January 2021 Webinar

Thank you! With your help our first ever webinar in January 2021 was a success. We are £15,000 away from reaching our target for all 3 events!

Short clip from our January webinar

We still need your help raising funds for our programmes in the West Bank and Gaza. Please donate if you can.

For more information about our line up:

Jim Al-Khalili

Professor Jim Al-Khalili OBE FRS is a physicist, author and broadcaster and one of the best-known science communicators in the world. He has written many books on popular science and the history of science, translated into over 26 languages, including Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science, which was shortlisted for the Warwick Book Prize. He is a regular presenter of TV science documentaries that have been shown around the world, such as the BAFTA nominated Chemistry: A Volatile History and Science and Islam. 

For the past ten years he has presented the popular BBC Radio 4 programme, The Life Scientific.  Jim is a past president of the British Science Association, trustee of the Institute of Physics and member of the judging panel of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering. He is a recipient of the Royal Society Faraday medal and Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar medal, the Institute of Physics Kelvin medal and the Stephen Hawking medal. 

Hani Abdeen

Professor Hani Abdeen is the Dean of Al-Quds Medical School in Jerusalem, Palestine. He qualified from Southampton University in 1979 and specialised in internal medicine and pulmonary diseases in hospitals in Wessex. Professor Abdeen was Palestinian Minister of Health between 2011 and 2013. He is Head of Internal Medicine Specialty Committee at the Palestinian Medical Council and member of of the PMC Higher council. His main interest is in medical education and development of the Palestinian health sector.

Professor Hani Abdeen spoke about FQMS funded programmes and the high standard of Al Quds medical graduates and was available for the Q&A.

Ambassador Husam Said Zomlot is a Palestinian diplomat, academic and economist. He was appointed Head of the Palestinian Mission to the United Kingdom in October 2018. Before coming to the UK, he served as head of the PLO mission to the United States that was closed by the President Donald Trump’s administration.

Dr Majd Dabbour (recent graduate from Al Quds) joined us to talk about her experience study medicine and was available for the Q&A.

Dr Haya Tahboub (recent graduate from Al Quds) joined us to talk about her experience study medicine and was available for the Q&A.

Here is the full recording of our January webinar:

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