CHAPTER 7: Nanomaterials for Heavy Metal Removal

Authors: Azzaza S., Kumar R.T., Vijaya J.J., Bououdina M.
Wastewater containing heavy metal ions is considered as a serious environmental problem for human society. Advances in nanoscale science and engineering provide new opportunities to develop more cost-effective and environmentally acceptable water treatment technologies. Nanomaterials have a number of physicochemical properties that make them particularly attractive as nanoadsorbents for decontamination [...]

Nanostructured Oxide Materials for Photodegradation of Dyes

Authors: Bensouici F., Tala-Ighil R., Bououdina M.
Water purification has become a worldwide problem, in particular in industrialized countries, where wastewater usually contains organic pollutants, such as dyes from the textile industry, leather tanning industry, paper production, food technology, agricultural and pharmaceutical industries. The development of an effective treatment for these effluents is the subject of considerable [...]

Relative Growth and Heterochely in the Blue Swimmer Crab Portunus pelagicus (Linnaeus 1758) from the Kingdom of Bahrain

Authors: Zainal K.A.Y.
Portunus pelagicus were obtained from a shallow coastal area in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Arabian Gulf (26 14 909 N and 50 297 121 E) during the years 2004 and 2005 using local fish trap on sandy mud or sand substrates. Different body measurements were carried out including fresh body [...]


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University of Bahrain ranks among top 100 Universities in Four SDGs of Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2020

The University of Bahrain (UOB) is ranked in the top 201-300 universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020 among more than 800 institutions around the world. The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings assess the universities activities and performance in relation to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The [...]
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University of Bahrain Environment and Sustainable Development PhD Program

The University of Bahrain’s PhD program in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD) focuses on environmental sustainability, with an emphasis on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The program equips students with the knowledge and perspectives needed to answer important questions about diverse environmental problems. Nearly all colleges at the University of [...]
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University of Bahrain Environment and Sustainable Development M.Sc. Programs

The University of Bahrain and the Prince’s Foundation (UK) jointly offer a Master’s program in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD). The Prince’s Foundation is one of the international establishments specialized in design, planning and urban development that contributes to postgraduate studies in sustainable urbanism in partnership with universities in the [...]

SDG 14 Events

Conversation on Hawar: Preservation and Development

The university participated in the week of Hawar Islands. These islands are RAMSAR site of international importance. They also nationally designated as protected areas. The university provided studies that can contribute to the conservation of the land and marine ecosystems of these islands. This include measure to identify and protect [...]

Protect our Environment from Plastics

The University of Bahrain participated in the National Environment Day of Bahrain. The public forum aimed to spread awareness related to the impacts of plastics on land and marine ecosystems. The study provided an account of the public opinions toward public littering both on land and coastal areas in Bahrain. [...]

Collaboration with General Directorate of Civil Defense

The University of Bahrain has a strong collaboration with national governmental sectors. An example of this is the collaboration with the General Directorate of Civil Defense in Bahrain. This is to assure safety regulations and procedures in working place especially laboratories and hazardous material storage and transport. Around 30 college [...]