KFAS News

The Duke Science Policy Summer Institute provides a transformative introduction to science policy for students, postdocs, and researchers

February 19, 2018

As a part of its efforts to build human capacity in scientific media and communications with the goal of strengthening the role of science in public policy, KFAS is funding Kuwaiti students that have been accepted at Duke University to enrol in the SciPol Summer Institute program.

Siemens ,Kuwait Foundation for Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and Sabah Al Ahmad Center for Giftedness and Creativity (SACGC) sign landmark MoU

February 14, 2018

Further expanding its knowledge-sharing commitment to the State of Kuwait, Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and Sabah Al Ahmad Centre for Giftedness and Creativity (SACGC).

KFAS commences the call for nominations for 2018 Kuwait Prize in four fields

January 31, 2018

KFAS is now accepting nominations from universities, scientific and research institutions and individuals – in Kuwait and abroad – for the 2018 cycle of the Kuwait Prize

KFAS, SCPD lay cornerstone of national policy on innovation

January 30, 2018

KFAS and the Supreme Council for Planning and Development (SCPD) laid last week the stepping stone to conducting a study on Kuwait’s national innovation policy, in cooperation with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development Announces Opening of Nominations in Health Category for 2018

January 17, 2018

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development today called for nominations for its 2018 award in the Health category. Nominations for the prize need to be received by Al-Sumait’s Prize office no later than June 30, 2018.

KFAS Training Calendar 2018

January 17, 2018

Welcome to the 2018 KFAS Learning Calendar for the Private Sector. We are offering a range of learning opportunities both locally and abroad in collaboration with our international network of academic institutions.

KFAS Announces Companies Participating in its Innovation Challenge 2018

January 14, 2018

In collaboration with UCLA and with the participation of teams from 10 private Kuwaiti companies, KFAS launched on Wednesday the Innovation Challenge 2018, a unique program designed to develop the human capital within the private sector.

KFAS-LSE present outcomes of research on different types of urban development in Kuwait

December 26, 2017

LSE Cities Research Team presented the final outcomes of the Resource Urbanisms Project, a two-year research project co-funded by KFAS

The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) Holds its 2017 Prize Ceremony

December 18, 2017

With the attendance of H.H. the Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on behalf of the patron of the ceremony H.H. Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Foundation held on Wednesday its annual event to honor Kuwaiti and Arab scholars.

Winners of the 2017 Kuwait Prize Inspire Students and Faculty at Kuwait University

December 11, 2017

On December 11th, students and faculty at different colleges within Kuwait University, gathered to hear the talks of prominent Arab scientists, who had recently been named the 2017 laureates of the Kuwait Prize.

The laureate of the US$1million 2017 cycle of the Al-Sumait Prize in the field of Education has been announced following its Board of Trustees meeting in Kuwait City

November 27, 2017

Laureate for the 2017 cycle of Al-Sumait Prize for African Development in the field of Education has been endorsed by the Prize’s Board of Trustees for its exemplary work in Education development in Africa.

KFAS Links Speaker Series Launches With Distinguished Keynote Speakers Focusing On Innovation

November 22, 2017

As part of its continued efforts to promote and advocate science, technology and innovation (STI) towards a sustainable Kuwait, The Foundation launched KFAS Links, a speaker series that brings distinguished experts from various sectors from around the world to inspire, motivate and guide.

KFAS Showcases Latest Translated Books, Holds Engaging Activities with Kids

November 20, 2017

From books to activities, KFAS attracted footsteps of enthusiastic and curious visitors to partake in the fun of science, reading and learning.

CALL FOR RESEARCH PROPOSALS for 2018

November 19, 2017

CALL FOR RESEARCH PROPOSALS for 2018

The “Our Seas: Theories, Data and Policies” Symposium highlights the importance of human intervention in saving the environment and in mitigating rising sea levels.

November 18, 2017

The Symposium, hosted by (KFAS) and held under the auspices of the Director General of the Environment Public Authority.