Earlier this month, the American University of Sharjah has announced that it will be offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics. The move supports the rising interest in the UAE and region in physics-based initiatives, such as the ambitious space programme and the UAE Mars Mission.
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
Saudi Arabia, China explore the dark side of the moon
China has launched a satellite that will serve as the communications relay for a future probe on the the invisible side of the moon. The satellite is equipped with a payload for a space sensory system developed by Saudi engineers and researchers for filming and taking photos of the moon.
New visa rules to attract more investors and innovators to the UAE
In line with UAE’s position as a primary destination for international investors and global talents, the UAE Cabinet, chaired by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has adopted a new system of entry visas for investors and professional talents providing them with a long-term visa for up to 10 years.
UAE Space Agency reviews new satellite design
The UAE Space Agency, in partnership with Khalifa University of Science and Technology and the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (Aurak) has reviewed the preliminary design of the MeznSat 3U CubeSat.
NYUAD student awarded with Al Ghurair STEM scholarship
NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Class of 2018 student Yousteena Bocktor, 21, from Egypt, has been selected as a 2018 Al Ghurair STEM Scholar.
Oman to establish new science and technology university
Oman’s Minister of Education has reportedly announced that it will establish a new university of science and technology in Muscat.
Sharjah spotlights scientific research and innovation
Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah has recently attended the 12th Annual Scientific Research Forum “Research and Innovation Serving the Community” at Al Razi Hall in Medical and Health Sciences Colleges at University of Sharjah, UoS.
Scientific advancements support Dubai’s strategic objectives: Sheikh Hamdan
Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that learning about the latest scientific findings and discoveries across various fields and acquiring the most advanced knowledge that can help meet the vital needs of human beings has become critical today, given the growing challenges facing the world.
UAE Space Agency committee discusses future projects
The UAE Space Agency is vital in promoting the nation’s stature as an advanced country in the area of space science, according to Dr. Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills and Chairman of the agency.
UAE Space Settlement Challenge receives over 200 global entries
The Dubai Future Foundation’s new think tank the Mohammed Bin Rashid Center for Accelerated Research has received the results of its first funding programme this week, the Space Settlement Challenge.