GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Education and Training

 
  Share

 

  •   Student contest to be held under patronage of His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi 
  •   Participation open to all UAE undergraduates 

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 3 January, 2018 – Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has opened registration for its sixth annual United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition (URC), held under the patronage of His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education.
URC aims to encourage undergraduate students from various higher education institutions across the seven emirates to expand their critical and analytical thinking abilities through adopting an out-of-the-box mindset to tackle topics of interest in scientific research and experience first-hand the process of scholarly exploration. The competition aligns with the UAE's government efforts to establish a knowledge-based economy and reinforce the UAE's position as a global hub for science and innovation.
Teams of up to four participants can register and upload their submissions through the university's website www.adu.ac.ae/urc by January 30, 2018. An independent expert committee, comprising 60 scientists, engineers and higher education professionals, will evaluate the entries. Shortlisted candidates get to present their projects at the URC finale at ADU's Abu Dhabi campus on April 30, 2018.
Speaking on the competition, Dr Ashraf Khalil, Director of Research at ADU and organizer of URC, said: “The ultimate goal of education is to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills to thrive in the future job market. It is imperative for universities to provide students with opportunities to practice research so that they can develop their critical thinking, problem-solving, adaptability and team work capabilities that are crucial in the job market. ADU takes pride in leading a nationwide competition that motivates undergraduate students across the UAE to strengthen their academic experience through research.”
Dr Khalil noted that over the past five editions, the candidates showed a high level of competitiveness and ability, demonstrated in the number, quality and variety of research papers submitted.
Since its inception, the competition witnessed a dramatic growth in the number of participants – from 50 teams representing eight universities in the first edition to 240 teams from 30 major universities in the fifth edition. The total value of prizes for the winning teams, this year, will exceed AED100,000.

 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 17489 times
Posted on : Wednesday, January 3, 2018  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : UOWD announces partnership with University of Dubai to deliver IELTS Testing
Next Story : Student Ambassador programme looks to empower tomorrow's sustainability leaders
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Mouawad Acquires The 51.38 Carat Dynasty Diamond From ALROSA
Panasonic's latest LUMIX DMC-TZ220 is the Ultimate Travel Companion
Introducing the GUESS Jeans Fall 2018 Collection
Cerruti 1881 MOLVENO timepiece and cufflinks
Build Your Perfect Skincare Routine with Essentials from Glambeaute.com
Kaya Skin Clinic's Expertise is pushing the Boundaries of Botox
Joyalukkas brings joy to hundreds around the world with summer gold bar giveaway
How to choose the right mascara
Tissot Chrono XL NBA Team Collection Sporty Gets Smart
Hour Choice presents Coach Astor Collection
Creating #futureclassic: Swatch Launches Skin Irony Collection
Head to Modhesh World for Summer Fun Before the School Run
Favourite florals: Bloom with our top floral picks from bebe
Carl F. Bucherer Presents Adamavi Collection
Delicious Whole Cakes at Sophie's Café from AED99
Nazih Introduces New Dr. Renaud Skincare Range
Business Wear by Hugo Boss
13 Emirati Authors Launched into the Portuguese Book Market
The new Rado HyperChrome Chronograph in bronze and high-tech ceramic
Never Run Out of Space for Those Joyful Summer Holiday Memories With Western Digital
Al-Futtaim Honda launches Next Change programme to reward loyal customers
Five Awesome Reasons to Visit LEGOLAND® Dubai During the Eid Al Adha Holiday
Back-to-School Shopping Made Easy with SOUQ.com
The Marriott International cyclist team completes 600km R2A cycle challenge
New Addition to the HUAWEI Nova 3 Series: On-trend and fashionable HUAWEI nova 3...
Calligraphy, etching and Palestinian embroidery: Learn it all at Tashkeel this S...
Spectacular live entertainment for the entire family at Majid Al Futtaim malls i...
Eid Gift Guide 2018
Big Android Breakthrough: Huawei's power packed GPU Turbo upgrade will turn you...
‘The Little Things' That Makes Summer All The More Enjoyable
XTouch Announces the Launch of the Robot Family Range of Rugged Mobile Phones
MEFMA reaffirms commitment to promote entrepreneurship & innovation across local...
Let your kids enjoy some dancing at James & Alex Dance Studios
du LaLiga HPC Top Talents Arrive in Spain for 21-day Annual Scouting Camp
Eberhard & Co. immortalizes a legend
Trend Alert! Clueless About Plaid? kate spade Found Fresh Ways to Showcase the G...
The 2nd Edition of the Phanes Group Solar Incubator set to kick off 7th August 2018
Hilton Launches New Platform Dedicated to Offering Guests Bespoke, Unforgettable...
OMEGA Showcases its Passion for Golf at the 2018 PGA Championship
Traditional Thali Indulgence at Antique Bazaar
Danube Properties' Dh550 million Lawnz project at International City, sold out i...
VIP Golf Austin Offers Golf Packages For the Avid Tourist
The Moon Collection From Lacoste
Dubai Judicial Institute collaborates with Union Coop to support the 7th Dubai J...
FREE DANCE WEEK is back at James & Alex Dance Studios
Celebrate India's Independence Day with Sparkles of India
Fitness in DXB to Launch ‘the Pursuit of Happiness' Evening for Yoga and Inspiration
Dubai Tourism Publishes ‘12 Steps Towards Sustainability' Manual to Guide Hotels...
Eyesight restored in a rare case of Optic Neuritis
The new Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical