Koya University Participated the Annual International Conference on Education and Teaching (ICET)

ICET, Koya UniversityWith the purpose of promoting education and contributing to the development of the schools and teachers’ professional development in Iraq and KRG, an international conference on education & teaching in K-12 schools (ICET) was organised by Stirling Schools, Cambridge University Press, City & Guilds, and GEMS. This year’s ICET theme was “Empowering Education & Classroom Experience in the Post-covid World.”

ICET, which continued for two days, 17th and 18th of May 2021, brought together teacher trainers, educational experts and community leaders from the national and the international community to discuss their perspectives on certain issues related to education.

Dr. Wali Hamad, the president of Koya University, represented the university and attended the ICET opening ceremony at the VIP Reception Venue in the Rotana Hotel/Erbil.


KOU Published 338 Research Papers and Collected more than 1,035 Citations with WoS (Clarivate Analytics), Latest Report Says

According to the latest report that released by Incite: WoS (Clarivate Analitics), Koya University showed more than 338 published research papers till 31st March 2021. Moreover, Koya University could collect more than 1,035 citations: 57.1% cited documents. The report shows (5) Highly Cited in Field and (‎1) Hot paper in Field.

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KOU Got More than £400,000 of the Year 2021 Annual Grant of the British Academy

Koya University, in cooperation with the Ulster University in Northern Ireland and the University of Sharjah in the UAE, received the annual grant of the British Academy, which is worth more than £400,000British Academy is a registered charity in England and Wales (charity number 233176). It has one wholly-owned trading subsidiary (Clio Enterprises Limited, company number 07595846).

In the Context of the Headway Program, The Directorate of Career Development Launches a Website for each UNDP-Funded Startup

UNDPUnder the umbrella of the UNDP/UN-Habitat joint action Headway ProgrammeCareer Development Directorate at Koya University, with support of Rwanga Foundation in consortium with Erbil Governorate proposed the Entrepreneurship Development Programme, implemented the programme inside Koya University campus between 28. Oct. 2020 – 28. Feb. 2021, and provided financial support for 20 businesses.

The DENL at KOU Held it's First on-Campus National Students' Workshop

On 22nd of April, 2021, the Department of English Language (DENL), Faculty of Education, Koya University, held the first on-campus national students' workshop in the academic year 2020-2021. The workshop was held under the title: The Representation of Trauma in the Holocaust and post 9/11 Literature.
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A Professor with an International Research Group Published a New WoS-indexed Paper

Journal of Thermal Analysis and CalorimetryProfessor Salah I. Yahya from the Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of Engineering at Koya University with a research group from University of Larestan and Kermanshah University of Technology published a research article entitled “Determination of biodiesel purity through feature mapping to the multi-dimensional space by the LS-SVM approach” in the Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry . The journal is indexed by Web of Science (Clarivate Analystice with IF = 2.731).

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A Ph.D. Student from KOU and Studying at the University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran, Published a Research Article Indexed by WoS

Journal of Molecular LiquidsMr. Karzan Abdul Kareem Omar, a teaching staff at the Department of Chemestry, Faculty of Science and Health, Koya University, who is now pursueng his Ph.D. study at the University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran, published a research article in the Journal of Molecular Liquids. The journal is indexed by WoS (Clarivate Analytics with IF = 5.065. The paper which is entitled "Can isopiestic method predict the formation of deep eutectic solvents?" has been published on 8 March 2021.

About the Author:
Name: Karzan Abdul Kareem Omar
Affiliation: Department of Chemestry, Faculty of Science and Health, Koya University

About the Journal:
Title: Journal of Molecular Liquids
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2021.115865
Indexing: WoS with IF = 5.065; SCOPUS with quartile Q1 
Publisher: ELSEVIER, Netherland.

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).


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