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Thursday, October 19, 2023
Dr. Hussein Al-Ahmad, Professor of Media and Communication at the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Lights Break through Deep Darkness

The new model, “The Bargaining Power,” comes as a scientific contribution to the four theoretical models available through the efforts of media and communication scholars to explain media influences and their role in shaping the various features of human society, which are: the “Manufacturing Consent” model by Noam Chomsky and Samuel Herman (Chomsky & Herman 1988a).

Thursday, September 28, 2023
A Malaysian High Ranking University Honors the Lecturer at AAUP Dr. Mujahed Zayed as One of the Top Five International Ph.D Researchers

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) chose Dr. Mujahed Zayed, a lecturer at the Language Center of the Arab American University, among the top five Ph.D graduates who have presented many research papers and published in peer-reviewed, reputable journals.

Dr. Zayed was selected based on evaluating Ph.D theses, producing research papers, and publication in peer-reviewed, Scopus-indexed journals in addition to university contributions and community leadership.

Thursday, September 7, 2023
An AAUP Research Team Participates in the International Information Technology Conference Entitled “Cybersecurity Challenges for Sustainable Cities”

A research team from the Arab American University participated in the 2023 International Conference on Information Technology, which was held in its eleventh edition at Al-Zaytoonah University in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

During the conference, master’s students and researchers from the Department of Natural, Engineering, and Technological Sciences at the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the Arab American University presented research papers in the fields of data science and cybersecurity. Recently, all accepted papers were listed in the IEEE Xplore digital library. The research papers are entitled as follows:

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
AAUP Wins Dr. Rashmawi's Award for the Best Research at the Laboratory Medicine Conference

The scientific research team of the Arab American University, including Prof. Dr. Amer Al-Jawabra and Dr. Kamal Al-Damidi, won the Dr. Atallah Rashmawi Award for the best scientific research with the article entitled "Genetic Changes in Leishmaniasis in Palestine", with the participation of another research team from Al-Quds University including Dr. Suhair Iriqat, Dr. Abdul Majeed Nasser, and instructor Hanan Jawabra.

The result was announced during the twelfth international Palestinian conference, which was previously held in the city of Ramallah, under the auspices of the President of the State of Palestine, President Mahmoud Abbas "Abu Mazen", and in the presence of the Prime Minister and Minister of Health, and more than 2,000 researchers as well as local and international personalities.

Thursday, July 27, 2023

Since its inception, the Arab American University has been sponsoring and developing scientific research. The Arab American University offers three research awards each year to encourage researchers, whether they are faculty members or students. The scientific research awards are:

The winners of the scientific research awards for 2023


First: The Arab American University Award for Excellence in Scientific Research


Monday, July 10, 2023
Two AAUP Researchers from the Faculty of Medicine Receive an Award for the Best Master's Research in Anatomy in the United Kingdom

The two researchers, Dr. Othman Al Daher and Dr. Asaad Rabie, from the Department of Anatomy and Embryology at the Faculty of Medicine at the Arab American University, received the best research award from the University of Dundee in the United Kingdom, as their research papers were classified as the best thesis for a master's degree in anatomy.

Othman and Asaad are two physicians who hold master’s degrees from the CAHID Center for Anatomy, which is highly ranked in anatomy in the United Kingdom. They are currently working as lecturers at the Faculty of Medicine at the Arab American University, and they were recently rewarded by the University of Dundee on the occasion of their merit for the best thesis for obtaining a master’s degree in anatomy.

Tuesday, June 20, 2023
AAUP Honors Distinguished Researchers and Faculty Members Who Received Academic Promotions

The founder Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Arab American University, Dr. Yousef Asfour, the University President, Prof. Dr. Ali Zedan Abu Zuhri, and the Dean of Scientific Research, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Awad, honored the distinguished researchers who published research papers in reputable scientific journals within the Scopus and Clarivate indexing.In addition, the teaching staff who have received academic promotions for the titles of professor and associate professor were honored.

This took place in a ceremony, under the auspices of the Founder Chairman of the University Board of Directors, Dr. Yousef Asfour, organized by the Deanship of Scientific Research at the University Campus in Jenin, with the presence of the University Vice-Presidents, assistants, deans of faculties, heads of departments, directors of administrative offices, and members of the academic and administrative staff.

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
An AAUP Researcher at the Faculty of Graduate Studies Develops A Specialized Criminal Investigation System for Apple Watch

The researcher Mohammad Dawood, an M.A student in Cybercrimes and Digital Evidence Analysis program at the Arab American University in Ramallah, developed a specialized system in criminal investigation for Apple Watch by establishing a criminal digital investigation matrix.

The researcher Dawood explained that the system, which he developed, helps investigators deal with Apple Watch by collecting digital evidence quickly. This, according to the researcher, contributes to uncovering the details of crimes, and succeeds in producing reliable reports from the Watch before the legal authorities.

He added that the subject of his M.A thesis is novel as it provides an integrated matrix specialized in dealing with Apple Watch at crime scenes.

Monday, February 27, 2023
AAUP Concludes a Cooperation Agreement with Premier Hospital for Specialized Surgery to Train Medical Students

The Arab American University in Ramallah and Premier Hospital for Specialized Surgery concluded a cooperation agreement in the field of training human medicine students, exchanging experiences in many medical fields, and conducting joint scientific research.

The agreement was signed by Prof. Dr. Ali Zedan Abu Zuhri, President of the University, and Mr. Jad Al-Taweel, Deputy Director General, representing the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hospital, Dr. Jiab Al-Taweel. The conclusion of the agreement was attended by Vice President for Medical Faculties Affairs, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Asia, Dean of the Faculty of Human Medicine, Dr. Malik Zaben, General Manager of the University Company, Mr. Faleh Abu Arra, Director of the Medical Center, Dr. Jumana Jaradat, Director of the University Laboratories, Mr.

Monday, February 20, 2023
A Team of AAUP Publishes a Research Article on Conducting Digital Forensic Analysis in WhatsApp

The student researcher Yaman Munthir Salim, Dr. Majdi Owda, and Dr. Amani Owda from the Natural, Engineering and Technological Sciences Department in the Faculty of Postgraduate Studies at the Arab American University published a research paper in the “International Journal of Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics”. The research paper is entitled

“An Experimental Approach for Locating WhatsApp Digital Forensics Artefacts on Windows 10 and the Cloud”.

The study aimed to conduct digital forensic analysis in the WhatsApp application, which is widely used by users legally sometimes and illegally at other times fields. It may also be used as a means of committing electronic crimes such as electronic espionage or data leakage and privacy penetration.

The research provides a guide for the digital investigator on how to deal with extracting important evidence from the WhatsApp application, which is valuable to help find suspects in cybercrimes.