Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Education, Universities & Training(Education & Training)
Filter PR by
  
Gulf Medical University hosts High School Students for Research Experience in the College of Pharmacy
 

17 November 2020 - United Arab Emirates: The College of Pharmacy at Gulf Medical University - Ajman, hosted a group of high school students from “GEMS Schools” for an organized tour as part of ‘Future Scientists of the UAE’ Initiative. The tour included visits to the laboratories and research centers to provide students with an on-ground research experience in the drug discovery and development laboratory. 

Prof. Hossam Hamdy, the Chancellor of Gulf Medical University, who accompanied the school students on their campus visit which is a part of the practical training course of ‘Future Scientists of the UAE’ initiative launched by the university two years ago, said: “In continuation to the initiative we started two years ago, we organized a research experiment for students from one of the most prominent secondary schools in the UAE. We provided them with an opportunity to get up-close and experience actual scientific experiments that embodies all the theoretical information they receive, as part of the core objectives of ‘Future Scientists of the UAE’. The initiative is focused on instilling a culture of scientific research in the hearts and minds of school students at an early age to support their career, nurture their skills, enhance their self-confidence and ensure a promising future that awaits them.”

Prof. Hamdy further reiterated that the Gulf Medical University in Ajman had launched the ‘Future Scientists of the UAE’ initiative two years ago that allows students to undertake a research experience during which they acquire the necessary skills in several vital medical fields. The initiative embodies the university's commitment to achieving the goals of UAE Centennial 2071 that is dedicated to preparing a generation that carries the flag of the future and enjoys the highest scientific and professional levels. The initiative by Gulf Medical University reaffirms the university’s commitment towards instilling the culture of scientific research and introducing the curriculum in the hearts of the future generations.

He added: “One of the key objectives of introducing this program was to build a generation of scientists and researchers in the field of health sciences who are capable of producing knowledge, as well as introducing school students to principles, techniques, methods and culture of scientific research. The program helps introducing students to scientific methods, requirements and foundations and train them on various modern devices and equipment used in the field of research. Besides, the program also helps in discovering future scientists and providing them with opportunities and support in practicing the principles of scientific research and conduct their own research under the supervision of a faculty member at the university.

It is worth noting that a team of faculty members in the College of Pharmacy - Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences supervised the students and followed up on the training course that started with an introductory lecture on scientific research in pharmaceutical sciences and drug discovery, followed by students conducting practical experiments that helped them gain understanding in pharmaceutical chemistry and chemical analysis of drugs. 


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 4758 times
PR Category : Education & Training
Posted on : Tuesday, November 17, 2020  1:08:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : HBMSU celebrates 76 valedictorians on the ‘Dean's List-Sprin...
Next Story : Expo Centre Sharjah in 5-year pact with Ministry of Educatio...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Herbal Essences Taps into Nature's most Powerful Ingredients with the new Potent Aloe Vera... [10201-Views]
Hello 2021, HELLO, GOOD STUFF! with Essence [7478-Views]
Middle East Hotels Ready to Capitalise on Workation Trend, says ATM [7183-Views]
IRENA's World Energy Transition Day Kick-Starts Crucial Assembly Meeting [6597-Views]
Ogilvy Names James Kinney as Global Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer and Chief ... [6289-Views]
Latest PGA Tour Winner Kevin Na Joins Strong American Contingent vying for 2021 Saudi Inte... [5178-Views]
How Small Travel & Tourism Business can Overcome COVID-19 Pandemic [4900-Views]
Join the A-Beauty Revolution with Sukin's Buy 2 Get 2 Limited Time Offer [3911-Views]
Danube Group Launches World's First Civil Defence Approved Alucopanel A1 Aluminium Composi... [3444-Views]
Jaguar Land Rover Mena Offers Customers Warranty Extension Lasting Up to 10 Years [3346-Views]
A New Wave of Coffee has Arrived at AlBarari [3173-Views]
Pampers Introduces the First Diaper Designed for Nighttime Wetness Protection and Un-inter... [3116-Views]
Sony Middle East & Africa Launches Newest Addition to G Master™ Full-Frame Lens Series wit... [3100-Views]
Henrik Stenson Leads Past Winners' Delight for Omega Dubai Desert Classic Return [3026-Views]
Etihad Airways to Recommence Flights to Doha [2981-Views]
Abu Dhabi Delivers Knockout Opportunity for UFC Fight Island Triple Header Spectators to A... [2800-Views]
Dubai Sports Council Launch Dubai's First All-Schools Sports Tournament Series [2792-Views]
Take Special Care of your Skin with Martiderm [2718-Views]
Ericsson: Smart Home Privacy: How to avoid ‘Data Paparazzi' [2657-Views]
Dubai Shopping Festival's Highest Value Raffle Ever In Partnership With Idealz and W Motor... [2616-Views]
Icon Racing Sport Collection [2509-Views]
Jalabiyas – Epitome of Grandeur, Grace and Elegance [2419-Views]
Samsung Introduces a One-Stop Shop that Curates Every Step of Your Cooking Journey [2341-Views]
Statements of Love [2312-Views]
Two Proven Solutions to Instantly Revive Your Skin [2300-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories