November 2017

November  2017

President of the Applied Science Private University in Jordan visits the college of engineering

President of the Applied Science Private University in Jordan Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Judah and his entourage visited the college of engineering at University of Baghdad where he was received by Assistant Rector for scientific affairs Assistant Prof. Dr. Osama Fadel Abdul Latif and dean of the college of engineering Prof. Dr. Saba Jabbar Neima. The two sides addressed various significant topics in the field of modern technology in Iraq where the guest showed his admiration and delight with the quest of our prestigious university in global academic rankings such as QS World University Rankings for best universities. President of the Applied Science Private University also expressed his readiness to extend the bridges of scientific cooperation and research with University of Baghdad in general and with the college of engineering in particular.

Iraqi Journal of Agricultural Sciences enters Scopus databases

Iraqi Journal of Agricultural Sciences issued by the college of agriculture at University of Baghdad has officially entered the Scopus database in its updated version of October 2017 which is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Associate Rector for scientific affairs, Assistant Prof. Dr. Osama Fadel Abdul Latif stated that the academic journals of University of Baghdad are on their way towards globalization and that this new achievement will lead to an increase in the number of global citations for Iraqi researchers that would in turn raise the H index of University of Baghdad in world rankings. 

Director of the Center for Cancer Research delivers a lecture at the University of Oxford

The pioneer national cancer research center, Prof. Dr. Nada Abdul Sahib al-Alwan delivered a detailed scientific lecture on achievements reached at after her visit as an Iraqi academic researcher to the University of Oxford, Britain for 15 weeks and her joint research presented there on comparing demographic traits and clinical and pathological features of breast cancer among Iraqi and British patients.

College of education (Ibn Rushd) launches IHSCICONF app for smartphones

College of education for pure sciences (Ibn Rushd) at University of Baghdad launched IHSCICONF app for its first international scientific conference in 2017 for Android on Google Play. This application allows users to keep abreast with the latest news of the conference such as the researches presented, their dates and the workshops to be held on its sidelines.

Dean of Al-Kindy College of medicine participates in a conference at Maryland State, USA

Dean of Al-Kindy College of medicine at University of Baghdad, Prof. Dr. Mohammed El-Qirtas participated in an annual scientific conference sponsored by and held at Maryland, Baltimore, USA entitled: ASTMH (Annual meeting of American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene). The conference witnessed discussions on modern medical education methods in the fields of medicine such as developments of medical profession, exchange of experience among physicians in their various disciplines which serve the health of the public in general. The participants addressed ways of communicating with the Iraqi side by upgrading of common health and medical education activities, development of detailed programs in surgery through such courses and workshops in Iraq.

A delegation of the college of languages visits the German embassy

A delegation of the college of languages at University of Baghdad headed by the dean Assistant Prof. Dr. May Estivan Rizkallah accompanied by a number of professors and students of the department of German language visited the headquarters of the German embassy in Baghdad. The visit witnessed presentation of a German documentary following a dialogue between the embassy officials and the members of the delegation in the context of its effort to strengthen their cultural and scientific relations with the embassies of foreign countries as well as to acquire language skills and keeping abreast with their culture.

University of Baghdad receives a Chinese delegation to agree on establishment of a training center for oil engineering graduates 

Associate Rector of University of Baghdad Assistant Prof. Dr. Osama Fadil Abdul Latif received a Chinese delegation from Geo-jade Petroleum Corporation for oil & gas industry where the representatives submitted a proposal for the establishment of a training center at our university for training of students and graduates of oil and gas engineering department. The representatives presented a comprehensive explanation for members of the department of training, recruitment and follow-up at the university’ presidency on their work in installation of equipment and machinery around the world. Also they offered the provision of free scholarships to Iraqi scholars to promote scientific sobriety in with up-to-date educational techniques in this field as well as exchange of experiences between the two sides. This initiative is based on the instructions of the president of University of Baghdad Prof. Dr. Alaa Abdul Hussein Abdul Rasool to communicate and open up to discreet private sector companies in line with the instructions of the ministry of higher education and scientific research concerning cooperation mechanism with Geo-jade Petroleum Corporation in China.

Faculty of media gets the 1st and the 2nd place in the International Scientific Conference of the American University in Cairo

A research submitted by a professor from the faculty of media at University of Baghdad Assistant Prof. Dr. Adel Abdul Razaq al-Ghreri entitled (the influence of the digital media building the value system of the Iraqi society won the 1st place during his participation in the 22nd Annual International Conference of the American University in Cairo under the slogan “press and media in the era of instant information”. A research submitted by the teacher Bairaq Hussein al-Rubaie entitled (the effectiveness of communication via info-graphics) won the 2nd place among dozens of researches that participated in this conference from various countries around the world. It is worth mentioned that the objective of this event is to discuss new research and applications in a constantly changing digital environment both in Arab and foreign regions during its four days in six sessions that all addressed matters related to journalism, media and related research, as well as the aspiration to attaract contributions of international, regional and local participants. The paper presented by Prof. Dr. Adel al- Ghreri is the outcome of a joint scientific effort with Dr. Zina Saad Noshi.

University of Baghdad celebrates the 60th graduation session named (Liberation and construction session)

In the presence of His Excellency Iraqi Prime minister, Dr. Haidar al-Abadi, University of Baghdad has celebrated the graduation of the 60th graduation session named “Liberation and construction session) for the academic year (2016-2017). His Excellency Minister of higher education and scientific research, Prof. Dr. Abdul Razaq al-Issa stated in his opening speech that the success of the Iraqi students and their graduation at this stage facing our beloved country represents the fruit of sacrifices and steadfastness of our heroic forces and our sacred popular crowd stressing that the future of Iraq can be achieved with the quest of our faithful sons and that the future. During his speech His Excellency Iraqi Prime minister, Dr. Haidar al-Abadi congratulated the graduate students and their families and blessed the efforts of their professors in line with the great victories achieved by our glorious army over the obscurantism forces. Also His Excellency saluted the sacrifices of those students who had left school for joining our sacred popular crowd to combat the terrorist attacks stating that we now have the challenge to counteract the intellectual terrorism and we are trying to create a system of cooperation with other countries in order to combat the menace of terrorism. On his part, the president of University of Baghdad, Prof. Dr. Alaa Abdul Hussein said that our celebration today is a tribute to our dear students for their perseverance in the years of study that made our university stands at the top of the world universities since it owns various human fortunes that will have an great position in future in all fields. The graduation ceremony witnessed a parade of graduates and their professors who recited the graduation oath and distribution of discretionary certificates to top students with joyful colorful fireworks in Jadiriyah. This great event witnessed also the attendance of many official personalities and presidents of Iraqi universities. 

University Activities

University of Baghdad participates in the 9th national conference against violence against women

College of education (Ibn Rushd) participates in the activities of the 1st international scientific conference on social and educational sciences Bandirma University

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