NEWS & EVENTS

  • 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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  • Muscat, October 5, 2020: A MEDRC organized public webinar “Water Security and Covid 19; Learning and Beyond” took place today convening leading water experts from Oman and the Netherlands to exchange on responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event focused on analyzing the impact of…

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  • The Oman Humanitarian Desalination Challenge is a global water prize offering a $700,000 USD cash reward to the winner. First announced in March 2018, the Challenge seeks delivery of a low-cost, stand-alone, hand-held desalination device, suitable for short-term use and rapid deployment during humanitarian crises….

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  • MEDRC is pleased to announce our 2020 batch of Master’s Research Fellowship awards, to be granted to exceptional water research students in Palestine and Jordan. Fellowships are awarded in partnership with the regional water authorities of Palestine and Jordan to select students pursuing a Master’s…

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