A podcast to explain the important research taking place at Khalifa University through an entirely auditory medium. KU Radio Science offers a different way to connect with our community and stakeholders and communicate relevant information about KU research, which is particularly effective for those who prefer listening to reading.


The Future of Space Exploration with Dr. Ramy

Dr. Mohamed Ramy El-Maarry discusses The Future of Space Exploration and sheds light on the biggest questions: Is there life on Mars? Could the moons of Jupiter be hiding microbes? What would an alien civilization see if they looked at Earth?

Organic Bioelectronics for In Vitro Systems with Dr. Babis Pitsalidis

Organic bioelectronics sound super sci-fi, but they’re the key to understanding the interface between electronic materials and biology

Modeling Li-Air Batteries to Optimize their Performance for Powering Electric Vehicles with Dr. Ahmed Al Hajaj

Combining the oxygen in the air with the lithium in a battery cell could create batteries with more than five times the energy than those currently powering all our electronics…

Breathing for Covid Detection with Dr. Ahsan Khandoker & Mohanad Alkhodari

The sound of a person’s breathing, cough or even their voice could all be used to help diagnose patients with Covid-19…

Microbiome and Diseases with Dr. Mohammad Al Bataineh

Dr. Mohammad Al Bataineh researches the human microbiome and how it interacts with health and disease…

Bioartificial Organs with Dr. Peter Corridon

Dr. Peter Corridon has been working on bioengineered scaffolds made from ‘decellularized’ tissue segments…

An Internship to Help Save the World with Dr. Habiba AlSafar and Mohamed Almarei

There are plenty of opportunities for internships at Khalifa University every year, and the Center for Biotechnology has proved particularly popular during these unprecedented times…

Making Clean Energy from Noxious Waste with Dr. Habeebllah Olidapo

Imagine being able to use noxious Hydrogen sulphide (H2S), a waste material widely found in the UAE oil and gas industry, to generate energy in a clean, sustainable way…

The Anti-Locust Campaigns of World War II

The size and weight of a paper clip, a single locust hardly appears capable of the devastation and destruction associated with it…

Dust Activity in the Middle East with Dr. Diana Francis

Dust events can be catastrophic and while much is known about their impact, it’s often harder to pin down why they occurred in the first place…

Khalifa University Responding to Covid-19 with Emergency Ventilators

A multi-disciplinary team in the UAE has developed an affordable, simple, and easy-to-manufacture ventilator prototype…