0101, 1970

University of Bahrain Partners with National Oil and Gas Authority, Tatweer Petroleum, Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning and Electricity and Water Authority

University of Bahrain Partners with National Oil and Gas Authority, Tatweer Petroleum, Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning and Electricity and Water Authority on a project with the aim of developing an ESCO market in the Kingdom based on best international practices. The university will also carry out [...]
0101, 1970

UOB Contributes to Bahrain’s Third National Communication Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

The University of Bahrain’s team for Green House Gas (GHG) prepared a national report: “Bahrain’s Third National Communication Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change”. This report was prepared as part of the collaboration between the Supreme Council for Environment and the UNDP. The team was formed in 2017 and includes academics from [...]
0101, 1970

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 [...]
0101, 1970

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.
0101, 1970

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 [...]
801, 2020

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 [...]
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 [...]
801, 2020

Review and Discussion of Procedures and Proposals to Activate E-Learning

  The e-learning center at the University of Bahrain held its second meeting to discuss the procedures of e-learning during the current precautionary period. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Sh. Fay Abdulla Mohammed Alkhalifa, Director of the Center, and attended by members of the Center Advisory Committee for Digital [...]

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 Fee Support

As the government of Bahrain considers higher education a central player in economic growth, investment and innovation as well as facing the challenges of the future. The government supports students’ accessibility to higher education and through fee subsidy. All national students receive 90% fee subsidy, and all international students receive [...]

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 [...]

Tackling Food Insecurity and Hunger

This policy sets out to establish the University of Bahrain’s continuous commitment to tackling local, regional, and global food insecurity. Purpose To provide a clear statement of the position of the University with regards to preventing and resolving issues to food insecurity and hunger. Definitions Food Insecurity: refers to the [...]

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 [...]

The GCC human rights declaration: An instrumentation of cultural relativism

Authors: Alfadhel K.A.
For the first time the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) adopted a regional human rights declaration that codifies the relevant States’ commitment to human rights. The Declaration illustrated the content and scope of such a collective regional pledge to protect and respect fundamental rights and freedoms. Although a soft-law instrument, the [...]

Corporate governance and the level of Bahraini corporate compliance with IFRS disclosure

Authors: Juhmani O.
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relation between corporate governance (CG) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) disclosure one year before the issuance of the first Corporate Governance Code (CGC) in Bahrain. Design/methodology/approach: The CG is measured by board composition, audit committee characteristics, and ownership structure [...]

Money, conventional monetary system and possibility of monetary reform

Authors: Abdelbaki H.H.
This paper examines the various causes of the financial and economic crises experienced by the world’s countries and shows that the dilemma is not in the money used, whatever its name is or value, but that the dilemma and the resulting problems and financial and economic crises lies in the [...]

Users’ satisfaction with the electronic health record (EHR) in the Kingdom of Bahrain

Authors: Abdulla A.E., Ahmed S.Y., Alnoaimi M.A., Ali H.
Today, many hospitals seek to adopt the latest and most sophisticated technologies in order to raise the service quality and users’ satisfaction. The Electronic Health Record (EHR) had a substantial impact on the health sector and has enhanced the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare providers. The purpose of this research [...]

In Search of the Sharī’ah

Authors: Farooq M.O., El-Ghattis N.
The centrality of Sharīah as a term and concept, together with its ubiquitous usage, reflects present Muslim understanding of their religion. Existing research indicates this Sharīah-based conception represents a later historical development. However, earlier studies have not documented contemporary understanding and use of the term in the primary sources of [...]

Princess Sabeeka: Bahraini Women’s Day is a national memorial for honoring and appreciating the sincere giving of the nation’s women

  Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, the wife of the His Majesty The King, President of the Supreme Council for Women, expressed her sincere pride and appreciation for the continuous efforts and successive achievements of Bahraini women in the service of their country and worthy partners [...]

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 [...]

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.  

Bahraini Women in Higher Education and Scientific Research

The University of Bahrain collaborates with the Supreme Council for Women to conduct a study investigating the status of Bahraini women in Higher Education and Scientific Research. The study investigates national efforts in supporting and enhancing the contribution of Bahraini women in the fields of Higher Education and Scientific Research. [...]

A Lecture at UOB Reviews the Advantages of Upgrading “Bapco” Refinery

The Largest Industrial Project in the History of the Kingdom The Head of the Refinery Modernization Program at the Bahrain Petroleum Company “Bapco” Hafedh Al-Qassab reviewed the challenges of the largest project in the history of Bahrain’s oil refinery industry in a lecture organized by the Chemical Engineering Department of [...]