SMED at KOU Helping Koya Community by Launching a Project of “Covid-19 and it's Relation to Diabetes and Hypertension”

School of Medicine; SMED; Koya UniversityOn 9th march 2021 a group of Academic staff at the School of Medicines with their students at Koya university started a new project of “Covid-19 and it's relation to diabetes and hypertension.” The aim of the project is to raise awareness about diabetes, hypertension and the risks that related to Covid-19. The project give the people of Koya city a free of charge medical tests and basic checkup. The medical tests include; blood sugar test, blood pressure test, blood group test and BMI. The project on phase #1 targeted 350 people. A database for the people of phase #1 was collected for the research purpose.

In Cooperation with Duy Tan University, a KOU Professor Published a Research Article Indexed by WoS.

Professor Salah I. Yahya from the Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of Engineering at Koya University with a research group from Duy Tan University, Vietnam published a research article entitled “A Low-loss Four-Channel Microstrip Diplexer for Wideband Multi-Service Wireless Applications” in the AEU - International Journal of Electronics and Communications. 

About the authors:
Salah I. Yahya is a Professor at the Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of engineering, Koya University. He is the Director of Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development. He has a Ph.D. in MW and Communication Engineering. Prof. Yahya has more than 55 published scientific papers, most in journals indexed by Clarivate Analytics. Prof. Yahya is a Senior Member of IEEE. For more information click her.

PADC and DCHM held a Poster Presentation Competition Event

Pedagogy Center; Koya University; Haidar LashkryIn the effort to increase the interest and promote research, on Thursday, the 3rd of March 2021, the pedagogy and academic development center (PADC) in collaboration with the chemistry department at Koya University (DCHM) have organized a day event for a poster presentation competition. The event was opened by prof. Dr. Wali Hamad, the president of Koya University, Dr. Haider Lashkry, the vice president for scientific & post graduate affairs, and Dr. Taha J. Omer, the dean of the faculty of science and health (FSCH).

A KOU Graduate has Created her Own Private Business: UNIDO Filmed her Business Progress

Shawin Dlawar Sadraldin; Koya UniversityUNIDO has issued a video for one of KOU trainees: Ms. Shawin Dlawar Sadraldin is an Alumni of Koya University, Department of Physical Education for the Academic Year 2017-2018. Like most of her classmates and graduates, she was finding herself in a situation where the Kurdistan Region was hit by the deep economic crisis and the Kurdistan Regional Government was not capable of employing university graduates anymore.

Call for Papers: Ir-Ku-1st International Conference on Physics, Ir-Ku-ICoP 2021

KOU ConferenceThe first online international conference on physics is going to be held in collaboration with the Universities of Sulaimani, Koya, Halabja and Garmian (Kurdistan Region) and the Universities of Kurdistan and Shahid Beheshti (Iran) for 3 days from 25th to 27th of August 2021. The purpose of this conference is to tackle the most urgent challenges, help realize the most exciting opportunities, and provide a platform to expand international scientific relations and cooperation between faculty members and researchers.

Scholarships from the Russian Federation to the Students in Iraqi Kurdistan Region

The Consulate General of the Russian Federation in ErbilThe Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Erbil presents its compliments to the Department of Foreign Relations of the Kurdistan Regional Government - Iraq and has the honour to inform the Department that the Government of the Russian Federation has taken the decision to provide scholarships for students from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq at the expense of the Russian Federation in Russian universities in 2021-2022 academic year.

Trained at Koya University, New Graduates from the Entrepreneurship Development Program

Wali H. Hamad; President of Koya UniversitySixty unemployed Host Community, Syrian Refugees and IDP (age: 18-35) in Koya District have been trained at Koya University and graduated from the Entrepreneurship Development Program. Headway is a UNDP/UN-Habitat joint action programme, intervening in countries affected by the impact of the Syria crisis (Lebanon and Iraq) and funded by the “EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian crisis, the EU MADAD Fund”. Rwanga Foundation in consortium with Erbil Governorate will implement it under the umbrella of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Koya University is Starting a New Round of Pedagogy

Pedagogy at Koya UniversityOn Thursday, the 11th of February 2021, the pedagogy and academic development center (PADC) at Koya University started its second round of pedagogical training course. The PADC welcomed a diverse range of interested participants to be the beneficiaries of the pedagogical training course that is running on a national framework and approved by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The program orientation took place online with the presence of Koya University president, Dr. Wali Hamad, and the vice president for the scientific affairs, Dr. Haidar Lashkary.

A KOU Senior Lecturer Published Five Indexed Research Articles

Materials Today: ProceedingDr. Fahmi F. Mohammadsharif at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science and Health, Koya University, Published five new resaerch articles idexed by WoS (Clarivate Analytics) and SCOPUS, namely; International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, Applied Sciences, Materials Today: Proceedings, Physica B-Condensed Matter and Plos One. Dr. Fahmi received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Physics from the University of Sulaimani and University of Mosul in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He completed his PhD at the Department of Physics, University of Malaya in 2012. He was the Gold Medal winner during his PhD study. He held the position of head of the Department of Physics from 2013-2016. His current research interests include fabrication of organic electronic devices and investigating their materials properties. (see TAP)

Module Management System of KOU is Available on the Android OS

The Directorate of Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development at Koya University has completed the Module Management System platform and now it is available as Google play application. the MMS application can be dowlnoaded as an Android-based OS application. We urge all the academic staff and students at koya University to access the from theor Android mobile phones or tablets and download the application by clcik on Google Play icon.


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