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BUiD academic reaches out to Universities in India to share knowledge 14 Oct 2015

Dr. David Solomon, BUiD’s Assistant Professor of Education, is a great believer of giving back to community and sharing his knowledge with the scholars of his home country.  This past summer he was invited by Mother Teresa Women’s University to deliver a 10 day lecture series under a visiting foreign...

UAE aims for Low Carbon Emissions and durability in building structures 12 Oct 2015

Prof. Abid Abu-Tair, Professor of Structural Engineering at BUiD updated delegates to the Green Concrete UAE 2015 Conference on technical and design solutions for environmental durability. The conference focused on eco-friendly concrete, the need to reduce carbon...

Professor Ashly Pinnington Talks about the Project Management of Corporate Social Responsibility at Corporate Responsibility Research Conference (CRR) 2015 04 Oct 2015

Prof. Ashly Pinnington, Dean of Research at BUiD, presented a paper on the Project Management of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), co-authored with Meera Al-Reyaysa, PhD in Project Management student at BUiD, and academics from the University of Southampton and Strathclyde University (Abu Dhabi) at the Corporate Responsibility Research Conference (CRR) 2015.

The Conference took...

‘The Engagement Code’ by Dr Tamer Elewa and HH Shaikh Saeed Al Maktoum 04 Oct 2015

Dr Tamer Elewa, Head of Master of Business Administration and MSc Human Resource Management Programmes at BUiD, and H.H. Shaikh Saeed Al Maktoum , BUiD’s MSc in Human Resource Management graduate,  published “The Engagement Code’. The book...

Zero Energy Mass Custom Home (ZEMCH) Network 04 Oct 2015

In the ZEMCH 2015 international conference, 18 students from BUiD, mainly from SDBE programme, have presented their research work related to sustainable development, social sustainability, building indoor environments and energy performance evaluations. They did an excellent job with their presentations, which...

Nice Work if You Can Get It 03 Oct 2015

Hospitals and airlines are experiencing various innovations in relation to their work processes. Hospitals are becoming more regulated environments with the dual aims of improving quality of care and constraining costs. Airlines are trying to be more competitive, following de-regulation and the advent of ‘new-entrant’ airlines based in the UAE, Asia, Europe, the Americas and elsewhere. We need...

British Academy of Management Conference - Best paper awards 22 Sep 2015

A Paper Co-authored by Prof. Udechukwu Ojiako, Professor of MSc, in Project Management at BUiD, has won Best Paper Award at the British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference which was held  on September 10th, 2015 at  the University of Portsmouth . His paper “Exploring antecedents of NHS performance measurement” won the Best Developmental paper...

Developing Communications and the Management of Work Relationships at DEWA 02 Sep 2015

Our work contexts contain a diversity of people with different life experiences and expectations and we need skills and tools to work effectively, dealing with individuals with awareness and respect.  On 2nd-3rd September 40 employees from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority participated in a BUiD training programme, learning about the ‘Myers-Briggs’ theory and how to...

BUiD Participates in “Silk Road Universities Network” 21 Aug 2015

Tariq Mirza Ali, BUiD’s MBA graduate, and Sharifa Almaazmi, Project Management student, have attended the event on behalf of the University.

The SUN plans to establish three organizations: the United Presidents of SUN comprised of presidents of some...

Middle East’s largest corpus of written Academic English produced by BUiD Professor 10 Aug 2015

Dr. John McKenny, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education, presented at EUROPHRAS 2015

Dr John’s paper “An exploration of the phraseology of a large corpus of Academic English: a new more teachable taxonomy of multiword expressions” was well received and a great deal of interest was shown especially in the compilation of such a large corpus of written Academic English produced...



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