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  • 2019 Sep 21Statistics
    Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: UN

    Sharjah 24 – AFP: Global child and maternal deaths have fallen sharply in recent decades, but new UN statistics released Thursday show unequal progress, with more than five childbirths a minute ending in tragedy.

  • 2019 Sep 21Studies
    'Largest polar expedition in history' to probe Arctic climate

    Sharjah 24 – AFP: A team of scientists from 19 countries will set off for the Arctic on Friday, aiming to freeze their ship into the polar ice for a year to research the changing climate.

  • 2019 Sep 20Universities
    AQU briefs its students on adaptation to university life

    Sharjah 24: Al Qasimia University (AQU) has organised a lecture for its students, especially the newcomers from all different kinds of disciplines, aiming to enhance their adaptation to the university life’s academic requirements, through developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes that support the students' creativity.

  • 2019 Sep 19Universities
    Introducing Master’s Program in Cultural Heritage Preservation

    Sharjah24: Under the patronage His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, and President of the University, and following his goal of preserving the cultural heritage of the Emirate of Sharjah, the University of Sharjah signed a collaboration agreement with the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) in Rome. The agreement resulted in introducing the Master’s Program in Cultural Heritage Preservation Management.

  • 2019 Sep 19Universities
    UoS holds its new students orientation meeting 2019/2020

    Sharjah24: Under the patronage and in the attendance of His Excellency Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah (UoS), the University’s Deanship of Female Students’ Affairs organised the orientation meeting for the new students 2019-2020. Prof.

  • 2019 Sep 18Translations
    World's longest Viking bridge completed after three-year project

    Sharjah24 – Reuters: A three-year project to build the world's longest Viking bridge using the tools and methods that they would have employed a thousand years ago has been completed in Denmark, with the final plank laid over the weekend.

  • 2019 Sep 17Universities
    UoS, Maraya Art Centre launch (Be) Longin Exhibition

    Sharjah 24: The College of Fine Arts and Design at the University of Sharjah (UoS) organised an art exhibition to showcase the work of five students who recently graduated from the College in collaboration with Maraya Art Centre. The (Be)Longing Art Exhibition addressed various issues of home, domesticity, place and identity which are particularly prevalent themes in the lives of these graduates.

  • 2019 Sep 16Universities
    Multicultural diversity comes alive at AUS Fall 2019 Club Fair

    Sharjah 24: Buzzing with excitement, music and student laughter, the Student Centre at American University of Sharjah (AUS) saw the inauguration of the Fall 2019 Club Fair Monday, September 16. Seventy-seven clubs participated in the event this semester, including three new clubs: the International Studies Association (INSA), Entertainment Collage and Table Top Games Club.

  • 2019 Sep 16Universities
    Executive Education at AUS is helping to build female leadership

    Sharjah 24: In the wake of the UAE’s annual Emirati Women’s Day, American University of Sharjah’s (AUS) Executive Education points to the accomplishments of UAE women in the workforce, and describes how its Women in Leadership programme is helping females across the Emirates scale new heights in their careers.

  • 2019 Sep 16Studies
    Futuristic panel generates electricity in the dark

    Sharjah 24 – Reuters: A joint study from the University of California Los Angeles and Stanford University demonstrates a way to generate electricity in the dark by use of a thermoelectric generator device.

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