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The College of Health and Life Sciences provides essential educational and research training to future leaders by delivering innovative MS and PhD programs in Biomedical and Biological Sciences, and in Genomics and Precision Medicine.

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Hamad Bin Khalifa University

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Professor Edward L. Stuenkel

Welcome to the College of Health and Life Sciences at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU). Located in the academic epicenter of Qatar, Education City, the College provides an essential education to future leaders in the fields of biomedical sciences, genomics and precision medicine. The study of genomics focuses on personalized medical treatment while biomedical and biological sciences is foundational to establishing a mechanistic understanding of disease to promote health.

As a growing academic division, CHLS embodies a multidisciplinary learning approach to research and discovery, and aims to become a dedicated hub for education in the area of health and life sciences. Students have the unique opportunity to pursue an extensive array of research-intensive master’s and PhD programs.

We invite you to explore our webpage to get additional information on our graduate programs, course offerings, curricula and requirements, as well as learn more about our faculty, staff and students.


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By Dr. Damilola S. Olawuyi Associate Professor at the College of Law and Public Policy, LLM (Harvard), DPhil (Oxford)

The courses on offer are designed to equip students with the knowledge they need to find innovative solutions focused on advancing personalized health care – hence, shaping future leaders who are able to address modern health threats and potential future challenges

‎يسرنا أن ندعو الأطفال من عمر ست سنوات وما فوق لاكتساب خبرة عملية ونظرية ضمن أنشطة تعليمية وترفيهية، حول موضوعات العلوم، التكنولوجيا، الهندسة والرياضيات. انضموا إلينا في معرض ركن الابتكار السنوي الثالث الذي ينظمه معهد قطر لبحوث الحوسبة في 27 أبريل؛ لاستكشاف موضوعات متعددة مثل التشفير، الإلكترونيات، الروبوتات، الكيمياء، الديناميكا الحرارية  والطاقة المتجددة، والتي ستُقدم بطريقة مبتكرة وممتعة: https://bit.ly/2Pfz3ri —— •

Calling young minds of 6 years and above! Get hands-on and mind-on experience in fun activities around the topics of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Join us on April 27 for #QCRI’s 3rd Annual Creative Space Fair to explore several themes such as coding, electronics, robotics, chemistry, thermodynamics, and renewable energy in a fun and creative way. 
https://bit.ly/2GtaRPl

#hbku #hbkugrad #education #educationcity #university #qatar #graduatestudies #graduatestudent #research #innovation #excellence #people #partners #knowledge #studentlife #highereducation #QF #EducationCity
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@HBKU23 hours ago

إلحاقًا للندوة التي نظمتها كلية القانون والسياسة العامة السنة الماضية، سوف تستضيف جمعية محاضري القانون البيئي في جامعات الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا مؤتمرها الثاني حول التغيّر المناخي والقانون البيئي. اضغط على هذا الرابط لمعرفة المزيد: https://t.co/Cb9iaxs8cm https://t.co/vicDpFPT7Q

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@HBKU17 hours ago

‎في إطار تعزيز الحوار الثقافي والاجتماعي، استضافت كلية العلوم الإنسانية والاجتماعية فعالية إطلاق كتاب
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@HBKU3 days ago

‫فخورون بالدكتور برسلاف ناكوف، الأستاذ بمعهد قطر لبحوث الحوسبة، الذي تحدث أمام مؤتمر الاتحاد البرلماني الدولي، الذي شهد حضور خبراء يناقشون ظاهرة التضليل والأخبار المفبركة، وحرية التعبير، والإعلام، والمشاركة الاجتماعية، والخصوصية في العصر الرقمي.‬ ‫ —— • ‬
We are proud of Dr. Preslav Nakov, Professor, #QCRI, who spoke at the @ipu.parliament_official that saw experts discuss the phenomenon of disinformation and fake news, freedom of expression, media and social citizen engagement, and privacy in the digital era. 
#hbku #hbkugrad #education #educationcity #university #qatar #graduatestudies #graduatestudent #research #innovation #excellence #people #partners #knowledge #studentlife #highereducation #QF #EducationCity
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@HBKU3 days ago

Following #CLPP’s colloquium last year, the Association of Environmental Law Lecturers in Middle East and North Africa will host its 2nd conference on environmental law and climate change. Click on the link to learn more: https://t.co/8HmrAI8VcT https://t.co/hDeGm2O2ni

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@HBKU17 hours ago

اختتم مجلس الطلاب في كلية الدراسات الإسلامية مؤتمره البحثي السنوي، حيث أُتيحت للطلاب فرصة قيّمة لعرض إنجازاتهم الأكاديمية، والانخراط مع الجمهور، والتواصل مع طلاب من تخصصات أخرى مختلفة.
تأسست كلية الدراسات الإسلامية لتحقيق رسالتها بشأن تعزيز فهم أفضل للإسلام والمجتمعات الإسلامية في سياق هذه المنطقة وخارجها.
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The Student Council at #CIS successfully concluded its annual research conference, where students were given an opportunity to showcase their academic work as well as engage with audience and network with other students outside their field.
CIS was established to fulfill a mission of promoting a better understanding of Islam and Muslim communities in the context of this region and beyond. https://bit.ly/2DbrRaU 
#hbku #hbkugrad #education #educationcity #university #qatar #graduatestudies #graduatestudent #research #innovation #excellence #people #partners #knowledge #studentlife #highereducation #QF #EducationCity
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@HBKU4 days ago

بمناسبة اليوم العالمي لمرض باركنسون وبالتعاون مع مؤسسة حمد الطبية، نظم معهد قطر لبحوث الطب الحيوي محاضرة عامة قدَّمها د. غلام العادلي ود. عمر الأجنف. بالإضافة إلى فعالية توعوية بقطر مول، نُظمت بالتعاون مع مؤسسة إحسان، وشهدت مشاركة مجتمعية كبيرة. •

#QBRI marked World Parkinson’s Day with a lecture by Dr. Gholam Adeli from HMC and Dr. Omar El-Agnaf, Executive Director, QBRI; and a public awareness event at Mall of Qatar in collaboration with Ehsan that saw a great turnout and community involvement.

#hbku #hbkugrad #education #educationcity #university #qatar #graduatestudies #graduatestudent #research #innovation #excellence #people #partners #knowledge #studentlife #highereducation #QF #EducationCity#parkinsonsawarenessmonth
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@HBKU4 days ago

Following #CLPP’s colloquium last year, the Association of Environmental Law Lecturers in Middle East and North Africa will host its 2nd conference on environmental law and climate change. Click the link to register your attendance, and to learn more. https://t.co/8HmrAI8VcT https://t.co/xhnugSoNcR

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@HBKU22 hours ago