NEWS & EVENTS

  • MEDRC Water Research have announced the names of 9 young Omani researchers, shortlisted as finalists for the ‘Omani Young Water Researchers Award, 2019. 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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  • Four Engineers from the Water Authority of Jordan have completed their Level 1 training course in SWRO Operation Monitoring and Troubleshooting at MEDRC’s training center in Muscat. Three of the four participants had taken the theory exam in April of this year after attending an…

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  • MEDRC is pleased to announce our 2019 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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  • MEDRC hosted the kick off meeting for the project “Use of End of Life RO Membranes to Treat Wastewater for Industrial and Agricultural Use”. Working with The Research Council, MEDRC are leading a 2-year water research project to investigate the potential of reusing discarded reverse…

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  • MEDRC (Oman) and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung REMENA (Germany) have gathered the foremost experts in the region for a 2-day workshop in Marrakesh (Morocco) under the topic ‘Water-Energy-Food Nexus Implementation in MENA Cities’. The workshop is the third in a series of three delivered by the partnership under…

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  • July 4, 2019: MEDRC is calling for applications from Master’s Degree students in Oman to join an international team of experts working on the project ‘Use of end of life reverse osmosis membranes to treat wastewater for industrial and agricultural use’. The research project will…

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  • July 4, 2019: Under the Strategic Water Research Program Funded by the Sultan Qaboos Higher Center for Culture and Science, The Research Council (TRC) and The Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC) have signed a research contract during a ceremony held at TRC offices today….

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  • In partnership with USAID, MEDRC Water Research is launching an international research call for proposals to boost innovation in small scale desalination technologies. The Humanitarian Desalination Challenge Research Call will support pathway research, aimed at the delivery of an innovative family sized desalination unit. The…

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  • In its efforts to foster dialogue and collaborations among the various stakeholders involved in climate change adaptation and mitigation, the Regional Program Energy Security and Climate Change Middle East and North Africa of Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (KAS – REMENA) and MEDRC Water Research will co-organize the…

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  • MEDRC Center Director Ciarán Ó Cuinn was invited to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2019 in The Hague on June 3-5 2019. Co hosted by the United States and the Netherlands the GES event provides a unique international platform where entrepreneurs can present their…

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  • The Joint Research Center (JRC), the European Commission’s Science & Knowledge Service have published the report ‘Proceedings of the Workshop on Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’ which includes a chapter on Solar Desalination in MENA which MEDRC contributed to. The report can…

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  • MEDRC is pleased to announce the latest recipients of the organization’s Innovation Initiative grant awards. The awards help to stimulate innovation by supporting impactful projects in the water sector of Palestine and Jordan with small research grants or seed funding to help develop big ideas….

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