SDG 17 BLOGS

801, 2020

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 [...]
801, 2020

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 [...]
801, 2020

The University Role in Preparing Postgraduate Students in Addressing the United Nation SGDs

The PhD students in the Environmental Sustainability Development Program of the University of Bahrain are working on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their targets. In the course ESD 793, the students were trained to address the contemporary issues related to environmental sustainability. This course enabled them to observe, assess [...]
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SDG 17 PARTNERSHIPS

0101, 1970

Blockchain-based Certificates

The University of Bahrain is set to become one of the first educational institutes to begin issuing blockchain-based certificates using the Blockcerts system. Bahrain is a small middle-eastern country in the Arabian Gulf situated between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. It’s famous for its oil exports and wealthy ruling family, the [...]
0101, 1970

The University of Bahrain Collaborated with Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies Center

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed with Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies Center “Derasat” on 14th August 2018. Such effort helps both parties to engage in mutual research projects, exchange expertise, collaborate on training and capacity building activities and organize conferences, workshops and symposium on topics [...]
0101, 1970

Collaboration with National Space Science Agency (NSSA)

University of Bahrain has collaborated with the National Space Agency in July 2019 to establish a joint project to build a satellite and a mini-earth station serving scientific research in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The agreement provides the university and the local community with opportunities to contribute to enhance scientific [...]
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SDG 17 Events

Program Advisory Committee

The PAC serves an advisory role for the program and its development. The PAC is usually composed of employers, scholars, or any other external person representing a stakeholder (industry, business, government, and other agencies) with an interest in the quality of the programme’s graduates. Description The role of Programme advisory [...]

Seminars in the field of crime control

The college has held many courses and seminars in the areas of disseminating legal culture, including those related to combating crime and combating cyber crime, as well as seminars on topics of international crime, including a symposium on “international legal standards in criminal justice” in which international experts attended, including [...]

UoB Hosts a Regional Water and Energy Conference

Around 400 researchers, experts and students from the kingdom of Bahrain and the UK have attended the Water and Energy Sustainable Innovation and Industry (WESII) Conference and Exhibition which was held in the UoB on 22-23 April 2018 under the patronage of HE Dr. Abdulhussain bin Ali Mirza, Minister of [...]
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SDG 17 POLICIES

The University’s Contribution to the National SDGs Government Policies

Purpose The University of Bahrain contributes to the processes of policy drafting, implementing, and revision for external entities, both in private and public sectors, locally and globally, as well as the community at large. Definitions SDG: refers to Sustainably Development Goals. External entities: refers to individual and/or organizations which are [...]

Research Contract Policy

This policy establishes the research environment for the academic staff and postgraduate research students. It provides an overarching framework for the development and implementation of contract research at the University of Bahrain. Scope The purpose of this policy is to establish the terms and conditions under which the Deanship of [...]
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SDG 17 RESEARCH

Accelerating the transformation to a green university: University of Bahrain experience

Authors: Hamzah R.Y., Alnaser N.W., Alnaser W.E.
Many universities are striving to have an environmental impact on the society as they are considered as small communities aiming to be eco-friendly and having low CO2 emission. This concept has been emerging after the worldwide concern on the ozone depletion issue and global warming. As a result, many titles [...]
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