ZHO enters into cooperation deal with Russia’s Ural Federal University

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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ZHO signs Mou with Ural Federal University
Officials during the signing ceremony | Courtesy: WAM

Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination (ZHO) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ural Federal University – Russia (UrFU), in order to cooperate in the artificial intelligence (AI) areas.

Further, the MoU intends to collaborate in designing educational programs as well as smart applications, and the exchange of academic materials, publications, and other scientific information.

The MoU also stipulates cooperation in shared research projects, educational cooperation in master’s programs, and additional education to train specialists in the field of psychology, tailored to ZHO’s needs.

“ZHO-UrFU’s areas of cooperation include the agreed-upon educational and academic exchanges, as well as cooperation in training champions for Olympic games so that the Russian team is hosted to transfer experience and vice versa, cooperation in designing educational programs and smart applications, and organization of seminars, conferences, and exhibitions,” as per the statement.

Mr. Abdullah Abdul Ali Al Humaidan, Secretary-General of ZHO, said that “this cooperation is geared towards benefiting from UrFU’s great experiences in our work for the benefit of our affiliates by investing in the AI’s global technological breakthrough, and establishing psychological and neurological diagnostic laboratories at ZHO.”

Further, Mr. Al Humaidan hailed this strategic partnership with UrFU, one of the prestigious international academic entities the most important leading universities in Russia at the level of expertise, scientific research, and mechanisms of diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation for people of determination.

“ZHO believes in the inevitable joint fruitful international cooperation which serves the common interest and goals. We strive for cooperation with international institutions and bodies and distinguished scientific institutions in the area of welfare and rehabilitation of the people of determination,” Mr. Al Humaidan added.

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