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FAID students inspired by Expo 2020 Dubai visit

Sunday, November 28, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) third- and fourth-year Architecture and Interior Design students recently visited Expo 2020 Dubai to seek inspiration for their upcoming design studio projects.

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FAID hosts second Industry Talk Series

Wednesday, November 24, 2021: The Faculty of Architecture and Interior Design (FAID) hosted a second Industry Talk Series entitled “Strange Objects” with Professor Winka Dubbeldam, MS-AAD, Chair and Miller Professor of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania’s Stuart Weitzman School of Design, on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 at Canadian University Dubai’s (CUD) Al Bada’a Campus.

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FOM hosts guest speaker on HRM and creating a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion 

Tuesday, November 23, 2021: Continuing with our guest speaker sessions, the Faculty of Management (FOM) at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) recently welcomed Saroj V. Pathak, Head of Customer Support Middle East and Turkey at HP Inc. to our City Walk Campus on November 11, 2021.

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UAE may settle humans on Mars earlier than expected: Nasa official

Tuesday, November 23, 2021: A top Nasa official has said that the UAE’s plan to establish the first inhabitable human settlement in Mars by 2117 is not only a realizable goal but can be accomplished sooner than estimated.

Canadian University Dubai and Queen’s University establish new pathway to Canada 

Monday, November 22, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) and Queen’s University in Kingston have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that opens a new pathway for computer science, cyber security, and software design students to transfer their studies from the UAE to Canada.

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CUD participates in the GCC eHealth Workforce Development Conference 2021

Sunday, November 21, 2021: Canadian University Dubai’s (CUD) Dr. Ahmad Ali Ahmad Okasha, Associate Professor, Faculty of Communication, Arts and Sciences and Dr. David Santandreu Calonge, Associate Professor and Director, Corporate Training, were invited to represent the University in a roundtable discussion at the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) eHealth Workforce Development Conference 2021 (eHWDC 2021) that took place at The Conrad Hotel Nov. 7 –8, 2021 under the theme of “The Role of Higher Education in the eHealth Capacity Building”.

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FAID hosts first Industry Talk Series of the semester 

Monday, November 15, 2021: The Faculty of Architecture and Interior Design (FAID) held the first Industry Talk of the semester entitled “Concept & Paper to Fit-Out’ with Ms. Sara Ali, Project Director, HBA on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. She was joined by Ms. Haziyah Selamat, Senior Designer, HBA and Ms. Alyana Makhlouf, Graduate of Interior Design, Canadian University Dubai (CUD).

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The contribution of human sciences to educational processes associated with COVID-19

Tuesday, November 9, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is pleased to share the recent work of Dr. Leonardo Mataruna Dos Santos, Associate Professor, Sports Management. His article entitled “The contribution of human sciences to educational processes associated with COVID-19" explores the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the social and behavioral factors that have played a fundamental role in its rapid spread.

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Canadian University Dubai hosts International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications

Monday, November 7, 2021: The Faculty of Engineering, Applied Science and Technology (FEAST) at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has brought together speakers and delegates from across the globe to discuss the emerging challenges and opportunities in the areas of wireless and mobile communications and networking technology. The three-day International Symposium on Networks, Computers and Communications (ISNCC) heard keynote addresses from world-renowned scholars and practitioners in the field, including representatives from NASA, du, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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FEAST hosts guest seminar on intelligent networks for emerging communication technologies

Sunday, November 7, 2021: The Faculty of Engineering, Applied Science, and Technology (FEAST) at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) welcomed Dr. Lamia Chaari, Professor of Computer Science and Multimedia Higher Institute, Institut Supérieur d'Informatique et de Multimédia de Sfax (ISIMS, Sfax University) and head of the Intelligent Networks and Telecommunication Protocols for Emerging Communication Technologies Team (INTELLECT-Team), Digital Research Center of Sfax, to present her recent research activities to the University Community in a seminar at our Al Bada’a Campus.

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Creative Industries students explore architectural psychology with Design Haus Medy

Thursday, November 4, 2021: First year Creative Industries students at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) are working with Medy Navani, CEO of Design Haus Medy, on a project that explores the sensory experience of space and focuses on the development of research and sales skills.

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A new paradigm in spiritual tourism marketing

Thursday, November 4, 2021: Travellers from diverse backgrounds have been pursuing spiritually-motivated tourism for centuries, yet the term only entered the commercial travel dictionary much more recently. Interest in religion and spirituality seems to have awakened following the terrible events of 9–11. The subsequent so-called wars on terror, along with various global crises, have further motivated people to join religious organizations, or otherwise enrich their spiritual lives by visiting sacred sites and destinations.

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Canadian University Dubai celebrates UAE Flag Day

Wednesday, November 3, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) celebrated UAE Flag Day in the presence of Mr. Buti Saeed Al Ghandi, Chancellor, Canadian University Dubai alongside students, faculty, and staff in a display of national pride at The CUD Hub in City Walk.

The impact of integration of digital technologies in lost architectural heritage visualization in post-conflict societies 

Monday, November 1, 2021: Mr. Serkan Gunay, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture and Interior Design, Canadian University Dubai (CUD) recently presented his work entitled ‘Impact of Integration of Digital Technologies in Lost Architectural Heritage Visualization in Post-conflict Societies’ at the 28th CIPA Digital Heritage Symposium in Beijing, China.

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CUD alumni nominated for 2021 Design Middle East Awards

Sunday, October 31, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) Architecture and Interior Design alumni, Sana Fatima Razvi and Alan George, have been nominated for the Young Talent of the Year Award at the upcoming 2021 Design Middle East Awards.

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CUD collaborates on consortium research: training during the COVID‑19 lockdown

Thursday, October 28, 2021: Canadian University Dubai continues to expand its collaborative research efforts with the recent work of Dr. Leonardo Mataruna Dos Santos, Associate Professor, Sports Management. His article entitled “Training During the COVID‑19 Lockdown: Knowledge, Beliefs, and Practices of 12,526 Athletes from 142 Countries and Six Continents” has gained traction globally as a consortium research piece with 105 contributing specialists.

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CUD alumnus presented with UAE golden visa

Wednesday, October 27, 2021: Dubai-based Architectural photographer and Canadian University Dubai (CUD) alumnus, Anique Ahmed has been granted a golden visa (long-term visa) by the Federal Authority of Identity and Citizenship, and Dubai Culture & Arts Authority. Under the category of creators and specialized talents, Anique has been recognized for his contribution to the photography community in the region.

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FOM hosts guest speaker on human resource management: the career of the future

Wednesday, October 27, 2021: The Faculty of Management (FOM) at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) hosted guest speaker, Jihan El Saghir, who introduced students to the field of Human Resource Management (HRM) through the lens of an HR practitioner.

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CUD research reveals impact of COVID-19 on tourists’ luxury spending

Tuesday, October 26, 2021: Research undertaken by a team from Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has revealed the dramatic impact of COVID-19 on luxury spending among tourists travelling into and out of Dubai. The study demonstrates a notable retreat from the purchase of premium goods as consumers reacted to international travel restrictions and concerns about long-term financial security.

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CUD alumnus represents UAE at 85th General Assembly of IEC

Monday, October 25, 2021: Engineer Mohammed Hasan, Canadian University Dubai (CUD) alumnus, was one of four national participants selected to represent the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of the Young Professional’s Program at the 85th General Assembly of International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) that occurred Oct. 3 – 7, 2021 at Dubai World Trade Centre. He successfully won the Asia and the Middle East seat and will be working with the IEC this year.

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CUD study reveals muted market response to COVID-19 vaccine announcements

Sunday, October 24, 2021: A study conducted by graduate students at Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has revealed a muted response from the stock markets following the historic announcements on the COVID-19 vaccine programs in late 2020. The research found that, despite months of economic turmoil, the news that the world had been waiting to hear prompted some growth in both US and UK markets, but there was no indication of the dramatic surge that might signal confidence in the future outlook.

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Canadian University Dubai signs MoU with The Hashemite University

Wednesday, October 20, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Hashemite University in Jordan. The MoU was signed at a ceremony held at Canadian University Dubai’s Al Badaa’ Campus in the presence of Prof. Karim Chelli, President and Vice-Chancellor, Canadian University Dubai, Prof. Fawwaz Al-Abed Al-Haq, President and Professor of Linguistics & English Language, The Hashemite University, and several officials from both academic institutions.

CUD expands collaborative research efforts

Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is once again demonstrating its ability to lead international research projects with the recent authoring of “Comparative Analysis of Activation Functions in Neural Networks", an article led by Dr. Firuz Kamalov, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Canadian University Dubai. His team will present their findings at the 28th edition of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Electronics Circuits and Systems (ICECS) to be held Nov. 28 to Dec. 1, 2021, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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CUD leaps to 25th place and becomes top-ranked university in Dubai, QS Arab Region Rankings 2022

Sunday, October 17, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has soared to 25th place in the 2022 edition of the QS Arab Region University Rankings. The newly released ranking now positions CUD as the number one university in Dubai.

CUD Presents the 7th Annual International Conference of the IASS

Wednesday, October 13, 2021: Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is bringing together the best minds and leading voices in technology, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data (BD), social sciences, arts, and humanities as the official host of the Annual International Academic Conference of the International Association for Silk-Road Studies (IASS) in partnership with the Silk-Road Universities Network (SUN).