Applications have been opened for a UNESCO award for women researchers in science
Egypt’s Ministry of Higher Education announced yesterday (Wednesday) that it would open the door for applications for the UNESCO (L’Oreal International) Prize for Women in Science for 2023.
Presidents of universities or scientific institutions, members of the Academy of Sciences, holders of research chairs, previous female winners of the Science Prize, and holders of the Doctor of Science degree are eligible to apply for the prize. The award is given to five outstanding female researchers in the fields of physical science, mathematics and computer science. Last date for submission is 31st May.
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Co-administration of “Education” and “Health” for the Medical Research Center of the University of Mosul
The Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education yesterday (Wednesday) announced the formation of a joint board of directors to run a medical research center at the University of Mosul in collaboration with the country’s health ministry.
Iraqi Higher Education Minister Nabil Kazem said the steps taken to co-operate and integrate with the Ministry of Health to operate these centers would achieve “significant results” in providing improved health and medical services to the citizens of the Nineveh governorate, according to a statement from the ministry.
He added that academic institutions, their centers and their scientific laboratories are moving towards developing their specialized services to serve the public interest and serve the community.
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Jordan University is among the top 250 universities in the three major universities in the world
Jordan University yesterday (Wednesday) announced its classification as one of the top 500 universities in the world out of 15 major institutions, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.
A statement from the university said that it was divided into three branches which ranked it among the top 250 universities in the world in the fields of nursing, pharmacy, computer science and information systems. At the local level, eleven majors of the university occupy the first place locally, such as nursing, pharmacy, mathematics, chemistry, chemical engineering, accounting and finance, business administration, education science, English language and literature, linguistics and modern languages.
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Next June .. A Libyan exhibition on education and training
The Sports City of Tripoli, under the auspices of the Libyan Ministry of Higher Education and Labor and Rehabilitation, will host an exhibition on education and training from June 18 to 20.
Organizers say that the relevant ministries have focused on the exhibition in order to improve and develop the educational process, to create a suitable scientific climate for the Libyan labor market, as well as to create an important database for education and training. Institutions, get to know them intimately and give students the opportunity to search for seats offered for study at home and abroad.
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Nomination of new Deans in some faculties of Khartoum University
Khartoum University yesterday (Wednesday) announced the nomination of new deans for some faculties to replace the previous deans.
The new rector of the university, Emad El-Din El-Amin El-Taher, pledged to work to improve the living conditions of professors, university staff and employees and to approve the pay structure. The director of the university called for concerted efforts and cooperation among the university administration, professors, staff and students to take the university forward, as he said.
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