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KSU Psychological Health Research and Applications Chair May Help Millions
KSU Psychological Health Research and Applications Chair May Help Millions

Psychological health, or what is commonly referred to as mental health, is defined by the World Health Organization as "a state of well-being in which the individua ...


KSU Saudi Aramco Chair Strives to Power Research and Studies in Electrical Systems
KSU Saudi Aramco Chair Strives to Power Research and Studies in Electrical Systems

King Saud University’s Saudi ARAMCO Chair for Electrical Power was inaugurated Feb. 27, 2010, by KSU Rector Abdullah Al-Othman and Saudi Aramco Vice President of En ...


KSU National Commercial Bank Research Chair Strives to Encourage Social Responsibility in Arab World
KSU National Commercial Bank Research Chair Strives to Encourage Social Responsibility in Arab World

King Saud University’s National Commercial Bank Research Chair for Partnership in Responsibility was launched in June 2008, with the purpose of becoming a leader in ...


King Saud University’s Date Palm Weevil Chair Continues Quest to Protect Major Kingdom Industry
King Saud University’s Date Palm Weevil Chair Continues Quest to Protect Major Kingdom Industry

In 1987, the Red Palm Weevil surfaced in Saudi Arabia, and since the dreaded insect appeared, it has infected tens of thousands of date palm trees, seriously threat ...


KSU Establishes 'Diabetes Genetic Chair' to Combat Growing Health Problem in Kingdom, World
KSU Establishes 'Diabetes Genetic Chair' to Combat Growing Health Problem in Kingdom, World

King Saud University’s Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hussein Al Amoudi Diabetes Genetic Chair was established to combat the growing problem of diabetes in Gulf countries by c ...


Saudi Intelligence Chief Signs a $5.3 Million Agreement to Assist KSU Information Security Chair
Saudi Intelligence Chief Signs a $5.3 Million Agreement to Assist KSU Information Security Chair

Prince Muqrin Bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Intelligence Chief, has signed a $5.3-million agreement with King Saud University to establish a program for the University’s Inf ...


King Saud University Chair on Threshold of Major Medical Breakthrough of Sudden Death Syndrome
King Saud University Chair on Threshold of Major Medical Breakthrough of Sudden Death Syndrome

King Saud University’s Sudden Death Research Chair is believed to be on the threshold of pinpointing one of the critical genes linked to sudden death of Saudi Arabi ...


Prince Salman Chair Supports Research Of Arabian Peninsula's History
Prince Salman Chair Supports Research Of Arabian Peninsula's History

The Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz Chair for Historical and Civilization Studies of the Arabian Peninsula was launched in December 2009, when an agreement was signed ...


KSU Rehabilitation Chair hosts University of Pittsburgh's Susan Whitney
KSU Rehabilitation Chair hosts University of Pittsburgh's Susan Whitney

King Saud University’s Rehabilitation Research Chair recently welcomed Dr. Susan Whitney, the University of Pittsburgh’s program director of the Centers for Rehab S ...


Infertility Research Chair supervisor details advantages of Uterine Endoscopy
Infertility Research Chair supervisor details advantages of Uterine Endoscopy

Dr. Basim Abu-Rafea, supervisor of KSU’s Infertility Research Chair and the Head of the Infertility and the Assisted Conception Unit in King Khalid University Hospi ...


Dr. Lubna Al-Ansary to speak at 2011 Cochrane Colloquium on clinical practice guidelines and systematic reviews
Dr. Lubna Al-Ansary to speak at 2011 Cochrane Colloquium on clinical practice guidelines and systematic reviews

Dr. Lubna A. Al-Ansary of the College of Medicine’s Department of Family & Community Medicine is to deliver a lecture at the 19th Cochrane Colloquium: VI Intern ...


Saudi Electricity Company CEO Outlines Future Challenges for Saudi Electricity Power Generation
Saudi Electricity Company CEO Outlines Future Challenges for Saudi Electricity Power Generation

Engineer Ali Bin Saleh Al Barrak, CEO and President of Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), told an audience at King Saud University (KSU) on 29 March 2011 that the ...


Scoliosis Research Chair providing Kingdom with vital expertise on spinal diseases
Scoliosis Research Chair providing Kingdom with vital expertise on spinal diseases

While one of King Saud University’s newest departments, the KSU Scoliosis Research Chair has adopted an energetic program to deal with a condition that has affected ...


Glaucoma Research Chair investigating world's second major cause of blindness
Glaucoma Research Chair investigating world's second major cause of blindness

An estimated 1,000 patients are annually treated for glaucoma at the King Abdulaziz University Hospital’s department of ophthalmology in Riyadh, and while no statis ...


KSU research chair exploring contemporary applications for Al-Hesbah
KSU research chair exploring contemporary applications for Al-Hesbah

The King Abdullah Chair for Al-Hesbah and Contemporary Applications, a collaborative program involving King Saud University and the Kingdom’s Commission for the Pro ...


Alrajhi Chair, KSU team up for charity development workshop
Alrajhi Chair, KSU team up for charity development workshop

King Saud University’s Abdulrahman Alrajhi Chair for Charity Work Development, in cooperation with KSU’s College of Applied Studies and Community Service, recently ...


Aldrees Chair for the Biography of the Prophet (PBUH) committed to excellence
Aldrees Chair for the Biography of the Prophet (PBUH) committed to excellence

The King Saud University Research Chair Program has been an invaluable component of the University’s steady rise in international stature, complementing the academ ...


Al Amoudi Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Research Chair an invaluable resource for petroleum industry
Al Amoudi Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Research Chair an invaluable resource for petroleum industry

Since its establishment in April of 2008, King Saud University’s Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hussein Al Amoudi Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Research Chair has established it ...


Prince Sultan Chair exploring media's role in preserving environment and wildlife
Prince Sultan Chair exploring media's role in preserving environment and wildlife

The Prince Sultan Research Chair for Environment and Wildlife (PSRCEW) has made one of its goals to enhance the media’s role in raising environmental awareness, a v ...


KSU to begin collaborative research with Saudi food giant NADEC
KSU to begin collaborative research with Saudi food giant NADEC

A memorandum of understanding was signed this week between King Saud University’s Precision Agriculture Research Chair (PARC) and the National Agriculture Developme ...


KSU to begin collaborative research with Saudi food giant NADEC
KSU to begin collaborative research with Saudi food giant NADEC

A memorandum of understanding was signed this week between King Saud University’s Precision Agriculture Research Chair (PARC) and the National Agriculture Developme ...