UAEU announces camel milk research project with Chinese Academy of Sciences
The research cooperation is a part of UAEU efforts to strengthen international partnerships and activate the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in February 2021.
Prof. Ahmed Ali Murad, Associate Provost for Research, confirmed the signing of the MoU with the Chinese Academy of Sciences is in line with the university’s strategy seeking to create distinct and strong relations with various higher education institutions from inside and outside the country.
Prof. Ahmed Murad said a four-year research project between the university and the Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, to study the detection and determination of carbamate pesticides and related metabolites in camel milk products of UAE, has been funded.
This cooperation will enhance the commitment of both parties to enrich the quality of academic research through distinguished contributions. He added, "Investing in academic research and international partnerships with major research institutions and universities is fundamental to achieve the sustainability of research production and enhance the university's international position, especially, the funded research projects are related to water resources, mobility, environment and wildlife, camel milk products, energy, big data, and health."
Other UAEU funding covers Smart Farm: All-In-One Bioinspired Leaves for Water and Energy Harvesting; Predictive Modelling of Road Deterioration Networks; Population genomic approach to guide the conservation of commercially important fish in the Arabian Gulf and beyond; Toward high efficiency and large-scale production of flexible perovskite solar cells; and Real-time adaptive brachytherapy treatment planning system based on multi-modality image guidance for cervical cancer.