An interesting report on the status of scientific research in Iran has been presented at the 30th Annual AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy (http://www.aaas.org/spp/rd/forum.htm) by Prof. Hessamaddin Arfaei (Institute for studies in theoretical Physics and Mathematics):
Slides are available at: http://www.aaas.org/spp/rd/forum05arfaei.pdf
Dr. Arfaei also gave a lecture at the April meeting of the American Physical Society in Tampa:
Arfaei is a professor of physics at the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, and an associate director at the Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (IPM). Read the full article.
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