The new building of the college of science at the university of Baghdad is inaugurated
His excellency the minister of higher education and scientific research prof. Ali al-Adeeb, a new building of the college of Science at the university of Baghdad. The minister, during the inauguration ceremony, said ; “the ministry is working to construct new buildings of Iraqi universities, including the university of Baghdad, to get them together in one place in order to accommodate the growing number of students every year as well as to prepare a suitable academic surroundings where all supplementary factors are contributing to innovation, including advanced laboratories and research centers in one location. He stresses that the ministry is implementing a strategy based on providing all the needs of the colleges of medicine, engineering and science so that it can prepare graduates who are able to enter the labor market directly and serve the public and private organizations in support of the development movement in Iraq. On the other hand, Mr. President of Baghdad University professor Dr. Alaa’ Abdul Hussein Abdul Rasul said that the new building of the college of Science, represents an academic monument and includes a number of modern and developed laboratories and classrooms where all the supplies for the advancement of research areas are available as well as developed laboratory equipments. Furthermore, his excellency explained that the gathering of colleges in one place is to settle knowledge and thought near the research and training centers in order to develop the academic output and catch up with the fully accredited international universities , stressing that the Iraqi researches have become evaluated in the referred international journals and get the first category during international conferences. The minister became aware of the progress of the projects of the new buildings for a number of colleges at Jadiriya compound Jadiriya, he also confirmed that the new buildings of seven colleges and the Institute of genetic Engineering and reached the stages of completion of more than 80%. The Minister of Higher Education during his visit to our university walked around the projects currently being implemented, including the project of new buildings of the colleges of law, engineering Khwarizmi, Islamic Science, Education Ibn Rushd, the Science for girls, the education for girls, and the Institute of Genetic Engineering where the completion rates are ranging currently between 80 to 90 percent, some of them will be transferred from Bab Al-Mu’tham compound to Jadiriya . He also became aware of the of dormitories for girl students, directing to provide all the needs and physical and human requirements.
A workshop at university of Baghdad about the sustainability of quality assurance system
Inaugurating the central unprecedented serviceable laboratory in Iraq and Middle East
University uniform is the identity of the student
President of university of Baghdad receives the French ambassador Denis Gauer in Iraq
President of Baghdad university, Prof. Dr. Alaa’ Abdul Hussein Abdul Rasul has received the French ambassador in Iraq Denis Gauer and his accompanying delegation. The president has welcomed the guests and has given a brief overview of the history of the University of Baghdad’ colleges, the number of the undergraduate and postgraduate students, the size of the faculty members and administrative staff. The French ambassador has pointed out the good relations between the university of Baghdad and French institutions and has given his profound thanks for the warm reception. The two parties have discussed ways of strengthening academic relations and scientific cooperation. Dr. Sabah Mohammed Abbas, the director of cultural relations of the university, Prof. Abdul Kareem Mounir, director of the office of the president of the university and assistant Prof. Dr. Sawsan Faisal al-Samer, dean of the college of languages have attended the meeting.
Architectural creativity award to university of Baghdad
Due to its global and scientific achievements through its opening to the outside world and keep up with the latest developments and its active participation in all conferences,besides its obtain of advanced positions in international rankings where it entered among the best universities in the world and the Arab land. This time the achievement is the excellence award of architect creativity. An open invitation was provided to the students of architecture colleges in Iraqi universities to participate, where both Ahmed Younis and Yasir Adnan – the college of engineering / department of architecture at the university of Baghdad – got the excellence award and occupied an advanced rank for their project ( the new Iraqi parliament building ) under the supervision of prof. Mohammad Redha Chalabi. The juries have commented that the project is interesting and has a clear idea. The selection of the winners was subjected to an assessment of the jury committee consisting from Iraqi architects academics and foreigners outside Iraq. This kind of excellence award celebrates the outstanding graduation projects of Iraqi students of architecture and aims to honor the Iraqi academic architecture excellence and creativity, in addition to highlight Iraqi young architects inside and outside Iraq. Excellence award works continuously to support the academic effort of the Iraqi faculty members and help to deliver Iraqi students creations to the global architectural community and to create a suitable environment for architectural constructive dialogue among Iraqi architects. Excellence is an Iraqi award for an excellent architect, which is founded by Iraqi architects and academics outside Iraq to support the efforts made to develop the academic skills and the capabilities of the Iraqi university graduates and to identify the global architectural circles with Iraqi talents as well as to enlighten the Iraqi citizen with the importance of the Iraqi architectural heritage. In the first year a great success has been achieved with the participation of 135 students from 9 Iraqi universities, after the process of reviewing the projects, 17 projects have been promoted to the second phase. The jury committee of excellence award consists of globally known architectural and academic figures, among them is the world architect of Iraqi origin, Zuha Hadeed ;professor Powell Ivy, dean of the college of engineering at the university of Coventry, UK; Dr. Khaled Sultani, a researcher at the Royal College of Danish of fine arts; the Iraqi architect, Iyad Althafea, resident in London; Catherine McNeil, executive director of architecture for humanity in London; Moira Asilis, director of special projects in the British architecture enterprise and the Iraqi academic architect manhal Abdul Latif, in addition to the Jordanian architect Rashed Al-Nas’a and others.
University president visits the dormitories
In coordination with the ministry of higher education and scientific research in the development of the dormitories appropriately and properly, the university has a lot of developmental projects for the dormitories, among the most important projects is the construction of dormitories for students in Al- Jadriya, which is one of larger strategic projects that will be an architectural masterpiece and creative simultaneously for its distinct specification. The president of the university follows-up the project personally, and is keen on the workflow according to accuracy and within a definite time. This project will provide 670 apartments, of which four students per department to accommodate 2780 students. Prof. Dr. Alaa’ AbdulHussein, president of the university, during his inspected visits to the projects has explained to our website that the university is keen to have an environment which is in balance with the size and the achievements of our university, the fact that the dormitories are no longer just places for living, but also constitute a scientific developed centre because it should give a sound environment for studying and learning. The university president has instructed to provide the best services of air conditioning, heating water, monitors and housing equipment and comfortable bedrooms, and rooms for reading with an emphasis on recreation for students. President of the university has met the manager of the project, Mr. Tony Al-Turaihi and a team of engineers residing inside the project in Jadriya. Assistant professor Dr. Sidqi Ismail Rezouki, director of the department of engineering affairs and prof. Dr. Abdul Bassit Salman, editor of the website, who followed–up the visit and documented it with a series of photos were accompanying the university president. Instructor engineer, AbdulKarim Mounir, director of office of the president, paid an early visit to the project in order to coordinate and overcome more obstacles or difficulties, and has explained to our website that how keen the university president to achieve success and excellence in education in our university and that success is achieved by creating intellectual environment where housing is an important part of it. We have to realize that many of the students who prefer to follow more independent approach choose to stay in the dormitories to achieve the highest levels of excellence and superiority. The manager of the project, engineer Tony Al-Turaihi explained to our website some important data about the project, where the project will be ready within a year and a half, God willing, and the work is going on in full swing, especially since the work is accelerated in order to complete the project in accordance with the precision. The manager of the project has provided us with general statements as in below:
Total : 670
4 students for each apartment
Total student No.: 670 *4= 2680
Total built up area: 64146 m2
Council of university grants the scientific creativity award
Council of the University of Baghdad held a widespread celebration to honor the winners of the best scientific research of the M.A theses and PhD dissertations, graduation projects of four year students presented to the University, and in all colleges, institutes and research centers of the academic year 2012-2013.The University has formed specialized committees in the evaluation of the winning researches and honored according to the scientific and humanitarian disciplines, where a committee of ten disciplines and a higher committee in the Department of Scientific Affairs in the university consisting of the best professors to evaluate the scientific achievements have been Prof. Dr. Alaa’ Abdul Hussein Abdul Rasul explained ,during a speech delivered at the celebration, the importance of this evaluation of the creative in the scientific fields and recommended the winners to continue this scientific approach to serve our beloved country, focusing that history records all good actions and achievement, calling the winners to promote the reality of education through adhering to the principles of the constructive scientific research, which would build and develop the society toward greatness, reviewing more scientific experiments that served and developed countries through the sublime academic approach. He also thanked the students for their interest in science, stressing competitive spirit in the creation of intellectual and humanitarian creativity who represents the true fruit in the development and construction of communities. Then, the Dean of the college of Administrations and Economics delivered a short speech where he has thanked the Council of the university and the students for this scientific demonstration, which, God willing, will be a sign for the beginning of more advanced researches, and has recommended the researchers to exert the efforts to reach the best and the most accurate results and to serve science and society altogether, as well as one of the winners of scientific creativity has thanked and appreciated the university president and the members of the University Council for this scientific demonstration in the evaluation of scientific achievements, noting that the starting point of scientific research has been set out since the moment we have received the creative awards, and that responsibility has become greater than with what we have earned from the evaluation of the University Council and we have promised the university that our work will never stop in a moment for the sublime research.The website team has followed this distinctive scientific demonstration and has documented it with a set photographs.