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Conference pays tribute to legacy of KSA founder
Culture & Education | Thursday 12 March, 2015 8:16 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman attended on Wednesday the second International Conference on the History of King Abdul Aziz at a local university, which will showcase the leadership qualities and achievements of the late monarch. Accompanied by Crown Prince Muqrin, deputy premier,...
King Faisal International Prize winner Jeffery Gordon delivers ‘virtual’ public lecture
Culture & Education | Wednesday 11 March, 2015 9:31 am
Winners of the 37th annual King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) have been taking part in a series of public lectures in Riyadh this week, sharing the ideas that earned them Saudi Arabia’s most prestigious academic accolade.Winner of the 2015 prize for medicine, Professor Jeffery Gordon was...
Makkah governor stresses key role of universities
Culture & Education | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 7:31 am
Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, said that scientific research is the launch pad for universities to play greater role in community services. He said this while receiving President of the Umm Al-Qura University Bakri Assas, a science research team of the Technology Invention Center at the...
SABIC and ExxonMobil participate in High Institute for Elastomers Industries graduation class
Culture & Education | Sunday 8 March, 2015 4:01 pm
SABIC and ExxonMobil participated in the first graduation ceremony of the High Institute for Elastomers Industries (HIEI) in Yanbu on March 4. Patronized by Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Madinah, the ceremony was attended by Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thenayan Al-Saud,...
Project ready for students’ nationwide test
Culture & Education | Sunday 8 March, 2015 6:31 am
The Public Education Evaluation Commission (PEEC) has begun its practical application phase of the professional development program for its evaluators, starting with field training conducted through school visitations across Riyadh and Jeddah.Announcing this, Najlah Al-Driehim, director of the...
KAICAL stresses on projects to promote use of Arabic language
Culture & Education | Sunday 8 March, 2015 6:15 am
Riyadh-based King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz International Center for Arabic Language (KAICAL) is committed to stimulating scientific research and creating public awareness about the impact of language on all aspects of society.To this end, KAICAL has designed a scientific work plan to create quality...
Nominations for Urban Heritage Award opens
Culture & Education | Sunday 8 March, 2015 6:09 am
The Secretariat General of the Prince Sultan bin Salman Urban Heritage Award has invited the submission of nominations for the sixth session of the Urban Heritage Award this year.The nomination is exclusive to the students from colleges or architecture and planning schools, as well as colleges of...
BMC pens cooperation deal with Canadian university
Culture & Education | Friday 6 March, 2015 11:48 am
A delegation from the University of Manitoba in Canada recently visited the Kingdom to study a joint cooperation agreement with the Batterjee Medical College (BMC). The Canadian representatives were led by Dr. Emily Atfery, dean of the university’s faculty of medicine, and met with Dr. Khaled...
International eLearning Experts Gather in Riyadh for eLearning Event
Culture & Education | Friday 6 March, 2015 10:25 am
The Ministry of Education’s National Center for e-Learning and Distance Learning has held its Fourth International Conference on eLearning and Distance Education. The event brought together some of the world’s leading e-Learning researchers and educators, to discuss ways in which new digital...
HBKU Launches Pioneering Postgraduate Programs in Biological and Biomedical Sciences and in Sustainable Energy and Sustainable Environment
Culture & Education | Thursday 5 March, 2015 12:51 pm
Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, is launching three new postgraduate programs within its College of Science and Engineering. Applications are now open for prospective students seeking to apply to the master's and...