UAEU and Hamdan Medical Award ‎discuss ways of research cooperation 28 June 2022
The United Arab Emirates University and the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al ‎Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences stressed the importance of joint ‎cooperation between the two parties to enhance the strategic partnership, ‎which directly contributes to enriching the culture of academic research and ‎improving its outcomes in order to achieve future goals and visions. It also ‎encourages researchers from faculty members and students to publish their ‎research papers‏ ‏that based on the outcomes of the research studies. The award ‎is one of the distinguished scientific awards that opens broad horizons for ‎researchers at the UAE University, as a national flagship university, that has ‎research facilities in various disciplines.‎
A joint meeting was held at the award headquarter in Dubai, in the presence of ‎His Excellency Abdulla bin Sougat, Executive Director of the Award, Prof. ‎Ahmed Murad, Associate Provost for Research at UAE University, Dr. Juma ‎Al Kaabi, Vice Dean of the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dr. Rami ‎Bayram, Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies and Research. Dr. Khadija ‎Barkh, Coordinator of the Research Office at the College of Medicine and ‎Health Sciences.‎
His Excellency Abdulla Mohammed bin Sougat, Executive Director of the ‎Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, said that the ‎award is a platform for launching pioneering scientific research in various ‎medical fields, which gives the award a great importance, as one of the leading ‎scientific awards, thanks to the generous care by the founder of the award, the ‎late Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, that promotes the role of ‎medical research and enhances the culture of scientific research in general.‎
He stressed the strength of the partnership between the Award, since its ‎inception, and the UAE University for its leading role in promoting academic ‎research outcomes, as the national flagship university in the country that has ‎academic experiences and competencies.‎
Prof. Ahmed Murad – Associate Provost for Research at UAE University ‎stressed the importance role of the award since its inception, as it is ‎encouraging researchers, students and academics, to advance the role of ‎scientific research.  The UAE University has always been and is still one of the ‎academic institutions that supports the award, and seeks to provide all ‎possibilities to allow researchers to participate in the award, because it has ‎scientific and academic value. He added that the university is currently ‎developing plans and programs to hold scientific research conferences and ‎specialized workshops, in the fields of medical sciences in particular and other ‎sciences in general. The university formed a group of experts and researchers ‎to strengthen the partnership and promote the role of the award in the future ‎providing all research capabilities and facilities to the Award. The two parties ‎agreed to continue work and develop programs and plans that achieve ‎common goals in accordance with the national strategic vision for the next fifty ‎years.‎