Following on from the original visit to the University of Bahrain’s (UOB) campus back in October during which a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed, Professor Tom Collins, President of RCSI Bahrain hosted a delegation from UOB lead by Vice President for Research, Dr Nadhem Alsaleh. Available to meet the delegates on arrival was Prof Cathal Kelly, CEO RCSI, Prof Hannah McGee, Dean RCSI Dublin and Prof. Sameer Otoom, Dean RCSI Bahrain
The visit aimed to explore potential collaboration opportunities in different areas in students and faculty exchange and research. The meeting included introducing the academics from both universities and their research interests. It was agreed to form a committee to identify specific areas of collaboration opportunities.
Both Prof Al Bastaki and Dr Al Sayed commented that it was “a great pleasure to visit RCSI Bahrain and we look forward to cooperating together in the near future.”
Prof Kavanagh and Dean Otoom with delegates from UOB
UOB: Dr Nadhem Alsaleh: Vice President for Research, Prof Isa Qamber: Dean of Scientific Research, Prof Nader Albastaki: Dean of College of Engineering, Dr Sadeeq Al Alawi: Dean of College of Applied Science, Dr Hashem Alsayed: Dean of College of Science, Dr Hesham Alomal: Dean of College IT
RCSI Bahrain: Dr Declan Gaynor: Lecturer in Chemistry/Academic Director IT, Prof Brendan Kavanagh: Associate Professor of Biology/Chairman of Academic Board, Prof Charles Docherty: Head of School of Nursing, Dr Paul O’Farrell: Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry/ Academic Director of Examinations, Dr Fryad Henari: Senior Lecturer in Physics and Dr Hussein Nusaif: Lecturer in Nursing