A scientific conference held in Erbil

nUnder the supervision of the KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and presence of a number of government officials, teachers and researchers, an international conference was arranged for basic and practical sciences in the Saad Abdullah Palace.

A seminar about security and self-protection in the war zone areas for university students

On Monday 27 Feb 2017, with presence of SU president Dr Ahmed Dezaye and representatives of Directory of International Relations and Coordination of Ministry of Peshmarga Affairs, Counsellor of the Ministry of Interior, UN representative in Iraq, and researchers of MERI centre, in coordination with USAID, AKFA group and Ministry of Peshmarga Affairs, SU university arranged a seminar for teachers and students of college of languages at SU about security in the war zone areas.

A laboratory and a seminar hall opened in Technology Centre at SU

His Excellency, SU president, Dr Ahmed Dezaye opened a new laboratory and a seminar hall in the Scientific Research Centre at the University sponsored by Korek Telecom and Nanakali Charity.

Academic poster conference for first year students at SU

As part of the activities of the Directorate of Curriculum Development at SU, an academic poster conference will be held for first year students on May 16,2016. This conference is one of the collaborative activities with Appalachian State University funded by IREX to achieve the aims of the Small Grant 2015, IREX project that SU won.nEvery college at SU will participate with 3 best posters of the first year students. They will give a presentation about their posters and the best ones will be rewarded. Prof. Sara Zimmerman will give a presentation via Skype to the students and teachers of Academic Debate and Critical Thinking course. Mr.Hardawan Naqishbandi will give a presentation on the new evaluation forms prepared for teachers and students.

Academic Debate and Critical Thinking Workshop


Ministry of Higher Education and Ministry of Education hold a joint conference on parallel curriculum model

Today, on 2nd May 2016, in the cultural and social centre of Salahaddin University, with the presence of the representatives of Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Ministry of Education, President of Salahaddin University Dr Ahmed Dizayee, Mr Abdul-Wahid Head of Teachers Union, university presidents, consultants, experts, and lecturers of both ministries, a conference was held concerning paralleling the curriculum of the basic education colleges in Kurdistan Region with that of Ministry of Education.

A mutual committee for academic relations was formed between The Islamic Republic of Iran and Kurdistan Region

Dr. Yousif Goran announced that `the relations between Kurdistan and Iran have a historical background. From the Kurdish revolutions to the establishment of KRG, the Islamic republic of Iran has supported the people and the government of Kurdistan. In the past, Iran has had cooperation with KRG in different fields. Fortunately, now this relation has paved the way for further mutual undertakings in higher education sector.`

With 88 new research projects, the scientific conference of engineering and modern technology is underway at Salahaddin University

On 11 April 2016, in the Cultural Centre of Salahaddin University, with the presence of the Ministry of Higher Education, the acting president of Salahaddin University Dr. Ibrahim Hamarash and a number of lecturers, students, foreign and local researchers, College of Engineering hosted the scientific conference of engineering and modern technology.

IREX Webinars

IREX will be hosting three webinars in which ULP grantees will discuss their small grants projects and lessons learned.  Please find webinar information and a tentative schedule in this post.

International Week of Kurdistan Water in Salahaddin University Concluded its Duties

On Tuesday 8th/ March 2016, international week of kurdistan water in Erbil city concluded its duties after 3 day-work by presenting a number of scientific researches with the participation of internal and external universities, with the presence of Dr. Yousif Goran `minister of higher education and scientific affairs`, Dr. Ahmed Anwer Dezaye `the president of salahaddin university`, dean of college of engineering, Muhammad Amin Faris `general director water resources of Kurdistan Region`, Akram Ahmed Rasul u201cgeneral director of dams in the ministry of agriculture and water resources in Kurdistan Regionu201d, university lecturers and staff of the related ministries.