UAE students who dream of traveling to space, engineering rockets, or delving into the depths of designing a mission to Mars will be able to attend the summer camp led by NASA experts.
UAE enables “great minds to innovate”, says Sheikh MohammedUAE Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has announced a new initiative focused on scientific research and development (R&D) in line with UAE Vision 2021 and Centennial 2071.0 2114
UAE advances space exploration vision with new deal
The UAE Space Agency and the South African National Space Agency, SANSA, signed MoU for cooperation between them in the areas of peaceful exploration of the outer space.
Dubai Health Authority to support Emirati students to study science
DHA has announced a new initiative that will grant Emirati high school graduates with scholarships to study science, medicine and other healthcare fields.
UAE Space Settlement Challenge grants funding to top projects
The Dubai Future Foundation’s new think tank, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Accelerated Research, has announced its 36 funded projects for its first challenge, the MBR Space Settlement Challenge.
Oman, Qatar sign pact to boost STEM education
Qatar and Oman have reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance and develop cooperation in the fields of science, higher education and technology.
NASA twins to aspiring UAE astronauts: “If you can dream it, you can do it”
NASA’s Captains Mark and Scott Kelly recently spoke at the Majlis Mohamed bin Zayed at a lecture titled, ’The Sky is not the Limit: Life Lessons from NASA’s Kelly Brothers.’ The “astronaut twins” lauded the planning that has gone into UAE’s Mars mission saying they look forward to the country having its own astronauts soon.
UAE ranked first in Middle East for being “digital-friendly”
The UAE has emerged as the most digital-friendly Middle East nation in Euler Hermes’ latest study titled ‘The enabling digitilisation index: Which countries are digital friendly’?
UAE to promote local innovations on science and technology
Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development has launched the second edition of the ‘Pitch@PalaceUAE’ competition and the first edition of ‘Pitch@PalaceGCC’.
UAE to introduce new practices to support health-related research
The Emirates Scientists Council (ESC) has recently delved into ways to facilitate medical research and health-related scientific efforts, and discussed the opportunities and challenges facing the sector in the UAE, WAM reported.
Sheikh Mohammed to UAE scientists: “continue with the quest for knowledge”
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has recently hosted a gathering with members of the Emirates Scientists Council, the Mohammed bin Rashid Academy of Scientists, and various researchers at Za’abeel Palace.