Toxicity effect of graphene oxide on growth and photosynthetic pigment of the marine alga Picochlorum sp. during different growth stages

Authors: Hazeem L.J., Bououdina M., Dewailly E., Slomianny C., Barras A., Coffinier Y., Szunerits S., Boukherroub R.
Graphene oxide (GO), a recently discovered material, has been investigated for many applications in various fields. Thus, an immense awareness should be paid on the potential effects of the material on the environment as huge quantities of GO may get to the environment. Aquatic organisms, marine algae as an example, [...]

In silico CD4+, CD8+ T-cell and B-cell immunity associated immunogenic epitope prediction and HLA distribution analysis of Zika virus

Authors: Janahi E.M., Dhasmana A., Srivastava V., Sarangi A.N., Raza S., Arif J.M., Bhatt M.L.B., Lohani M., Areeshi M.Y., Saxena A.M., Haque S.
Zika virus (ZIKV) is a mosquito-borne flavivirus distributed all over Africa, South America and Asia. The infection with the virus may cause acute febrile sickness that clinically resembles dengue fever, yet there is no vaccine, no satisfactory treatment, and no means of evaluating the risk of the disease or prognosis [...]

Enhanced anti-cancer and antimicrobial activities of curcumin nanoparticles

Authors: Adahoun M.A., Al-Akhras M.-A.H., Jaafar M.S., Bououdina M.
Background Curcumin (diferuloylmethane) is a polyphenol derived from the plant Curcuma longa, commonly called turmeric. Extensive research over the last 50 years has demonstrated that these polyphenols play an important role in the maintenance of health and prevention of diseases, in addition to its therapeutic benefits such as anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory, [...]


801, 2020

Press release for the Arab Journal of Basic Applied Sciences special issue on COVID-19 Research and Analysis

The University of Bahrain through its Journal, the Arab Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, promote a special issue to create collections of researches on COVID 19, entitled “COVID-19 Research and Analysis” Special issue Guest Editor Dr. Muhammad Nauman Zahid, Department of Biology, College of Science, University of Bahrain, P.O. [...]
801, 2020

UoB Tests Staff for Covid-19 as a Precautionary Measure

Recent precautionary tests conducted by the University of Bahrain showed that no UoB member of staff has tested positive for Coronavirus Covid-19. The tests took place in coordination with the Public Health Department at the Ministry of Health, and the National Taskforce for Combating Coronavirus (Covid-19). UoB Health Center chose [...]
801, 2020

Exclusive QS survey results have revealed how higher education institutions are addressing the Corona Virus outbreak

As the coronavirus crisis continues, many universities across the globe have been forced to close campuses and shift to online learning platforms. These unprecedented conditions are inspiring higher education institutions to innovate and create new ways of learning for their quarantined students. As part of QS’s ongoing coronavirus research, we [...]

SDG 3 Events

University of Bahrain partners with ISACA Bahrain Chapter

University of Bahrain partners with ISACA Bahrain Chapter during the Chapter’s community day on 5 October 2019 by distributing free food and clothes to over 200 laborers who are facing financial hardships. The university takes part in the chapter’s annual event.  

A debate entitled “Protecting Children from Energy Drinks and Smoking”

  In cooperation with the General Secretariat of the Council of Representatives, the University of Bahrain held a debate entitled “Protecting Children from Energy Drinks and Smoking” on . The debate was covered by the local press and presented by a number of students of the Legal Clinic course at [...]

The 2nd International Conference on Sustainability and Resilience

  The International Conference on Sustainability and Resilience is the second of the series of conferences and provides an international forum for presentations and discussion of research in all areas related to Sustainability and Resilience. This year’s special focus and theme for keynote speakers about Sustainability and resilience of engineering, [...]


Food Choices for all on Campus

The university promotes nutrition and wellness to the students and faculty on campus. The university food courts and restaurants have a variety of healthy food options which also cater to vegetarian and vegan options.

University of Bahrain offers pass/fail option for students’ assessment for the second semester, with no change for those under warning

University of Bahrain offers pass/fail option for students’ assessment for the second semester, with no change for those under warning. Due to the exceptional circumstances and e-Learning, President of UoB, Professor Riyad Yousif Hamzah, said that the University Council approved students’ assessment for the second semester using assessment methods that [...]

Guidelines on SARS-CoV-2(COVID-19) Disinfection of Public Places