Science

Doha: Medical education goes high-tech

Dr. Deborah Sutherland, CEO of the University of South Florida Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation

The ways in which simulation-based learning methods are changing medical education were explored at a special lecture given by a visiting expert in the field. Dr. Deborah Sutherland, CEO of the University of South Florida Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation, told an audience of students and healthcare professionals about the opportunities and challenges posed by the increasing use ...

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UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science Moves into Second Phase of Evaluation

Dr Abdullah Al Mandoos: High quality of pre-proposals demonstrates UAE's leadership in promoting the science of rain enhancement

To shortlist candidates from 78 pre-proposals The Technical Committee of the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science is set to meet on May 17-18 in Abu Dhabi to assess the 78 pre-proposals received in the first phase. Comprising experts drawn from countries around the world, the Technical Committee will announce the shortlisted candidates on June 1, 2015. A centrepiece ...

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Etisalat Group to Participate in 2015 mHealth Grand Cycle Tour

Abdulaziz Alsawaleh Alshehhi - Chief Human Resources Officer - Etisalat Group

Abu Dhabi – Etisalat Group , the leading emerging markets telecommunications operator in Middle East, Africa and Asia, will participate in the 2015 mHealth Grand Cycle Tour due to take place in September. Etisalat is an Official Supporter of the tour, which aims to raise awareness about diabetes, mHealth solutions and will provide a team drawn from employees across the ...

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Etihad airways named ‘Airline of the year’ in China

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Etihad Airways was named Airline of the Year at the 14th Annual China Travel & Meeting Industry Awards 2015. Etihad Airways , the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has been named ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 14th Annual China Travel & Meeting Industry Awards 2015. This prestigious award was announced during a gala ceremony in Shanghai this ...

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Boeing Works to Inspire UAE Youth to be the Future of Aviation

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– Boeing brings Museum of Flight to the UAE to engage students at Think Science Fair 2015 – Boeing partners with Mubadala to conduct a workshop for teachers on the fundamentals of flights Dubai – As part of continuing efforts to inspire Arab youth to become future leaders of the aviation industry, Boeing [NYSE: BA] sponsored the United States-based Museum ...

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Stress is the main health concern for Middle East employers

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Middle East employers seek longer term savings by investing more in employee health The latest Towers Watson survey on Health Benefits reveals that employers are investing more in the health of their employees as many Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries have implemented new legislation and amendments to laws that deal with mandates for employee healthcare coverage. These changes are already ...

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Intel Egypt Announces Local 2015 Intel ISEF Winners

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Eight innovative projects were nominated to participate at Intel ISEF USA 2015 in May In preparation for the finals of Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) on May 10 – 15, 2015 in the USA, Intel Egypt today announced the local finalists of the Intel ISEF competition that took place across Egypt. A total of eight innovative projects ...

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nuviun launches the world’s first interactive digital health event in Dubai

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nuviun, a company focusing on driving emerging technologies into the mainstream, has launched the world’s first interactive digital health event, taking place in Dubai on 5th-7th May 2015. Healthcare demand in the GCC countries and especially KSA is rising due to shifting demographics, higher income, steady population growth and lifestyle changes which in turn have led to a corresponding increase ...

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UAE attends International SPACE Symposium In Colorado for First Time

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UAE Space Agency, Thuraya , Yahsat and EIAST educate industry leaders on developments of UAE space sector Abu Dhabi, UAE: UAE space industry leaders addressed international peers at the 31st Space Symposium in Colorado, USA, last week. Heads of the UAE Space Agency, Thuraya , Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) and the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology ...

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Masdar Institute Revealing Desalination Nanotechnology Progress and More at World Water Forum 2015

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Delegation from Masdar Institute to Discuss Progressive Innovations for Water Security at Global Conference in South Korea Abu Dhabi – The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced it will present innovative water and desalination technologies at the World Water Forum 2015 in South Korea. The 7th ...

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