Biomedical Engineering Iraqi PhD students get accolade from their cultural attaché in London.

Issued: Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:19:00 GMT

The Iraqi regional cultural attaché in London held a meeting and celebration with high achieving students studying in the United Kingdom and Ireland on the 24th January 2017. 

The meeting was attended by Iraqi dignitaries, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaq al-Issa, accompanied by Minister of Oil Mr. Jabbar Luaibi, the Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq, Dr. Saleh Al-Tamimi, and the Counsellor Attaché, Dr. Hassan AlAlak.

During the ceremony, postgraduate students who have published more than eight publications over the course of their studies were recognized and received an award. The work of Iraqi student societies, supporting students accross the UK, were also honored for the many achievements they had.

 The total number of Iraqi student in the UK and Ireland is 2495 and around 30 of them currently pursue academic studies at the University of Glasgow.

70 students attended the meeting, while 12 of those received an award. Amongst the recepients were three PhD students from the School of Engineering in the University of Glasgow (Figure below) and we add our congratulations to the awards they have recieved:

- Mohammed Sabah Jarjees and Manaf Kadum Hussien Al-Taleb, both supervised by Dr. Aleksandra Vuckovic in the Division of Biomedical Engineering. 

- Talib Al-Ameri (Electronic and Electrical engineering- Device modelling group), supervised by Professor Asen Asenov.


picture of awards

 The Picture shows (from left to right): Manaf Kadum Hussien Al-Taleb, Dr. Hassan Al Alak (Counsellor Cultural Attache of Iraq), Dr. Salih Husain Ali Al-Tamimi (Ambassador of Iraq in the UK), Prof. Abdul Razak Abdul Jalil Al-Issa (Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Iraq), Mohammed Sabah Jarjees, and Talib Al-Ameri.