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UOWD researchers excel

Thursday, 22 April, 2010

UOWD researchers fared extremely well in the recent UAE National Research Foundation grant outcomes. Their success rate in the competitive and highly competitive categories was 83% (5 of the 6 full proposals submitted by UOWD), which was well above the national average of 58%. The following grants have been rated as highly competitive** or competitive*: Project TitleUOWD researchersUser Adoption of E-government in UAE*Dr. Jawahitha Sarabdeen and Dr. Gwendolyn RodriguesIs the level of wealth related to an individuals happiness? Indicators of Gross National Happiness in the United Arab Emirates*Dr. Payyazhi Jayashree, Dr. Michael Thorpe and Dr. Peter HosieRapid habitat conversion in Dubai: quantifying effects on avifauna and predicting future changes*Professor Robert WhelanVirtual Manipulation and Force Sensing during Inner Ear Surgery for Clinical Application**Dr. Catherine ToddNew Design Approach for Safer and Economical Structures in Seismic Regions**Dr. Kamal Jaafar UOWD congratulates these researchers on this recognition, at a national level, of their research abilities and the quality of their particular proposals.

UOWD in the news

Bodour Al Qasimi promotes Mohammed Al Musharrakh to CEO of ‘Invest in Sharjah’

By Gulf Today, Gulf News, Total UAE

Mohammed Juma Al Musharrakh had been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah). More...

UOWD hosts inaugural Middle East CASE Conference

By Yahind

Conference supports advancement of education in the region through shared insights and knowledge. More...

Indian Billionaire B. R. Shetty Is Now Venturing Into Higher Education

By Dubai Forum, Wealth-X

After building a healthcare empire in the U.A.E., Abu Dhabi-based Indian billionaire B. R. Shetty is entering the region’s lucrative higher education sector. More...

Sarra scoops multiple honours in rowing and swimming

By Khaleej Times, The Middle East North Africa Financial Network

Rising sporting star Sarra Lajnef continues to excel in rowing and swimming championships in the region. More...

Dubai Electronic Security Center Receives Overwhelming Interest From Regional and Global Universities For The AED 700,000 ‘Innovation In Cyber Security Award' Competition

By Dubai PR Network, Total UAE, The Middle East North Africa Financial Network

Call for submission for the ‘Innovation In Cyber Security Award’ has earned overwhelming response from regional and global universities. More...

UOWD logistics students tour Jebel Ali Port in Dubai

By Arabian Industry, Dubai Forum

The Master of Science in Logistics at UOWD has been running in the UAE for the last 10 years and is one of the region’s most popular postgraduate courses. More...

Career focus need not stymie personal advancement

By Gulf News Smart Edition

Commitment to study runs deep in employed aspirants, experts say. More...

Most postgraduate students are working people

By Gulf News,

Most of the postgraduate students in the UAE are working people, said universities in the UAE. More...

Chairman Of Dubai-Based University Awarded Order Of Australia

By UAE Today, YaHind, Dubai Forum, Dubai Informer, Go Dubai

Peter Robson, Chairman of the University of Wollongong in Dubai’s, UOWD, Board, has been awarded the Order of Australia, OA. More...

9th Sustainable Development & Inclusive Growth Congress discusses ways to achieve global sustainability

By Go Dubai

Congress focused on the need to follow the principles of sustainable development and inclusive growth to meet global challenges and global sustainability More...

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