Saudi Ph.D. student wins award at Rome scientific conference

Updated 08 January 2013
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Saudi Ph.D. student wins award at Rome scientific conference

TABUK: A Saudi Ph.D. student researcher on scholarship from the University of Tabuk has won an award at a scientific conference in Rome, SPA reported today, quoting an official of the university.
Dr. Faleh Al-Salami, the vice rector of Tabuk University for Higher Studies and Scientific Research, said Hind Al-Juhani's work, titled "Removal of organic compounds from wastewater," ranked third for the best research in the world.
Al-Juhani's research focused on the use of nanotechnology to remove organic compounds from wastewater for reuse in irrigating farms without having any planktons that cause epidemics for agricultural products.


Organization of Islamic Cooperation to hold workshop on women’s issues

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Organization of Islamic Cooperation to hold workshop on women’s issues

RIYADH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold a two-day workshop on June 28 and 29 to prepare for the seventh ministerial conference on women’s role in the development of member countries in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou.
The workshop will discuss several initiatives including efforts of the organization’s agencies and institutions in empowering women, enrich the Family Bank’s draft sponsored by the Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA), and the concept paper about the OIC’s prize for women’s achievement, as per the Council of Foreign Ministers’ request during its 45th session in Dhaka 2018.