A memorandum of understanding has been signed in Dubai by Curtin University Dubai and Emirates Scholar Research Center, with the aim of enhancing scientific research and knowledge cooperation and benefiting from the accumulated scientific and research experiences on both sides, as well as supporting the means of partnership between them in the various fields of science and research.
The memorandum was signed by, Professor John Evans, the Pro Vice Chancellor of Curtin University, and Dr. Firas Habbal, the President of Emirates Scholar Research Center. It took place in the presence of the Mr. Khaled Abdalla, a board member of Emirates Scholar Research Center, and from the same party, Dr. Fawaz Habbal, president of Geminos Group, Mr. Yaser Masri, Geminos Group Executive Director, and Ms. Carla Sarkis, Business Development Executive and from Curtin University, Dubai Mr. Salih Ismail, Program Coordinator, College of Information Technology and Engineering.
The areas of cooperation between the two parties include exchanging information and experience, organizing joint scientific and research events, including conferences, seminars, workshops and lectures, and exchanging publications.
Dr. Firas, President of Emirates Scholar Research Center, stressed the importance of this MoU as it enhances the strategic partnership between the Emirates Scholar Research Center and Curtin University in Dubai, which is considered one of the leading scientific and academic institutions in the country.
He added that areas of cooperation outlined in the MoU focus on benefiting from the scientific capabilities of ESRC recruits who will acquire scientific specializations and postgraduate studies through training, qualifying, and refining their skills in many practical fields that prepare them for scientific research. He further added that research also facilitates access to new scientific horizons and knowledge, which in return, will improve the intellectual capabilities of researchers, providing them with the opportunity to work with experts, and benefit from their experience and ideas.
“Today, we are making new progress through this memorandum, which aims to enhance the contribution of scientific research and modern science to sustainable economic development efforts based on knowledge, innovation, and technology, “said Professor John!
“This memorandum emphasize on the importance of the Curtin University’s ambition in preparing a strong group of UAE National researchers capable of serving the country vision, while providing innovative solutions in logistic, technical and social areas.” he added.
“The memorandum seeks to enhance the means of research and scientific cooperation between the two sides in many fields, to achieve their goals of supporting scientific research, expanding knowledge and experience, diversifying their sources, and to serve the community at its best.
We look forward during the coming period to achieving the maximum benefit from the outputs of this memorandum and its contribution to developing the scientific research in the UAE. ” Mentioned Dr. Fawaz.
Finally, both assured that the signing of the memorandum of understanding and cooperation establishes distinguished relations between the two parties and expands the knowledge base to benefit from the experiences of both sides in all areas of common interest, indicating that cooperation between them would contribute significantly to develop informed and sustainable visions and plans that serve the mission of scientific research