Sunday 24 July 2016

Masdar Institute ranking improves

Abu Dhabi-based Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has moved up to the 14th spot overall in the ‘2016 US News and World Report Best Arab Region Universities Rankings’, up from the 23rd position last year. The institution has also edged up to fifth spot in the


STEM education ‘key to regional prosperity’

Regional workplaces and industries are becoming more dependent on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills and this dependence is set to increase in the future, said an industry expert. According to the United States’ National Math and Science Initiative, onl


Demand for online training not matched by supply

Professional training courses delivered online are rapidly increasing in popularity across the Middle East, but the supply of suitable courses is failing to keep up with rising demand, according to a new study. Professional training courses delivered online are rapidly increasing


Mena hiring slows in June, but UAE market upbeat

UAE, Bahrain and Oman are the only GCC countries to register a positive annual growth rate in job opportunities, while the region as a whole registers a record low growth rate of negative 21 percent in June 2016, as compared to the same period last year, said an industry expert.


Bahrain professor wins key regional award

Bahrain-based Kingdom University said its associate professor of Law Dr Ahmed Mohammed Lutfi was recently honoured with an award for his research work in the UAE. The “Medical Research on Humans, on the Need for Medical Advancement and the Sanctity of the Human Body - a Con


HireRight opens new office in Dubai

HireRight, a leading provider of global background verifications and services, has opened its new office in Dubai as part of its global expansion strategy. The new regional hub will enable HireRight to better serve its global customer base while also satisfying the demand for glo


QFBA signs MoU with Northumbria University

The Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) has signed a MoU with Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK, to offer joint professional and academic programmes starting from September 2017.   Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School was named the ‘UK B


Kleptika, Silah Gulf in tie-up for nextgen robotics

Kleptika and Bahrain-based Silah Gulf, both leading specialists in customer experience solutions, have partnered to deliver next generation robotics and process automation solutions. The RPA (Robotic Process Automation) and RDA (Robotic Desktop Automation) suite provided by Klept


Sharjah Tatweer to develop smart city initiatives

Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF) has partnered with Sharjah Leadership Programme (SLP) to develop smart initiatives and present them to concerned parties in an effort to boost the emirate’s bid to transform into an advanced city. The initiatives will be designed based on the pro


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