KFAS News

KFAS hosts its 2018 awards ceremony under the patronage of His Highness the Amir

December 11, 2018

Under the patronage and attendance of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS) hosted today its annual awards ceremony, in addition to the Al-Sumait Prize for African Development.

CERN Summer Student Program

December 03, 2018

The Summer Student Programme is more than summer work. It's the chance to join CERN in Geneva - getting involved in the day-to-day work of our multicultural teams.

Call for Research Proposals 2019

November 25, 2018

KFAS announces the First Cycle of 2019 for submission of applications seeking funding of research proposals.

KFAS announces winners of 2018 prizes

November 25, 2018

KFAS is pleased to announce the list of winners of the foundation's 2018 prizes; the Kuwait Prize for Kuwaiti and Arab researchers, Scientific Production Prize for Kuwaiti scientists and Al-Nouri Prize for the best PhD thesis in Education in the Arab world.

3 Joint Winners of one million USD 2018 Al Sumait Prize for Health Announced

November 21, 2018

Three joint winners of the 2018 cycle of Al Sumait Prize for African Development in the field of Health have been endorsed by the award’s Board of Trustees, in recognition of their exemplary work in health improvement in the African continent.

KFAS’s forward-looking symposium on Artificial Intelligence kicks off at Kuwait University

November 20, 2018

Sheikha Aida Salem: The symposium realizes H.H the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s vision to transform Kuwait into a financial, commercial and technological hub.

International Teacher Program at CERN Applications Open

November 20, 2018

KFAS will sponsor a single applicant to the International Teacher Program at CERN upon acceptance. Apply now.

Kuwait Academic Collaborations - Call for Proposals Call for Proposals for Funding 2019/20

November 18, 2018

The Kuwait Programme, LSE Middle East Centre, invites applications for academic collaborative research projects in social, political, and economic sciences between researchers at LSE and at universities and research institutions in Kuwait.

M. Amin Arnaout, HMS professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, was selected to receive the 2018 Homer W. Smith Award

October 22, 2018

Arnaout discovered a class of cell adhesion molecules on leukocytes, now known as leukocyte β2 integrins, whose inherited deficiency causes life threatening bacterial infections.

KFAS to host a multidisciplinary conference on sustainable building in March 2019

October 22, 2018

KFAS and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are excited to host the multidisciplinary Gulf Conference on Sustainable Built Environment.

KFAS Chief Receives Int’l Award for His Distinguished Record of Global Service

October 21, 2018

Director General of KFAS, Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin has been awarded Friday the 2017 Elise and Walter A. Haas International Award.

KFAS hosts symposium on the application of blockchain technology

October 07, 2018

Stemming from KFAS’s strategic vision to encourage science, technology and innovation in Kuwait, the symposium was held to increase awareness and educate the community about this emerging technology and how it can be applied in Kuwait by showcasing some real examples from within Kuwait.

KFAS holds seminar on thermal energy storage

September 19, 2018

A symposium on Thermal Energy Storage - Sources and Applications was held on Tuesday, September 18, by KFAS.

KFAS has historic partnership with UNESCO

September 17, 2018

Cooperation between KFAS and UNESCO dates back to 1980s, Amani Al-Baddah, Deputy Director General of KFAS, told KUNA on Wednesday on the sidelines of here participation in UNESCO's first Partners' Forum which kicked off in Paris Tuesday.

Kuwaiti institutions join forces with U.S. State Dept. to launch GLOBE program

August 28, 2018

Several Kuwaiti institutions joined forces with the U.S. State Department to launch the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program