Issue No 22

Brexit, fair or foul? Some risks and opportunities for the universities of the UK and far beyond

By Tony Martin When the UK unexpectedly voted to leave the EU on 23 June, the impact was much more than just “Wow!” It was as […]
GMU MASE

Young UAE scientists amaze visitors at biggest annual inter-school medical and science exhibition

United Arab Emirates – Committed to its vision statement, Gulf Medical University (GMU) organises various community outreach activities round the year. The flagship of GMU’s community […]
LAU IPE

Lebanese university pioneering inter-professional health education in the region

Lebanon – More than 1,100 students of nutrition, medicine, pharmacy, nursing and social work at the Lebanese American University (LAU) have in the past year participated […]
GUST

Kuwaiti university in partnership with Asia’s top university

Kuwait – Dr Peter Sluglett, director of the Middle East Institute at National University of Singapore (NUS), recently delivered a lecture at the Global Studies Center […]
RCSI Bahrain CSC

RCSI Bahrain opens state-of-the-art clinical simulation centre

Bahrain – The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain) recently marked the official opening of the renamed Ibn Al-Baitar […]
ADU

Abu Dhabi University achieves record drops in academic violations

United Arab Emirates – With Abu Dhabi University (ADU) recognised as the only university in the UAE to have received institutional recognition and international academic accreditation […]
Kufa University

Kufa University pioneers 3MT competition in Middle East

Iraq – Although the Three Minutes Thesis (3MT®) has been in academia for a while, it is the first time that the competition has been staged […]
Babylon University

Babylon University celebrates graduation of first international cohort

Iraq – Babylon University recently held a graduation ceremony for the first group of undergraduate students of the university’s twinning programme with the University of Northampton […]
QU-CENG

Tackling energy conservation challenges in Qatar

Qatar – Six students from the Department of Electrical Engineering at Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) conducted a unique power project focused on the reduction […]
energy efficient

Islamic University of Gaza initiating energy-efficient buildings

Palestine – Due to the siege imposed on the Gaza strip, the  supply of energy, namely electricity, to the Gaza strip has deteriorated significantly. Currently, electricity […]