Ways to strengthen cooperation between ACSAD and the Slovak University

Damascus, ST- The Director General of the Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Lands (ACSAD), Dr. RafikSaleh, discussed with a delegation from the University of Economic Sciences of the Slovak Republic headed by Prof. FerdinaldDano ways to enhance cooperation between the two sides and the possibility of signing a memorandum of understanding in fields  of common interest.

During the meeting held at ACSAD headquarters in Damascus, Saleh reviewed the organization's projects and applied scientific researches carried out in the Arab countries and their efforts in the fields of developing and spreading the cultivation of high-productivity varieties and their resistance to environmental conditions and diseases and in increasing the productivity of livestock and the construction of water dams.

The final competition of the World Robot Olympiad in Hungary and the Syrian teams in the top ten

Gyor-Hungary,ST-The final  competition of the three-day “Smart Cities” World Robot Olympiad in Gyor, Hungary, ended its activities on Friday with the participation of  three Syrian teams and 423 teams from 73 countries.

SANA said in a statement that the Syrian Rubex team from the Higher Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, consisting of Luna Salameh, Abdul Rahman Hourani, Zain Al Abidin Zureik and coach Hamza Saddar, ranked eighth globally for the highest regular category competition for ages 16-19.

Rector of Damascus University discusses with delegations from Slovakia and Kazakhstan activation of scientific cooperation

On November 6, the Rector of Damascus University Dr. Maher Qabakibi discussed with the Rector of the University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia Professor Ferdinald Dano ways of developing scientific and academic cooperation relations between the two sides.

During the meeting, the two sides agreed to activate the previous scientific agreements and prepare for the signing of a new agreement in the field of economy, marketing, e-commerce and administration.

Dr. Qabakibi pointed to the Damascus University’s keenness in developing  scientific relations with various universities in the world.

Syria to take part in the Final of WRO 2019 in Hungary

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Syria is to take part in the international finals of the World Robot Olympiad ( WRO) 2019, which is due to be held in the Hungarian city of Gyor between November 7th and 10th under the title "Smart Cities".

423 teams from 73 countries are participating in the event

Director of the Syrian Science Olympiad at the Distinction and Creativity Agency Nubough Yassin told SANA that three Syrian teams will participate in the competitions, including Aero 403 team for Regular Junior category aged 13-15 years, Robix team for Regular Senior category aged 16-19 years, Squadros team for Open category aged 16-19 years.

 The WRO is the largest and most important annual event in the world in the domain of robotics.

University Students Design a Laboratory Model That Generates Electricity

Mahmoud Radwan Jamous, Mohammad Shafiq Suleiman and Ahmad al-Kheder are Students from the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Tartous. They have invented a laboratory model that generates electricity through pressure or walking.

The project took about 3months, while the application of the design took only two days.

Student Mahmoud Jamous said: "the importance of design lies in its ability to generate Electric energy from the feet movement ".