In August 2020 KU launched the Community Webinar Series, a string of educational webinars designed to teach and inform the general public about a variety of beneficial topics, ranging from lessons on the coronavirus to lessons on how to better understand your personality, build leadership skills, create a sustainable lifestyle, and many more.

The series is targeted towards everyone – from high school and university students, to parents, professionals and anyone in between who is interested in broadening their skillset and knowledge. The seminars were offered free of charge to the local and international community of learners as an extension of our active commitment to exchanging knowledge and resources in the spirit of collaboration to promote a happier, more engaged community, and a more sustainable world.


Summer 2021

August 25, 2021 02:00 PM
Energy
Is it possible to charge an electric car wirelessly?

Dr. Jamal Alsawalhi introduces us to the concept of wireless power transfer and how it can be used to change our lives in an age of electric vehicles. 

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August 30, 2021 02:00 PM
Wellbeing
How can I stop procrastinating?

Dr. Sami Mejri explains why we procrastinate and offers his top tips for reducing procrastination.

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September 01, 2021 02:00 PM
Oil & Gas
Why should I study petroleum sciences?

MSc student Ahmed AlZaabi details the wide range petroleum sciences and explains why it’s important to keep researching oil and gas. 

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September 06, 2021 02:00 PM
Covid-19
What’s the big deal about epidemiology?

Dr. Juan Acuna explains exactly why epidemiology is so important, especially in a global pandemic, and how it impacts every part of our lives.

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September 07, 2021 02:00 PM
Entrepreneurship
What makes a start-up successful?

Syed Tariq details the importance of team dynamics for a successful start-up journey.

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September 08, 2021 02:00 PM
Covid-19
How has Covid-19 affected the world economy?

Dr. Ali Khraibi explains the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on economies and industries worldwide.

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September 13, 2021 02:00 PM
Entrepreneurship
Can anybody be creative?

Jean-Luc Scherer explains how to take a systematic approach to creativity and the innovation process.

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September 14, 2021 02:00 PM
Wellbeing
Why am I feeling anxious?

Dr. Herbert Jelinek offers general strategies to reduce anxiety in our daily lives.

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September 15, 2021 02:00 PM
Entrepreneurship
What is an exponential organization?

Jean-Luc Scherer introduces exponential technologies, organizations and platform business models.

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September 20, 2021 02:00 PM
Advanced Materials
What is transmission electron microscopy?

Dr. Dalaver Anjum takes a close look at nanoparticles with this extraordinary technology.

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September 26, 2021 02:00 PM
Covid-19
What can we do to stop the spread of Covid-19?

Dr. Pierre Zalloua explains the importance of vaccinations and why keeping our distance and wearing facemasks is still crucial in the fight against Covid-19.

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Summer 2020

 
Wellbeing
Educating the whole student

Educating the whole student by Dr. Asli Hassan

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AI & Robotics
Drones: Safe and Secure Operation

Drones: Safe and Secure Operation by Dr. Abdulhadi Shoufan

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Water & Environment
Soil salinization: An hydrological perspective

Soil salinization: An hydrological perspective by Dr. Annalisa Molini

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Energy
Electric Transportation/Electric Vehicles

Electric Transportation/Electric Vehicles by Dr. Balanthi Beig

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Covid-19
Biofeedback, Mindfulness and Resilience in the Era of Covid-19

Biofeedback, Mindfulness and Resilience in the Era of Covid-19 by Dr. Herbert Jelinek

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Energy
Technologies Leading to Sustainable Energy Transition

Technologies Leading to Sustainable Energy Transition by Dr. Samuel Mao

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Wellbeing
‘Exercise Snacks’ for a Healthier You

 ‘Exercise Snacks’ for a Healthier You by Kim Thompson

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Mathematics
The Impact of the Mathematical Sciences in Modern Society

The Impact of the Mathematical Sciences in Modern Society by Dr. Jorge Zubelli

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Energy
Photonics: Controlling the Flow of Light

Photonics: controlling the flow of light by Dr. Jaime Viegas

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Civil Infrastructure
Sustainable solutions for the road infrastructure in Abu Dhabi

Sustainable solutions for the road infrastructure in Abu Dhabi by Dr. Michele Lanotte

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Entrepreneurship
Factors that are Driving Innovation

External factors that are driving Innovation in both Public and Private Sectors by Dr. Toufic Mezher

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Wellbeing
How to Write a CV

Curriculum Vitae Workshop by Joe Lahoud

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Educating the whole student

Educating the whole student by Dr. Asli Hassan

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Drones: Safe and Secure Operation

Drones: Safe and Secure Operation by Dr. Abdulhadi Shoufan

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Soil salinization: An hydrological perspective

Soil salinization: An hydrological perspective by Dr. Annalisa Molini

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Electric Transportation/Electric Vehicles

Electric Transportation/Electric Vehicles by Dr. Balanthi Beig

Watch Now
 
Biofeedback, Mindfulness and Resilience in the Era of Covid-19

Biofeedback, Mindfulness and Resilience in the Era of Covid-19 by Dr. Herbert Jelinek

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Technologies Leading to Sustainable Energy Transition

Technologies Leading to Sustainable Energy Transition by Dr. Samuel Mao

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‘Exercise Snacks’ for a Healthier You

 ‘Exercise Snacks’ for a Healthier You by Kim Thompson

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The Impact of the Mathematical Sciences in Modern Society

The Impact of the Mathematical Sciences in Modern Society by Dr. Jorge Zubelli

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Photonics: Controlling the Flow of Light

Photonics: controlling the flow of light by Dr. Jaime Viegas

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Sustainable solutions for the road infrastructure in Abu Dhabi

Sustainable solutions for the road infrastructure in Abu Dhabi by Dr. Michele Lanotte

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Factors that are Driving Innovation

External factors that are driving Innovation in both Public and Private Sectors by Dr. Toufic Mezher

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How to Write a CV

Curriculum Vitae Workshop by Joe Lahoud

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Competencies in Medicine and Biotechnology for Abu Dhabi & the UAE 

Developing Competencies in Medicine and Biotechnology for Abu Dhabi & the UAE by Dr. Habiba Alsafar

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A Sustainable, Long-Term, Effective Lifestyle

Create a Sustainable, Long-Term, Effective Lifestyle by Abdus Sabur Muhammad

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Positive Teamwork

Combine Strengths of People Through Positive Teamwork by Abdus Sabur Muhammad

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Using MBTI to learn about yourself and others

Using MBTI to learn about yourself and others by Kholoud Ribhi Elayyan

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