UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science Names Fourth Cycle Awardees

UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science Names Fourth Cycle Awardees

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): The UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science (UAEREP) announced the winners of its fourth cycle grant during a ceremony held at Expo 2020 Dubai under patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs. Each recipient will receive US$1.5 million grant distributed over three years. The fourth cycle awardees include Dr. Bradley Baker, Principal Investigator at SPEC Inc, who received the grant for his research proposal ‘Enhancing Rain in the UAE via Hygroscopic Seeding with Nano-Seeding…

MBRU ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NURSING FRONTLINERS

جامعة محمد بن راشد للطب والعلوم الصحية تطلق منحة خاصة للممرضين دعماً لخط الدفاع الأول  

MBRU ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NURSING FRONTLINERS Nursing Applicants now have until Jun 27th to apply for MSc programs in Cardiovascular and Pediatric Nursing Students enrolling in postgraduate nursing programs will be eligible for a 50% scholarship Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) has announced a 50% scholarship for postgraduate students of all nationalities applying for its College of Nursing and Midwifery MSc programs for the academic year 2021-2022, as a show of support to frontline workers and UAE nursing forces. MBRU has also extended the application…

Abu Dhabi Festival Highlights Impact of Pandemic on Artists 10 Emirati and UAE-based artists discuss how their practices changed and what the future holds for the art industry

Abu Dhabi Festival Highlights Impact of Pandemic on Artists

Abu Dhabi Festival announced the launch of “Art Amid Covid”, part of the Festival’s annual “Riwaq Al Fikr” talks series. In interviews curated and directed by Jalal Luqman, Emirati artist and Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) Visual Arts Consultant, 10 visual artists in the UAE working across disciplines talk about the importance of art in the context of Covid-19 and how the pandemic has affected artists’ work and how art is experienced, as well as the ways the pandemic may have forever impacted the art industry. A variety…

UAEREP Launches Fourth Cycle and Starts Receiving Project Proposals

UAEREP Launches Fourth Cycle and Starts Receiving Project Proposals

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  The UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science (UAEREP) announced the launch of its fourth cycle at the fifth International Rain Enhancement Forum (IREF), convened virtually under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs. Submissions are open to innovative project proposals from across the globe. The program offers a grant of up to US$1.5 million, distributed over three years with a maximum annual amount of $550,000 for each winning research proposal in…

Persil announces winners of Abaytik Stylik abaya  design competition

برسيل تعلن عن أسماء الفائزات في حملة عبايتك ستايلك

 Six aspiring designers from Saudi Arabia & UAE have been selected by Persil Abaya Shampoo as the winners of Abaytik Stylik (Your Abaya, Your Style) abaya design competition. Each of them will be granted scholarships at French Fashion Institute ESMOD Dubai. Part of a women empowerment campaign strategically held in conjunction with the re-launch of Persil 2in1 abaya shampoo, the competition encourages self-expression and provides a platform for abaya lovers to showcase their talent. The young women who vied for the scholarship prizes went through several stages of the competition…

The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport

الأكاديمية العربية للعلوم والتكنولوجيا والنقل البحري بالشارقة

The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport branch in Sharjah opens admissions for the Spring semester that is set to commence in February 2021 Recognised as one of the leading maritime academies in the region, the university offers top-notch hybrid education, alongside in-person attendance for practical applications In fulfilment of its primary mission to empower young Emiratis to work in the maritime sector, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport branch in Sharjah (AASTS) has opened admissions for their Spring semester that is scheduled to begin…

20by2020 Improves the Lives of Thousands of Fishermen and their Families in Indonesia

20by2020 Improves the Lives of Thousands of Fishermen and their Families in Indonesia

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, The UAE-led humanitarian initiative, 20by2020, continues to extend sustainable solutions to various parts of the world with the latest deployment in Pulau Laut Selatan – South Kalimantan, Indonesia.  The objective of this deployment is to provide 20,700 people from a large fishermen community with improved energy access through off-grid solar lighting. Pulau Laut Selatan is in the Kota Baru Regency (Borneo), where a quarter of the population still live in the dark, and most households earn their living by fishing. 3,600 solar lanterns and 1,000…

Sheraa’s UCAN Startup Awards honours changemakers from Jordan

“الشارقة لريادة الأعمال” يعلن فوز 4 شركات ناشئة

, Kenya, Egypt, South Africa for building enterprises that are driving real societal change Winners of the UCAN  $250,000 equity-free prize purse describe their purpose-filled entrepreneurial journeys at Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival 2020 The recently announced winners of the inaugural edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa)’s $250,000 equity-free prize purse ‘UCAN’ or the Ubuntu Care And Nurture Startup Awards  featured in a discussion yesterday (Sunday, December 6), as part of the inaugural proceedings of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival 2020. UCAN was launched in September to empower entrepreneurs in the region…

Siemens Energy and Porsche, with partners, advance climate-neutral e-fuel development

World’s first integrated commercial plant for producing climate-neutral fuel being built in Chile Innovations from Germany to industrialize synthetic fuels and decarbonize the mobility sector German Economy Ministry supports beacon project as part of national hydrogen strategy Porsche is planning to use e-fuels – initially on race courses and in vehicle trials, prospectively also in production sports cars. Siemens Energy, joined by sports car maker Porsche and a lineup of international companies, is developing and implementing a pilot project in Chile that is expected to yield the world’s first integrated,…

TAKREEM – Inspiring Generations

“تكريم” تحتفي بالإبداع العربي في بيروت

TAKREEM was founded with the aim of celebrating the Arab men and women who are making history in their own way and domain. After touring most of the Arab region for the past decade and despite the strenuous year that the world in general and Lebanon in particular went through, the Foundation stays true to its mission and has strived to recognize and honor the unsung heroes of the Arab World during its yearly Award Ceremony. Initially scheduled for November 2019 and postponed time and again due to the unrelentless…