Thursday 5 March 2015

WCMC-Q showcases research at retreat

Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) showcased its latest cutting-edge scientific investigations in various fields at the college’s fifth annual Research Retreat in Doha. The presentations included research in the fields of genetic medicine, hypertension, inherit


BIBF to launch pioneering Islamic sector course

The world's first training course on the convergence of Islamic capital and halal food and Muslim lifestyle sectors will be available in Bahrain from May. Being offered by the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) through a partnership with New York-based growth str


Anti-drug drive in Bahrain to reach 300 schools

A nationwide anti-drug campaign in Bahrain is expected to reach students in 300 schools by the end of 2017, it was revealed yesterday (March 4). The campaign is part of a US-based international programme called Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) that seeks to prevent drug use


Online etiquette focus of Bahrain youth forum

Online etiquette and the correct way to behave on social media will be the focus of a major youth conference opening in Bahrain next week. The seventh International Youth Conference is set to bring together media figures, policymakers and developers with the aim of discussing the


English tutors to share information in Bahrain forum

English language teachers in Bahrain and the GCC will gather this weekend to share information and experiences. The two-day conference, Bahrain English Language Teaching (ELT) Professionals Network, will start on Friday (March 6) at the Arab Open University in A'ali, Bahrain,


UAE ‘must tap knowledge transfer from MNCs’

Knowledge transfer from MNCs to the UAE is crucial to the future development of the Emirates’ economy, a report said. Eighty-four per cent of Gulf-based health care professionals believe the UAE is the number one in terms of being a viable home for companies looking to inve


Bahrain named centre for UN academy for training

The UN has chosen Bahrain to be a centre for the International Academy for training. The first workshop of the centre was 'Enhancing the Quality of Industrial policies', which was held yesterday (March 1) under the patronage of Industry and Commerce Minister Zayed Al Zay


GETEX to address GCC’s surging demand for quality learning

The Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (Getex) returns to Dubai, UAE, this April with a mission is to provide a proven marketing service to Higher Education providers from around the world. To be held from April 15 to 17 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre,


Online education tools use ‘results in better outcomes’

The opportunities that online education tools provide in terms of student assessment, engagement and education outcomes was discussed at the recently concluded 2015 Global Education Forum in Dubai, UAE. Dr Kristen DiCerbo, principal research scientist at Pearson, led a discussion


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