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Texas A&M University at Qatar research could lead to safer, greener wells

A research project led by a Texas A&M University at Qatar petroleum engineering faculty member could lead to safer, more environmentally friendly wells for the oil and gas industry. Dr. Mahmood Amani, associate professor in the Petroleum Engineering Program, says that a new testing procedure he and his colleagues developed could help the petroleum industry ensure the safety of their …

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Middle East presence for University

The University of Wolverhampton has signed an agreement to be formally linked with the Arab Open University. A Letter of Intent has been signed between the two institutions to collaborate on academic programmes. These will include law and a number of courses in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, which include Communication Engineering, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering The courses …

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Mafraq Hospital improves diabetic care after university collaboration

Diabetes related mortality rates and major foot amputations have been reduced by over a third at Mafraq Hospital, United Arab Emirates (UAE), after a collaborative project with the University of Salford, UAE. The hospital’s former Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Professor Mo Baguneid, says data shows that in 2013 Mafraq Hospital had a 38 per cent risk reduction in hospital mortality and …

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World Class Learning Ecosystem

12,000 students to experience new learning technology over the next three years Student engagement, retention and achievement set to improve under new agreement Riyadh – Taibah University has announced that Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, has won the contract to roll out an all-inclusive, state-of-the-art Learning Ecosystem. The Programme will be implemented as part of the University’s preparatory year …

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Georgetown guides Qatar’s high school students to university success with GPS

On July 24, 40 high school students from 22 different area high schools in Qatar representing 15 different nationalities completed four weeks of intensive preparation for university life through Georgetown University in Qatar’s fifth annual Georgetown Pre-College Summer program, or GPS. The series of full-time classes, which are taught completely in English, cover a full range of topics necessary for …

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Beit Al Khair Society signs MoU with University of Dubai

Beit Al Khair Society has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Dubai ( UD ) in a bid to strengthen their relationship and offer mutual benefits to both parties. The MoU was signed by Abdeen Taher Al Awadi, General Manager, Beit Al Khair Society and Dr. Eesa Bastaki, President, University of Dubai . According to the …

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Hamad bin Khalifa University Supports Mowasalat In promoting Sustainable Mobility Solutions Among the Youth

Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development and Mowasalat hosted a workshop to discuss sustainable solutions to public transport and citizen responsibilities. The event, titled “Planning and Promoting the Use of Public Transport in Qatar”, took place on Sunday November 3rd and was attended by students from across Education City in …

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ADU’s Learning Support Center achieves a phenomenal 91% increase in ‘A’ grades by transforming students into role models

Revamped state-of-the-art center redefines peer-to-peer knowledge transfer to elevate academic standards In what is set to be a remarkable case study of the power of student-to-student mentorship by ADU , Abu Dhabi’s Learning Support Center has achieved an astounding 93% increase in ‘A’ grades among male participants, whiletheir female counterparts have seen their ‘A’ grades soar by 88%, for an …

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Plans for PhD fellowships unveiled at TWAS meeting

By Nick Ishmael Perkins and Cecilia Rosen – SciDev.Net South-South collaboration to increase PhD fellowships for scientists in developing countries gained momentum as this week’s annual meeting of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) ended with the announcement of various programmes for the coming years. The organisation, which held its 24th annual meeting in Argentina this week (1-4 October), has …

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HBMeU releases new Arabic textbook that utilizes smart technology

In line with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU), the recommendations of the Board of Governors, and in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to …

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