Wednesday 1 April 2020

UAE astronaut programme invites research proposals

Applications have been invited from the UAE’s research entities to propose scientific or technology-driven projects in the fields of Human Health or Earth & Space Science to be conducted by astronauts on the International Space Station. This was announced by the Mohammed Bin Rashid


UAE issues decree to regulate private sector jobs

The UAE's Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has allowed private sector businesses affected by the Covid-19 measures to restructure the contractual relationship with employees, reported the Gulf News.    These contractaul changes are


Schneider offers free courses for universities, engineers

Schneider Electric, a leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has launched a free online educational portal to help students, teachers, engineers and business owners learn more about energy management.    Energy Uni


Online job sites offer better internship opportunities

Online job sites emerge as the top way to find relevant internship opportunities (62 per cent), says, the Middle East’s #1 job site.    The site conducted a poll entitled “Internships in the Middle East and North Africa” in order


University of Sharjah and Huawei sign MoU

The University of Sharjah and Huawei have signed recently a new a memorandum of understanding to further nurture and equip the local ICT talent with the necessary advanced information and communication technologies (ICT) knowledge and skills to succeed in different fields. 


UAE to activate remote work from March 29

The UAE's Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) will activate the remote work system for all ministries, authorities, and federal institutions, effective Sunday, March 29, for a renewable period of two weeks. A maximum of 30 percent of the workforce of each


NYU Abu Dhabi marks ten years of innovation

Ten years ago, NYU Abu Dhabi opened with an ambitious vision to become one of the world’s great research universities, addressing complex challenges of local and global significance.    Over the last decade of growth and accomplishment, the University


UAE equips teachers with distance learning skills

The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, continues to equip teaching and academic professionals from inside and outside of the UAE with skills needed to manage and operate online classrooms via the internet.   


Three ways AI is being used for good

Today, Artificial Intelligence (AI) still feels pretty new, yet in the years ahead, like electricity, it will become part of the fabric of everyday life, says Thierry Nicault, EVP for EBU - MEACE, Salesforce.    “It’s already changing our lives


BenQ encourages healthy and engaging elearning

BenQ, a world leader in interactive panels and DLP projectors, supports healthy learning environments both at home and in classroom with germ-resistant interactive flat panels, Android-based smart projectors with built in video conferencing apps for remote learning and eye care monitors with

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