NEWS & EVENTS

  • MEDRC is pleased to invite eligible participants to apply to this year’s Omani Young Water Researchers Award.  Held under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, the award is designed to recognize young water researchers whose work contributes to advancing key…

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  • High Profile Awards Celebrating the achievements of Omani Students   MEDRC has announced the winners of the ‘Omani Young Water Researchers Award 2020’ and the ‘Eco School Prize’ at an official ceremony held under the auspices of H.E. Dr. Rahma Al Mahrooqi, Minister of Higher…

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  • MEDRC is pleased to invite applications for the Innovation Initiative research grant awards for Palestine. Funded through the Government of the Netherlands and delivered in partnership with the water authorities of Palestine and Jordan , the grants provide research support funds to innovative and impactful…

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  • The bp sponsored TAHLYA program seeks to train young Omani national job seekers in reverse osmosis desalination technologies. The training program, composed of classroom training, hands on training and on job training started in February last year at MEDRC and was continued online due to…

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  • The judging panel of the MEDRC Eco School prize gathered today through an online platform to reach a decision on which of the 5 competing schools are to be declared winners.   The panel includes nominated representatives from the Ministry of Education, Haya Water, The…

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  • It started when he was young, he wrote in his research proposal for MEDRC’s MSc Fellowships in 2019. ‘TV shows and films like Good Will Hunting, Sherlock Holmes and A Beautiful Mind captured my imagination. Watching these clever people solve complex equations or puzzles, the…

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  • In the final weeks of 2020, MEDRC Alumni Forums took place in Palestine with live events in the West Bank and Gaza as well as online presentations and discussion via Zoom. It was the third edition of the Forums, which have been held annually in…

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  • MEDRC Water Research have announced the names of Twelve young Omani researchers, shortlisted as finalists for the ‘Omani Young Water Researchers Award, 2020. The high-profile award celebrates the world class water research being conducted by young Omani students at undergraduate and postgraduate level in universities…

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  • RINAD HAMED’S SEED COATING METHOD HELPS FARMERS IN PALESTINE GROW BETTER CROPS ON SALINE SOIL. MEDRC catches up with a researcher from Ramallah who participated in MEDRC’s Water Research Fellowship Program in 2012 and who is now about to establish her own company. When Rinad…

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  • New Batch of MSc Fellowships for 2020 Brings Total to 300 15 researchers from Palestine and Jordan will be participating in MEDRC’s Water Research Fellowship Program, starting this academic year. MEDRC supported MSc research projects address an immediate need or specific problem as identified in…

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  • For the second year in a row, MEDRC has launched its Eco School Prize, an inter-school competition designed to build greater water and energy use awareness among school children in Oman. Sponsored by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Oman LNG Development…

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  • MEDRC has announced the recipient of a $90,000 grant under its USAID backed pathway research grants in desalination.  Planet, an Italian startup, has secured the funding to develop their Mangrove Still – a bio inspired, modular, low-cost easy to use solar desalination system.   The…

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