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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.

January 29, 2012

Carnegie Mellon University
09:06 GMT
(press release)

Dean of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University will be the first speaker in a new distinguished lecture series in computer science at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.

During the event
09:01 GMT

Khalifa University and Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology are working closely to foster research collaboration between the two institutions.

Greg Bergida, the new Director of Student Affairs, Northwestern University in Qatar
08:29 GMT

Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has named Greg Bergida as Director of Student Affairs, effective January 1.

January 26, 2012

GEMS Education
07:09 GMT
(press release)

World renowned author, educational expert and Harvard University lecturer, Dr. Karen Mapp says children in families who are into learning at home do much better in school, and in life in general.

HE Mr. Sami Gammoh, Minister of Industry and Trade with TAGI
06:35 GMT

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh and Co. International and Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Amman held a special ceremony to mark the launch of “Jordan’s New Draft Competition Law.

Political communication expert Betty Winfield
06:18 GMT
(press release)

US President Barack Obama indicated that he will be focusing his attention on internal problems over foreign affairs this election season, said political communication expert Betty Winfield.

January 25, 2012

Dr. Gerardo Guiter, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
09:20 GMT
(press release)

Pathology is the bridge between basic sciences and clinical medicine. It is the scientific foundation for medicine, according to Dr. Gerardo Guiter.

Dr. Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director of TECOM Education Cluster
07:19 GMT
(press release)

TECOM Investments and universities based at Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) have implemented a number of initiatives to encourage innovation in education.

Qatar Foundation
06:49 GMT

The thirteenth lecture of the Distinguished Lecture Series, showcased by the Research Division at Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), took place yesterday.

Northwestern University
06:22 GMT
(press release)

A successful college application requires a firm understanding of the expectations of the admissions decision makers, according to Mounir A. Ouanaimi, director of Admissions at Northwestern University in Qatar.

January 24, 2012

Dr. Omar Hefni, UD President
10:16 GMT
(press release)

The University of Dubai has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with California State University, Fullerton in California, USA, in an effort to promote international opportunities for both universities’ students and faculty.

Delegation, Yanbu Industrial College visited PMU
08:16 GMT

A delegation from the Yanbu Industrial College visited Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University. They met with the PMU academic and administrative leadership.

3M Gulf
07:25 GMT
(press release)

3M Gulf has organized Educational Scientific Sessions in the field of infection prevention and skin and wound care during the Arab Health Congress 2012.

January 23, 2012

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar
11:35 GMT

The Interior Design department at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents a lecture by Dak Kopec entitled Research Design and Proven Outcomes’ on Wednesday, 25 January, 2012 at 6:00 PM.

January 22, 2012

Carnegie Mellon University
11:35 GMT
(press release)

The library at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar received a collection of 40 books on the oil and gas industry from Shell in Qatar, in a step to reinforce the ongoing partnership between the two organizations.