As part of its aim to encourage and support students in the field of scientific research, the University of Ajman (AU) organized the 5th Annual AU Student Research Day Online on June 8 2022 in the presence of Dr Karim Seghir, Chancellor of the AU; Dr. Abdulhaq Al-Nuaimi, Vice Chancellor for Communications and Community Affairs; Dr. Khaled Assaleh, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Dr. Kamran Arshad, Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, as well as the Deans of the 9 colleges.
The event showcased the diverse multidisciplinary research being carried out at AU throughout the 2022-23 academic year and gave student researchers the opportunity to present their original work to the jury and their peers. A total of 76 undergraduate and graduate awardees from the faculties of law, dentistry and mass communication have been announced for 28 innovative research projects, which highlight interesting topics that keep pace with the latest developments in different domains.
One of the winning projects focused on the interior design of community service centers and the importance of determining the functions and practicality of space. College of Engineering and Computer Science students researched various topics, such as the use of advanced technologies for online learning and medical purposes. On the other hand, students from the Faculty of Law conducted a comparative study on bank interest rates in terms of legal prohibition and practical implementation.
Pharmacy students assessed the perceptions of students enrolled in health-related programs at different universities in the United Arab Emirates on genetic drugs. Students from the College of Mass Communication presented on various topics, including the use of advertising in mobile games, graphic design and the labor market, the impact of Korean group BTS on Arab youth, and the experiences of women in employment. management positions in the United Arab Emirates. Students from the College of Business Administration presented several research projects, including the impact of motivation on the performance of employees in the private sector.
The winning research projects align with the University’s core values of excellence, integrity, inclusiveness, social responsibility and innovation. AU aims to promote a culture of research and encourage students to make a positive change in their community by finding solutions to contemporary challenges.
About the AU:
Founded in 1988 as the first private institution of higher education in the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf region, Ajman University (AU) is now recognized as an emerging leader on the global academic map. The QS World University Rankings 2022 ranks AU among the top 750 universities in the world and the top 30 in the Arab region.