like and brain oxidative signs in pregnant rats and immune count disturbance in their offspring” and which was published in the journal Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. Inspire Magazine speaks to Dr Toumi about his research and the work reported in the award winning paper. Read More