RCSI Bahrain Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

RCSI Bahrain and HEC discuss research role in national research strategy

Senior officials recently met with Higher Education Council Secretary General, Dr Abdulghani Al Al Showaikh to discuss the first year experience as well as the role of RCSI Bahrain in relation to the national research strategy.

RCSI Bahrain was represented by Professor Sameer Otoom, Professor Joe McMenamin, Professor Davinder Sandhu, Dr Jean Hughes, Dr Wendy Maddison and Dr Caroline Holden-Rachiotis.

The meeting focused on the outputs of the Bridging the Gap Working Group and also, how research allows us to create new knowledge and innovation; the critical role universities play in developing research; the shared research goals of RCSI Bahrain and the HEC and future research investment plans for RCSI Bahrain.