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UOWD researcher secures Emirates Foundation grant

Sunday, 21 March, 2010

UOWD congratulates Dr. Kathy Shen for her success as a Principal Investigator in gaining an Emirates Foundation grant of AED 179,712 for her project entitled "Social Networking Site Usage among UAE adolescents: Antecedents, Consequences, and Gender Differences with Prof Mohamed Khalifa (UOWD) and Prof Ping Zhang (Syracuse University, NY) as co-investigators.

The Emirates Foundation is a highly competitive granting scheme, one of the few sources of research funding in the UAE and this success is a credit to Dr. Shen and her co-investigators.