Members News


ADEC announces this year’s new workshops at the ADSF 2016

02 Nov 2016

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 02 November 2016: The Abu Dhabi Science Festival, one of the region’s biggest and most exhilarating science festivals, held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and organized by the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), is introducing a string of new, fun-packed workshops for 2016.

ADEC announces the return of the 6th annual Abu Dhabi Science Festival

25 Oct 2016

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, ADEC announces the return of the 6th annual Abu Dhabi Science Festival, now in its sixth year and staged at family-friendly Umm Al Emarat Park and Al Ain Zoo.

My Family and Me

08 Oct 2016

Spend a fun day at the Planetarium Science Center (PSC) where all the family members gather and enjoy all the activities and services at the center in addition to a snack. All the family members will happily enjoy attending the shows, workshops, and they will participate in conducting scientific experiments.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Distributed the Prizes of the International Competition for the Architectural Design of the Science City

19 Sep 2016

On Sunday 19 September 2016, Bibliotheca Alexandrina organized a grand event to distribute the awards of the International Competition for the Architectural Design of the Science City which will be built in the 6th of October City in Cairo. The competition was under the auspices of the International Union of Architects.

Launching "For a Better Teacher" Project

03 Aug 2016

Within the framework of continuous and fruitful cooperation between the BA, the scientific, cultural, and academic institution working on science and knowledge communication, and Sawiris Social Development Foundation, which established numerous partnerships with governmental agencies and others, in addition to Star Care Egypt Foundation, which was founded by Mercedes Benz Egypt partners in order to promote and encourage community service to support and assist children in different fields, “For a Better Teacher” project will be launched on the 2nd of August 2016. This project aims at implementing a training program for teachers based on instilling their self-learning skills and training them on the basic teaching and creative thinking skills. Those skills are necessary in all the fields related to raising up students which are in line with the current requirements of life, in order to reach a better way of teaching and to contribute in the development of education in Egypt.

New Bright Lights of the Planetarium Science Center

18 Jul 2016

In light of celebrating the premiere of the two Planetarium shows "The Enlighted Mind" and "The Mission" produced by the BA Planetarium Science Center and the inauguration of the ALEXploratorium after renovation, a seminar entitled "Towards a Society of Knowledge" was held, on Sunday, 17 July 2016.

Jcom Masterclasses 2016

12 Jul 2016

It is our pleasure to inform you that the first of the Jcom Masterclasses courses, entitled "Developing successful museums and science centres", is approaching, the course starts the 26th of September and deadline for registration is the 19th of August. This course will help participants who are already, or plan to be, involved in such projects to set their goals, to choose among current opportunities, to build up teams, to develop a master-plan, to choose a marketing and branding strategy, etc.

SCIplanet, Winter 2016

06 Mar 2016

SCIplanet is a quarterly bilingual edutainment science magazine, published by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center (PSC). The magazine aims to popularize science among the Egyptian public to realize the PSC’s vision of “Science For All!”.

Innovator Show 2016 Demonstrates Growing Innovation Culure in The UAE

06 Mar 2016

ABU DHABI, March 06, 2016: INNOVATOR Show 2016 has drawn to a successful close with around 20,000 attendees turning out to view unique and inspiring creations from over 100 UAE-based innovators. Organized by the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) and the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC), INNOVATOR Show 2016 took place from 3rd to 4th March 2016 at Corniche-East Plaza in Abu Dhabi. During the event, twenty one innovators were chosen to receive development funds that will enable them to take their creative projects to the next level. As part of their prize, each winner will gain free access to INNOVATOR Space, a permanent maker space where they can use industrial-grade equipment, connect with like-minded peers and learn from experts through training classes and hands-on mentorship.

UAE Innovators Learn How to Turn Ideas into Reality at Innovator Show 2016

04 Mar 2016

ABU DHABI, March 4th, 2016: As part of INNOVATOR Show 2016, visitors were given the opportunity to unleash their creative potential and learn from leading experts through a series of hands-on workshops hosted by TechShop at INNOVATOR Space. During the workshops, participants engaged in hands-on activities involving woodworking, metalworking, prototyping and textiles, producing personalized take-away projects from each area.