Graduate Studies

Thursday, June 3, 2021
Seminar about the Good Friday Agreement and the Peace Process in Ireland

The Faculty of Graduate Studies in Arab American University and among the Master in Conflict Resolution Program has organized a seminar about the Good Friday Agreement and the Peace Process in Northern Ireland. The seminar that was through Zoom hosted Professor Gary Mason- Lecturer at Emory University in Florida, and researcher at Maynooth University in Ireland.

Dr. Dalal Iriqat- the VP for International Relations held this online seminar that came as part of the course Comparative Studies in Negotiating Processes and Peace-building around the World, and focused on the Irish experiment in conflict resolution and peace process.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Researcher Ibrahim Sabbah from the Health Informatics Graduate Program in Arab American University defended his thesis that was supervised by Prof. Mohammad Awad and Dr. Shahinaz Najjar. In his thesis that was entitled “Clinical Characteristics of the Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in Palestine” Ibrahim used the (descriptive analytical approach using artificial intelligence methods), and he classified the COVID-19 patients in terms of risk, using statistical methods and artificial intelligence algorithms.

This study is the first of its kind in Palestine, and the third globally that used the artificial intelligence algorithms to predict future patient status and behavior, and this will in turn help in serving the medical sector in Palestine to prepare for what is coming, from the strategic planning to resources distribution to increasing the capacity of hospitals and health facilities according to the health status of patients and their medical needs.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Students of the Master in Data Science in AAUP Develop Models and Projects in Data Sciences that can be a Nucleus for Future Startups

Students of the Master in Data Sciences in Arab American University developed some research projects in different fields as part of their Data Analysis and Implementation course projects.

The first group of students leaded by Abdelrahman Salameh analyzed the public opinion poll data about the upcoming elections done by the Palestinian Center for Survey Studies managed by Dr. Khalil Shikaki.

Students appreciated the collaboration of the center with them as the center provided students with all the needed data about the orientations of the Palestinian community in the coming legislative and presidential elections.

The analysis concluded that the generation who did not participate in the previous elections will have the biggest role in the coming elections.


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