STARS OF SCIENCE CROWNS SEASON 13 WINNER

STARS OF SCIENCE CROWNS SEASON 13 WINNER

Doha, Qatar, (AETOSWire) – Riadh Abdelhedi has emerged as the top Arab innovator on Season 13 of Stars of Science, a Qatar Foundation (QF) initiative, winning the votes of the jury and public with his innovation, the Hybrid Power Bank, while overcoming a variety of challenges caused by COVID-19. The Tunisian innovator was overjoyed when the show’s longtime host, Khaled Al-Jumaily, announced that his invention, the Hybrid Power Bank, had claimed 39.4% of the total votes, securing the top prize of $300,000. “I want to thank the jury and the…

STARS OF SCIENCE ANNOUNCES SEASON 13 FINALISTS

STARS OF SCIENCE ANNOUNCES SEASON 13 FINALISTS

Doha, Qatar, (AETOSWire): Four contestants have emerged from Stars of Science Season 13 to secure their places in the Grand Finale taking place on October 22, where they will compete to win the title of Top Arab Innovator. Along the way, these young Arab inventors overcame significant hurdles, winning votes from show’s jury to progress through the multiple elimination phases. Mohammed Al-Qassabi, Qatari Information Systems student at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, hopes to contribute to the sports world with his Football Offside Detection System. The innovation uses ultra-wide band…

HOW COVID-19 REINVIGORATED THE NEED FOR STEM EDUCATION

HOW COVID-19 REINVIGORATED THE NEED FOR STEM EDUCATION

Doha, Qatar,(AETOSWire): The COVID-19 pandemic has fast-tracked a digital revolution across the world, specifically in the Arab region – connecting people and providing them with access to a wealth of data, information, and media. For this reason, society has had to embrace STEM education for sustainable development within the MENA region, according to Professor Fouad Mrad, the longest-serving jury member on Qatar Foundation’s (QF) edutainment TV show, Stars of Science. “This stimulated access to knowledge leaves governments and parents no choice but to help facilitate access to STEM fields among…

STEMMING THE BRAIN DRAIN: IMPORTANCE OF STARS OF SCIENCE AND QF’S INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM IN MENA REGION

STEMMING THE BRAIN DRAIN: IMPORTANCE OF STARS OF SCIENCE AND QF’S INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM IN MENA REGION

Doha, Qatar, (AETOSWire): In the past decades, many of the MENA region’s best Arab scientists, inventors, engineers, designers, and innovators left their home countries for better opportunities in the West. While the reasons for the “brain drain” in this part of the world have been varied, many of these talented youth cite a lack of support and resources as their reason for leaving. However, the situation is evolving – for the better. For more than a decade, Qatar has become a confluence for science and innovation in the MENA region.…

AED 700 million Next-Generation Neuro Spinal Hospital Opens in Dubai Science Park

مجمع دبي للعلوم يشهد افتتاح “مستشفى الجراحة العصبية والعمود الفقري”

AED 700 million Next-Generation Neuro Spinal Hospital Opens in Dubai Science Park State-of-the-art hospital in line with HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision for healthcare, medical innovation Cutting-edge features include the UAE’s first robotic Cyberknife and radiosurgery centre It has 114 beds, smart patient rooms and green spaces for rehabilitation  A state-of-the-art hospital offering specialised care for spinal, neurosurgical, neurological, orthopaedic and radiosurgery treatments with an advanced cancer centre and neuro-rehabilitation space has opened its doors in Dubai Science Park, strengthening the UAE’s drive for a robust, resilient…

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport signs agreement

الأكاديمية العربية للعلوم والتكنولوجيا والنقل البحري توقع اتفاقية مع شرطة دبي

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport signs agreement with Dubai Police for cooperation in maritime education and training The agreement consolidates the partnerships between leading organisations in the UAE and the maritime academic sector, to strengthen the role of scientific research and development in promoting innovation and creativity as well increasing core competencies among government and security staff  The Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport Branch in Sharjah (AASTS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Police to cooperate in education, training and research…

The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Branch in Sharjah awarded for Distinctive Contribution to Innovation in Maritime Education

تكريم الأكاديمية العربية للعلوم والتكنولوجيا والنقل البحري فرع الشارقة

The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Branch in Sharjah awarded for Distinctive Contribution to Innovation in Maritime Education This accolade affirms the Academy’s efforts towards reinforcing maritime education and training and qualify a generation of competent professionals The Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport Branch in Sharjah (AASTS) was awarded for its “Distinctive Contribution to Innovation in Maritime Education” at the 14th edition of the Shiptek International Awards 2021, held in Dubai, on June 7, 2021. The award was received by Dr. Ismail Abdel Ghaffar…

Thought Leadership & Innovation Foundation Welcomes Alisha Moopen, Deputy Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare, to Board of Directors

Thought Leadership & Innovation Foundation Welcomes Alisha Moopen, Deputy Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare, to Board of Directors

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AETOSWire) –  Thought Leadership & Innovation Foundation (TLI), a not-for-profit organization that works at the nexus of science, technology and public health, is pleased to announce that Alisha Moopen, deputy managing director, Aster DM Healthcare, will join TLI’s Board of Directors. Bringing significant healthcare leadership experience and global healthcare perspectives, Moopen expands the scope and reach of TLI programs and projects which focus on global health, including regenerative medicine and chronic disease, limb loss, rehabilitative medicine and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on behavioral health. Bill…

Science, literature and art in the last week  of the virtual Reading Box 2021

علم وأدب وفن في الأسبوع الأخير من “صندوق القراءة”

Exploring the art of photography and the fun worlds of reading, genetics, and symbolism in children’s stories. Enriching the national month of reading and consolidating the habit of reading in Emirati society. A journey to learn about the importance of reading in stimulating the actor’s creative self On a journey rich in science, literature and art, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is launching the activities of the last week of the virtual Reading Box that will comprise unique workshops and sessions to enrich the National Month of Reading…

Euromonitor webinar assesses prospects for global travel and tourism

يورومونيتور إنترناشيونال تقيم ندوة عبر الإنترنت

 Euromonitor International – the leading market research firm – will host a webinar with WTM Global to discuss the prospects for the global travel and tourism market. Called ‘Travel Industry Update with Euromonitor 2021’, the webinar will feature Caroline Bremner, Head of Travel and Tourism Research at Euromonitor International. The virtual event will take place on 25th March, 2021, starting at 6pm GST (2pm GMT) on WTM Global Hub [www.hub.wtm.com] With almost 25 years of experience at Euromonitor International, Bremner is a regular commentator on trends for World Travel Market. She…