SDG 4 RESEARCH

Reflexivity in applying “inspiration economy” research: Changing the game to make the research groups “researchers”

Authors: Ahmed D., Buheji M.
The overarching aim of this research is to extend and examine the way in which the inspiration economy (IE) can be applied in different contexts and countries, bearing in mind how social and cultural contexts influence the way in which research methods and fields are utilized. This is achieved through [...]

The impact of assistive technology on down syndrome students in Kingdom of Bahrain

Authors: Alammary J., Al-Haiki F., Al-Muqahwi K.
Assistive Technology is playing an enabler role in the life of Dawn Syndrome. Assistive Technology can allow Down Syndrome to engage in the normal life activities and be more social and independent. The Arab countries are providing vital effort on facilitating the life of Dawn Syndrome and encouraging their engagement [...]

Contribution of citizen science to improve knowledge on marine biodiversity in the Gulf Region

Authors: Castilla A.M., Riera R., Ali Humaid M., Garland T., Jr, Alkuwari A., Muzaffar S., Naser H.A., Al-Mohannadi S., Al-Ajmi D., Chikhi A., Wessels J., Al-Thani M.A.F., Takacs Z., Valdeón A.
Monitoring marine biodiversity is costly and practical solutions have to be implemented to identify species and their preferred habitats, particularly in this era of rapid global change. Citizen science has proven to be effective and with high potential for monitoring efforts, and has been extensively applied to biodiversity. We have [...]
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SDG 4 PARTNERSHIPS

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University of Bahrain Partners with Bahrain Nursing Society (BNS)

In the first quarter of 2019, the president of the University of Bahrain met the reconstituted Bahrain Nursing Society and discussed different means of potential collaboration into other aspects of nursing research and education. In the same context, the university works towards the support of professional societies; the nursing department [...]
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University of Bahrain Partners with University Illinois Chicago

The Nursing Department at the College of Health and Sport Sciences has partnered with the University Illinois Chicago in 2018 to establish a Master’s in Nursing and other areas related to curriculum review.
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University of Bahrain Partners with American Heart Association (AHA)

Sustaining its role toward the local community health and wellbeing, the Nursing Department at College of Health and Sport Sciences obtained the renewal of certification as an International Training Center (ITC) by the American Heart Association (AHA) for three more years starting from June 2018. The non-profit ITC was the [...]
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SDG 4 Events

University of Bahrain offers Free Training Programs for all in Collaboration with Google Developers Group (GDG) Manama

The university partners with Google Developers Group (GDG) Manama to offer free training programs to students across the country. The training programs were offered via UoB’s Coding Academy and were available for students from multiple backgrounds from the Kingdom’s universities.   The initiative aims to familiarize students with emerging disruptive [...]

A panel discussion on ‘International Legal Standards in Criminal Justice’

On October 15, 2019, the Legal Clinic and Human Rights Center at the University of Bahrain held a panel discussion on ‘International Legal Standards in Criminal Justice’ in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The event was held at Zain E-learning Center at the Sakhir Campus. Faculty members [...]

Halls used for Heritage

    The University of Bahrain features a number of halls and exhibition spaces that are dedicated to host concerts, contemporary art exhibitions and to showcase artifacts. The university organizes an annual National Day celebration, which is free and open to the public, in December and hosts Bahraini artists and [...]
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SDG 4 BLOGS

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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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SDG 4 POLICIES

Faculty Grievance Policy

The policy outlines the mechanisms and conditions to be followed by the faculty grievances committee in terms of the formation and procedures that a faculty member must follow to submit a grievance against administrative decisions that affect his career and academic rights   Purpose This policy aims to provide a [...]

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 [...]

Academic Freedom Policy

This policy sets out the conditions that permit faculty members to engage in their scholarly pursuits of teaching, research, and related activities free from interference or obstruction. Purpose To provide a clear statement of the position of the University with regard to Academic Freedom Definitions Academic freedom: refers to the [...]
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