The College of Pharmacy at AAU extends a warm invitation to postgraduate students within the UAE and worldwide to attend the 2nd AAU Health and Biomedical Postgraduate Symposium scheduled for February 8th in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This event is meant to provide a unique opportunity for graduate students to enhance their science, advance their skills, explore various career opportunities, interact with experts and peers, expand their professional network, and win valuable prizes in a fun yet challenging setting.
Date: Thursday, February 8th, 2024.
Location: Al Ain University- Abu Dhabi campus-Mohamed Bin Zayed City
Period: The symposium will be one day. The event is mandatory in person for UAE resident and online is optional for students outside UAE.
Eligible research includes six main domains: Health and Biomedical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Discovery, Artificial Intelligence in Health Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Nutrition and Food Science and Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Sciences.
The competition consists of three categories: oral presentations, poster displays, and a 3-minute thesis competition. Additionally, the conference will feature engaging talks, panel discussions, scientific and social events, such as team-based competitions, employment booth, and a Trivia Night. Valuable cash prizes will be awarded.
The competition is open to all graduate students who are currently enrolled in a master or PhD program or Alumni who graduated within the last 6 months preceding the competition date. Only experimental, original research, comprehensive metanalysis or systemic reviews are allowed. To participate, please register and submit your abstract here
Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday, December 15th, 2023
Khairi Mustafa Salem, Dean of the College of Pharmacy, Al Ain University, UAE
Mohammad Ghattas, Deputy Dean of the College of Pharmacy, Al Ain University, UAE
Walaa Mousa, Al Ain University, UAE
Mahmoud Abu-Ghoush, Al Ain University, UAE
Rose Ghemrawi, Al Ain University, UAE
Zelal Kharaba, Al Ain University, UAE
Kawthar Kayed, Al Ain University, UAE
Mosab Arafat, Al Ain University, UAE
Three distinct competitions will be organized, each corresponding to the primary domains of the conference: pharmaceuticals, clinical studies, and nutrition. Participating institutions will be represented by 4-5 student teams, ideally comprising 5 students per team. The competition format will be online, utilizing interactive learning platforms like Kahoot, Quizizz, or TalentLMS for an engaging and dynamic experience.
This competition is designed specifically for graduate students who have reached an advanced stage in their thesis work. The challenge is to condense the entirety of their research into a comprehensive narrative, highlighting its significance and impact, all within a brief 3-minute timeframe and in a language understandable to a general audience. The format for submission is a recorded video accompanied by a single slide presentation.
A meeting of academic job managers and Principal Investigators (PIs) will be held to discuss recruitment prerequisites and showcase potential job openings.
The trivia questions will focus on topics of general interest, primarily revolving around social themes like football, celebrities, history, culture, and amusing subjects such as cosmetic surgery. Participants will win instant drink or food tickets as prizes.
Research and innovation as aligned with Abu Dhabi Strategic plan
Challenges and opportunities in drug discovery
A blend of recorded videos and live presentations
Oral presentations (Domains 1, 2)
Oral presentations (Domains 3, 4)
Oral presentations (Domains 5, 6)
Posters (Domains 1, 2)
Posters (Domains 3, 4)
Posters (Domains 5, 6)
Hunting for graduate scholarships abroad
Demo of job interviews-employment companies
Open house for prospective future students
If you have any additional queries about this conference, Without any hesitation Please contact us! We will be available 24/7!
Al Ain University, Abu Dhabi Campus