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University events take place throughout the year, from educational showpieces, such as our Star Lectures, to public lectures, national tours and one-off exhibitions.
Dr Hasim Altan Chairs the Green Hospital Symposium 28 Feb 2016

Dr. Hasim Altan chaired a symposium at the Green Hospital Conference 2016 organised by Saudi German Hospital in Dubai on 28 February 2016 where speakers from Denmark, Finland, Switzerland and local authorities such as Dubai Municipality talked...

Technology to Advance Building Energy Efficiency 23 Feb 2016

Dr. Hasim Altan, Associate Professor of Sustainable Design of the Built Environment at BUiD, was invited as a keynote speaker at an EU funded International Workshop on ‘Energy Efficiency Interventions in Buildings. The Workshop took place in...

Parenting Children with Disabilities: Empowering Parents 20 Feb 2016

Fifty one participants joined the ninth session of “Parents’ Training” as it kicked off in Sharjah on February 20th 2016. This great community based project is led by Prof. Eman Gaad, Dean of the Faculty of Education. It is designed to empower parents of children with...

Arabic Named Entity Recognition 18 Feb 2016
Dean International for the Middle East and Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies of the University of Edinburgh visits The British University in Dubai 15 Feb 2016

The University of Edinburgh is a founding partner in the British University in Dubai.  On 15th February its Professor Mona Siddiqui visited the British University in Dubai to discuss ideas for the development of exchanges and collaborations between BUiD and the University of...

Congratulations to Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi 11 Feb 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi, BUiD’s MSc. Project Management Graduate, for being appointed as “Climate Change and Environment” Minister.

“Dr. Thani is also the Director at the directorate of Energy and Climate change at the Ministry of Foreign affairs since 2010. He also represents the UAE in the meetings of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI).

He serves as the...

Inclusion breeds inclusion 10 Feb 2016

Prof. Eman Gaad, Dean of BUiD’s Faculty of Education, was chosen by the University of Sharjah to externally examine the masters dissertation of a student with visual impairment. Ms. Mais Hamouda’s research investigated how people with hearing and visual impairment in...

Building World-class Universities: Institution Building for Nation Building 04 Feb 2016

On 4 February 2016, Professor C. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor of O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU)- India , delivered the lecture, “Building World-class Universities: Institution Building for Nation Building”. He spoke about the importance of establishing...

Sustainable Commitments of the British University in Dubai 17 Jan 2016

On 17th and 18th January 2016 BUiD hosted the international Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 – Dubai (SBE16).  The conference is part of a series of events taking place in different countries, supported by the United Nations Environment Programme’s Sustainable Buildings and...

E-Portfolios for Assessment and Learning at Universities 13 Jan 2016

Dr Sufian Forawi, BUiD’s Associate Professor of Education and his doctoral students Marwa Eltanahy and Nesrin Tantawy all presented their research at the International Conference on Higher Education, Teaching and Lifelong Learning in...



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