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A new research paper is published

Koya University lecturer Mr. Hedi Rasul , a  previous lecturer at the faculty of Engineering (FENG) and now PhD student at KTH Royal institute of Technology, Sweden has published a new research paper entitled 'Monitoring of moisture and salinity content in an operational road structure by electrical resistivity tomography' the abstract can be found in here.

KOU Tutor awarded Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program of 2018

Mr. Brwa Hasan Hussein is an academic staff at Department of Civil Engineering / faculty of Engineering (FENG) who has been awarded Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program of 2018. Indeed, the Fulbright program is designed to equip the scholars with knowledge and tools necessary to build the capacities of the universities in Iraq and to advance the education of future generation of Iraqis. The program lays the foundation for Iraqi scholars and their U.S hosts to develop long term institutional relationship and areas of cooperation that can be sustained over time.

2017 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF)

aeif winnersMr. Peshawa Jamal Muhammad Ali, head of Software Engineering Department, participated in a team called (Horizon) to secure a grant within exchange program alumni projects, in a competition “2017 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF)” which is amongst the “U.S. Department of State Grants Program “. The projected leaded and administrated by Dr. Shilan Ali, other team members of the project are from different sectors of Kurdistan region society. The project title was (Healing Women from Invisible Wounds of Terror). The sum of the grant is 24,930 US$ which covered the different costs of the project.

Koya University included in Weinberg Fellowship in architectural history and preservation

In a press realease the Columbia University’s Italian Academy announced a $1.15 million gift from the Sidney J. Weinberg Jr. Foundation for a vital project that will bring as many as 20 additional Fellows over the next 5 years to study architectural history and preservation. “This generous gift from the Weinberg Foundation—one of the largest donations since the founding of the Academy—permits us to pursue the understanding and conservation of architecture of all geographic areas and periods,” said David Freedberg, Director of the Italian Academy.

ICPAS2018 Conference Summary Report

C:\Users\Tara\Contacts\Downloads\31167073_1519233228185816_4684433517357039616_n.jpgThe 1st International Conference on Pure & Applied Science ICPAS 2018 was held on 23rd - 24th April, 2018 at the Presidency Building of Koya University, Koya, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, http://koyauniversity.org/node/155. The conference was supported by Ministry of High Education and Scientific Research in Erbil, Kurdistan Region-Iraq. The conference was the first that organized by Faculty of Science and Health at Koya University. With respect to registrations, 107 submitted papers registered from different Iraq and Kurdistan Region Universities and only 43 papers were accepted to be presented in the conference after peer review procedure by professional staff of Faculty of Science and Health http://conferences.koyauniversity.org/index.php/pas/2018/about/organizin..., in different fields. Attendees of 130 academics from Mosul, Kirkuk, Anbar and Baghdad Universities were registered. Over 35 delegates attended the conference from General Consulate of Japan, Ministries of High Education and Scientific Research, Health, Agriculture and Natural Resources. More than 212 staff member of Koya University registered and attended the conference.

Dildar Scientific Conference kick-off

The Presidency of Koya University is significantly commemorating the prominent figures of Koya and Kurdistan in general, and they want to demonstrate the true value and the texts as well as works of famous figures from the researchers’ perspective based on the scientific methods.

ARO is indexed by DOAJ and now added to DOAJ Seal

Image resultIn today's ever rapid open access scientific work the role of quality check indexing services become more and more vital to help a quick way for finding more reliable and open information sources. One of these major player is the Database of Open Access Journal (DOAJ) which is used by many scholars around the world. Aro-The Scientific Journal of Koya University has been listed by DOAJ for sometimes now and just recently has been approved to be listed in DOAJ Seal. This is a good news for our research communities who have managed to published with Aro-The Scientific Journal of Koya University so far. The DOAJ Seal list is provided to handful selected jurnal worldwide that adhere to outstanding best practice; journals that don’t have the Seal are good, trusted journals adhering to best practice.

Koya University is Granted €366000

Koya University and Bielefeld University (Germany) have assigned a agreement to conduct collaborative work on an importnat project that deal with “Transformations of War and Barbarism”. This project is funded by the Volkswagen Foundation. The project will fully fund a PhD study on the topic of this project. Koya Univeristy will candidate a PhD student from the Department of Clinical Psychology (DCLP) to carry on the study.

The PhD study proposal will be about the investigation of the psychological impact of the war, especially the recent Daesh (ISIS) war and its related effects on the Kurdish society.

Funded Training Course in the US via STEM Program

Image result for english access microscholarship programThis summer five Koya university academic staff are fully funded from the US consulate in Baghdad to participate in the  Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program which will take place at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville from the 19th of August through the 23rd of September, 2017.

Students from Koya University championed the Scientific Challenge

In a scientific completion held between seven universities of Kurdistan Region to build a robust bridge, Koya University team took the first place.  The American University of Sulaimani hosted the contest and sponsored the project on 14/5/2017; where a team of Koya University took part in the race and came out on top. 

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