The British University in Dubai organises its fifth Doctoral Research Conference


The British University in Dubai (BUiD) held its 5th Doctoral Research Conference online on Saturday 20 March 2021. More than 70 research papers were presented by BUiD postgraduate students in areas of education, management, finance, Blockchain, sustainability, computer science, AI and cyber security. The students delivered their research presentations through different sessions chaired by BUiD’s faculty members.

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Abdullah Alshamsi, welcomed participants and stressed the importance of such events in exchanging knowledge and improving interaction between students and staff.


The conference was organised by BUiD’s Doctoral Training Centre under the guidance of the Dr Dean of Research D Khalid Al Marri. It provided a platform for postgraduate students to share research, receive scholarly feedback, and network professionally. It was supported by our prestigious UK Universities Alliance as three keynote speakers from the University of Edinburgh, the University of Glasgow, and the University of Manchester participated in the event.


Professor Neil Robertson from the University of Edinburgh talked about the Low Carbon Centre that will be jointly established at BUiD. Professor Paul Garside from the University of Glasgow highlighted the research collaborations between the two universities and future prospects. Dr Richard Kirkham from the University of Manchester talked about the achievements of the UK’s Project X initiative.

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