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1,500 Specialists Dispatched to Saudi Arabian Farms to Combat Red Palm Weevil Devastation
1,500 Specialists Dispatched to Saudi Arabian Farms to Combat Red Palm Weevil Devastation

Saudi Arabia has launched a SR120 million national campaign to combat devastation by Red Palm Weevil, an effort led by 1,500 specialists in farms throughout the Kin ...


KSU's Aayed Al-Qahtani earning international praise for pediatric surgery
KSU's Aayed Al-Qahtani earning international praise for pediatric surgery

Dr. Aayed Al-Qahtani is known for his surgical prowess, his insightful research projects, and his countless presentations, seminars, and workshops, recently was nam ...


KSU establishes joint mathematics chair with Unversité Panthéon-Sorbonne
KSU establishes joint mathematics chair with Unversité Panthéon-Sorbonne

Cooperation between King Saud University and the prestigious Pantheon-Sorbonne University, signed by the Minister of Higher Education Dr. Khalid Al-Angari in 2008, ...


KSU Chair, SABIC Discuss Building Plant Using Solar Power, Wind for Electricity
KSU Chair, SABIC Discuss Building Plant Using Solar Power, Wind for Electricity

Construction of a clean and renewable energy plant that would generate electricity from solar and wind power was discussed during a recent meeting between King Saud ...


Prince Khalid bin Sultan Chair for Water Research highlights wastewater treatment technology
Prince Khalid bin Sultan Chair for Water Research highlights wastewater treatment technology

On December 26, the Prince Khalid bin Sultan Chair for Water Research (PKC) held a lecture on the principles and applications of innovative technology being used i ...


Asthma Research Chair stands out at World Allergy International Scientific Conference
Asthma Research Chair stands out at World Allergy International Scientific Conference

King Saud University’s Asthma Research Chair, directed by Dr. Saleh Al-Muhsen, received three awards for departmental projects during the World Allergy Internationa ...


Petrochemicals Research Chair establishing strong ties with industry
Petrochemicals Research Chair establishing strong ties with industry

A delegation from Jazeera Pharmaceutical Industries (JPI) recently visited King Saud University’s Petrochemicals Research Chair (PRC),  which under the leadership o ...


KSU hosts symposium, launches Elderly Health Care Research Chair
KSU hosts symposium, launches Elderly Health Care Research Chair

The Current Trends in Elderly Health Care Symposium, hosted by King Saud University earlier this month, served as an ideal environment to launch the University’s El ...


Petrochemicals Research Chair to host Professor Kim Hak Yong
Petrochemicals Research Chair to host Professor Kim Hak Yong

Professor Salem Al-Deyab, supervisor of King Saud University’s Petrochemical Research Chair has announced that next week the PRC, in cooperation with the Visiting P ...


Experts gather to discuss solutions for hearing disability
Experts gather to discuss solutions for hearing disability

Hearing aid implant technology and developments in the treatment of hearing impairment were the major topics at a recent meeting organized by King Saud University. ...


Prince Faisal Bin Khaled honors Abdullah Bagshan Research Chair for Bees at 3rd annual Honey Festival
Prince Faisal Bin Khaled honors Abdullah Bagshan Research Chair for Bees at 3rd annual Honey Festival

A workshop for beekeeping and honey production took place over the weekend in conjunction with the 3rd Asir Honey Festival, held annually under the patronage of H ...


More than 1,000 papers published in 2010 by King Saud University faculty
More than 1,000 papers published in 2010 by King Saud University faculty

Sheikh Abdullah Bahamdan Chair for Evidence-Based Health Care and Knowledge Translation (EBHC) reports that more than 1,000 King Saud University papers have been pu ...


Thomas Murry of KSU's Research Chair of Voice and Swallowing Disorders receives ASHA award
Thomas Murry of KSU's Research Chair of Voice and Swallowing Disorders receives ASHA award

Thomas Murry, a Professor of Speech-Language Pathology in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and a professor of KS ...


Tourism and Antiquities Chair organizes five-day workshop
Tourism and Antiquities Chair organizes five-day workshop

King Saud University's Prince Sultan bin Salman Chair for Developing National Human Resources in Tourism and Archaeology will be holding a training workshop on the ...


Dr. Ahmed Al-Khazim attends bee research conference in South Korea
Dr. Ahmed Al-Khazim attends bee research conference in South Korea

Ahmed Al-Khazim, Director of King Saud University's Bee Research Unit and supervisor of the Chair of Engineer Abdullah Ahmad Bagshan for Bee Research, recently atte ...


Medication Safety Research Chair leads effort against costly mistakes
Medication Safety Research Chair leads effort against costly mistakes

Medical mistakes and incorrect medication prescriptions are an international problem affecting public health world-wide, and a significant factor in rising health ...


SRMG Chair aims to meet needs of Saudi Arabia's knowledge-based society
SRMG Chair aims to meet needs of Saudi Arabia's knowledge-based society

The Saudi Research & Marketing Group(SRMG) chair for a knowledge-based economy in KSU is considered a regional and international authority in the quest to estab ...


Dr. Peer Bork, bioinformatics expert, lectures at King Saud University
Dr. Peer Bork, bioinformatics expert, lectures at King Saud University

Peer Bork, a German bioinformatics expert from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, visited King Saud University last week to sh ...


Dr. Khalid Al-Malki named co-chairman of international otolaryngology conference
Dr. Khalid Al-Malki named co-chairman of international otolaryngology conference

Dr. Khalid Al-Malki, supervisor of King Saud University’s Research Chair for Voice and Swallowing Disorders, has been named co-chairman of the 8th Annual Middle Eas ...


Precision Agriculture Research Chair (PARC) exploring better farming through technology
Precision Agriculture Research Chair (PARC) exploring better farming through technology

King Saud University’s Precision Agriculture Research Chair (PARC), an academic-governmental cooperative program supervised by Khalid Al-Gaadi, has recently launche ...


Vitiligo Research Chair (VRC) hosts international conference
Vitiligo Research Chair (VRC) hosts international conference

Research on laser and cosmetic surgery for skin color were the focus of this month’s Conference of Laser and Esthetic Therapy in Ethnic Skin (LETES) 2010, hosted b ...