A KOU Teaching Staff Chaired an M.Sc. Viva Voce Exam Session

Sarmad N. Mageed; M.Sc. Viva Voce ExamAssistant Prof. Dr. Sarmad N. Mageed at the Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Science and Health, Koya University (KOU) , Chaired a Committee of an M.Sc. Viva Voce Exam Session  in the field of Parasitology that was held at the College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, on Thursday, February 27th, 2020. The M.Sc. thesis entitled "Comparison Study of Giardia lamblia detection in Sulaimani Province by using of Microscopic, Serologic and Molecular Methods." The MSc study involved applying of existent and new techniques for the detection of the prevalence of Giardia lamblia parasites among various categories of the community, particularly in the children level, for the sake of controlling the infection.


Koya University (KOU) is located in the city of Koya (Koy Sanjaq) which is 1.0 hr drive to the East of the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil (Arbil, Hewlér) in Kurdistan Region of F.R. Iraq. It is on the foothills of beautiful high mountain. Its campus has been carefully laid out to embrace the beautiful mountainous nature. . There are 4 Faculties and 2 Schools in KOU; Faculty of Engineering (FENG), Faculty of Science and Health (FSCH), Faculty of Education (FEDU), Faculty of Humanities and Social Silences (FHSS), Shcool of Physical Education (SPHE) and School of Medicine (SMED). Also, there are two research centers; Genome Center and Malai Gawra Center. Moreover, at KOU there is an English Language Center (BELC) at KOU has been opened with the sponsorship of IREX and American embassy in Baghdad as well as with the support of Spring International Language Center of The University of ArkansasKOU has two Scientific Journals; ARO-The Scientific Journal of Koya University, which is indexed by Clarivate Analytics (ESCI), and Koya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (KUJHSS). KOU is a proactive member of Erasmus/ Marhaba Project and Erasmus+. KOU signed many Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) with many International Universities, e.g., The University of Arkansas (June 2015). The Lulea University in Sweden (April 2014), The University of Nottingham in the UKThe University of Buckingham in the UK (Oct 2008), Belkin University in Turkey (Sep 2009) and The University of Greenwich in the UK.


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