Recent News

Important announcement

In view of the recent illegal posts on the Facebook page of the City, we became aware of false information that is being circulated around regarding our professional procedures. The City follows a strict and transparent system of policies and procedures that is fully approved by the government. As the National Project, the City will take swift and prompt legal action against any person disseminating such false information with the aim of jeopardizing the image of the City and that of Egypt

Dr. Nicola De Filippis presents the latest results about Higgs searches

A year after the discovery of the Higgs boson, Dr. Nicola De Filippis, Assistant professor at The National Institute for Nuclear Physics - INFN (Italy), presented the latest results from the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) and A Toroidal LHC Apparatus (ATLAS) experiments during his lecture titled ‘The latest results about Higgs searches’. The lecture took place at Center of Theoretical Physics, Zewail City of Science and Technology, on Wednesday 31 July 2013

Dr. Shaaban Khalil represents Zewail City in Invisibles 13 Workshop

Dr. Shaaban Khalil, Director of Center for Theoretical Physics (CTP), Will give a talk titled “Neutrino Masses from TeV Scale” on Wednesday 17 July 2013, during Invisibles 13 workshop. The workshop is taking place in Durham University, UK, from 15 to 19 July 2013.

Professor Iasellis’ journey back into time

Giuseppe Iaselli, a visiting professor at the Center for Theoretical Physics (CTP) at Zewail City of Science and Technology, delivered a seminar on Wednesday, 12 June titled: LHC-CMS project at CERN.

He discussed the role, future and challenges facing the Large Hydron Collider (LHC) and Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) Experiment at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).

Dr. Shaaban Khalil publishes new study in top journal

Dr. Shaaban Khalil, Director of the Center for Theoretical Physics, along with a team of researchers from Egypt and the UK, have published a research paper titled “Right-handed sneutrino-antisneutrino oscillations in a TeV scale Supersymmetric B-L model” in Physical Review D.

Zewail City research study highlighted in Nature Middle East

A new study published in Molecular Nutrition and Food Research by Dr. Sameh Ali, Director of the Center for Aging and Associated Diseases, has been highlighted by Nature Middle East (NME).

Dr. Sameh Ali published a study in a high impact journal

Dr. Sameh Ali, Director of the Center for Aging and Associated Diseases at Zewail City of Science and Technology, published a study titled “Mitochondria/membrane interactions in cellular response to stress” in the Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB Journal).

Zewail City to open the first research lab of its kind in Africa and Middle East

Zewail City of Science and Technology is currently establishing a research laboratory for studies that focus on the role of cell metabolism and mitochondrial function in the pathogenesis of human diseases, said Dr. Sameh Ali, Director of the Center for Aging and Associated Diseases. During a lecture delivered at Mansoura University’s Urology and Nephrology Center, Ali said the lab, which is expected to be completed within the coming two months, will be the first of its kind in Africa and the Middle East

Dr. Nagwa El-Badri receives STDF contract for Stem Cell Research Center

Dr. Nagwa El-Badri, Chair of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Science and Technology, received the Science and Technology Development Fund Grant for Centers of Scientific Excellence (STDF-CSE) in a ceremony held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Cairo on Thursday, 23 May. The 10 million EGP grant will go to establishing a Center of Excellence for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine at Zewail City of Science and Technology. The award also provides for a cord blood and tissue bank facility to be established at collaborating institute, Assiut University.

Dr. Sameh Ali to deliver lecture at Cairo University’s Science Day

Dr. Sameh Ali, director of the Center for Aging and Associated Diseases (CAAD), was invited to deliver a lecture on Wednesday, 17 April, at Cairo University’s Science Day titled “Research: Towards a better Future!”. The event was organized by the university’s Faculty of Physical Therapy, with the aim of increasing students and faculty awareness and understanding of the importance of research to clinicians.

Dr. Sameh Ali to give talk at international meeting

Dr. Sameh Ali, director of Zewail City’s Center for Aging and Associated Diseases, has been invited to deliver a talk at Experimental Biology (EB) 2013, scheduled to be held from 20- 24 April in Boston, USA. EB is the world's largest meeting of scientists and researchers in the fields of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, nutrition, and pharmacology. The meeting will include over 20,000 attendees.

Zewail City hosts First Annual Biomedical Sciences Symposium

Zewail City of Science and Technology will be hosting the First Annual Biomedical Sciences Symposium in cooperation with Al-Razi Society for Self Development (ASSD) on 1-2 April 2013. The symposium will be held at the City’s Campus in Sheikh Zayed District, 6th of October City.

Zewail City Now Accepting Online Invention Submissions

Zewail City of Science and Technology is proud to announce that we will now begin receiving your inventions and ideas through our new section “Inventions Gate”.

STDF awards LE 10 M grant to Zewail City of Science and Technology

Dr. Nagwa El-Badri, the Chair of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Science and technology, successfully secured a grant of LE10 million from STDF (the Science and Technology Development Fund) to establish a Center of Excellence for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine at Zewail City.. The center will provide state of the art equipment and facilities to train students and young scientist in the field of stem cell research. The award also provides for a cord blood and tissue bank facility to be established at collaborating institute, Assiut University

Zewail City, heads of Egyptian universities meet to discuss collaboration

Zewail City of Science and Technology hosted a meeting on 20 March, with a number of heads, deputy heads, deans and representatives of various public and private Egyptian universities to discuss potential scientific collaboration.