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Labourers are expected to work long hours with little benefit or days off (File/AFP)
October 15, 2014 - 12:40 GMT
Hundreds of migrant workers in the UAE face dire conditions and are being denied days off and overtime benefits, according to an XPRESS investigation.

November 17, 2011

Northwestern University in Qatar
05:23 GMT

Dr. Jeffrey Cole to teach Doha “what everyone needs to know about the Internet”.

November 16, 2011

During the visit
07:48 GMT

Abu Dhabi University recently hosted Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.

November 15, 2011

Learning the local language, Arabic, for free at Eton Institute
09:45 GMT

Eton Institute, the UAE’s largest language institute, will be commemorating the occasion by offering a comprehensive Arabic beginners course absolutely for free for the community.

Qatar Foundation
05:49 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) will be holding the Arab Expatriate Scientists Symposium (AESS) at the Qatar National Convention Centre from November 19 – 23, 2011.

November 14, 2011

Bruce Sterling
11:24 GMT

As part of the Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents a lecture by renowned science fiction writer and futurist, Bruce Sterling.

During the event
10:27 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN University, is participating in the first National Exhibition for Society Awareness and Humanitarian Services Taweya 2011.

Prof. Nabil Baydoun
07:06 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University has announced that it has recently met with UAE Central Bank Governor H.E. Sultan Bin Nasser Al Suwaidi and other Central Bank senior officials to discuss how e-Learning programs can benefit the banking sector.

November 13, 2011

Masdar Institute
12:05 GMT
(press release)

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, today announced that a team led by one of its faculty won an “elevator pitch” competition at the INSEAD/SMART Entrepreneurship Bootcamp in Singapore.

Dr. Rabi Mohtar, Executive Director Qatar Energy and Environment Research Institute
09:43 GMT
(press release)

Scientists will be exploring the applications of Qatar’s home-grown research for the developing world at QF’s Annual Research Forum this month.

Dr. Sohair Wastawy
06:30 GMT

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar together with the Qatar Museums Authority and the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage presents a lecture by Dr. SohairWastawy entitled ‘Preserving Cultural Heritage'.

November 9, 2011

Rezwan Islam and Jassim Al Rumaihi at DTFF
07:31 GMT
(press release)

They may not be the leads in their film, but a duo from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) have been leading the way in contributing to the cultural evolution in Qatar.

November 2, 2011

Rosie Garthwaite at Northwestern University in Qatar
13:35 GMT
(press release)

Two weeks after leaving her position as a news producer at Al Jazeera, Rosie Garthwaite walked an audience at Northwestern University in Qatar.

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh
08:16 GMT

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh and International Youth Foundation signed on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding for future cooperation in youth-related issues that are of mutual interest to both parties.

During the graduation ceremony
06:40 GMT

Under the patronage of His Excellency, Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, held a graduation ceremony for 592 students from the following programs: Bachelor’s Degrees and Higher Diplomas.

Emirates College for Advanced Education
06:28 GMT

Over a hundred and fifty 4th yearstudents from Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE) recently completed their training workshops preparing them to act as Science Communicators.