To develop and fulfill the true potential of graduated students of Cihan University-Erbil, and to create a scientific competitive culture among university students, Cihan University-Erbil organized its fourth scientific conference for distinguished graduation projects of the students for the academic year 2020-2021.
In this scientific conference which was held on Thursday, April 6th, 2021, the Minister of Industry and Trade in Kurdistan Region Government, Mr. Kamal Muslim, Prof. Dr. Amjad S. Delawi, the president of Cihan University-Erbil, Prof. Dr. Nawzad Yahya Bajger, Chairman of Board of trustees of Cihan University Campuses, and Prof. Dr. Nadir Nanakali, the Board of trustees consultant, lecturers, supervisors, students, and Media Networks attended the Conference Hall of Cihan University-Erbil. The distinguished graduation projects of students from different departments, and the names of the students and their lecturers who supervised them were announced. These projects were nominated as outstanding graduation projects for academic year 2020-2021.
At the beginning of the conference, Prof. Dr. Nawzad Yahya Bajger Chairman of Board of trustees of Cihan University Campuses, welcomed the attendees and talked about the importance of doing scientific projects. He stated “developed societies and the governments reach their highest level by doing scientific research. So, we as board of trustees care passionately about the researches of lecturers and students as we define doing research as seeking knowledge. As a result, it should be taken as the responsibility of the government and the private sector to pay special attention to scientific researches and support researchers, lecturers and students.”
In another opening part of the conference, Prof. Dr. Amjad S. Delawi, the president of Cihan University-Erbil, presented his speech. He specifically mentioned the vision of the university about research projects. Dr. Amjad indicated that the presidency of the university organizes such conferences to develop the inner talent of students and promote competitive culture among students of different departments for the fourth time at Cihan University-Erbil. He stated that the graduation projects that are carried out by appropriate planning would be counted as the primary necessities of the university to evaluate the scientific level of the students from what they have learnt during their studies at university. The graduation projects are also considered indispensible to gain a Bachelor Degree in any fields of study.
‘To classify and designate top graduation projects’, Prof. Dr. Amjad said, ‘the scientific committee of each department evaluates the contents of projects.’ He also stated that “in this conference, top projects and the contributors will be chosen and announced as outstanding graduation projects of the academic year 2020-2021. This can be considered not only a mentally and scientifically significant achievement, but also a big honor for university to prepare and deliver such skillful learners and researchers for our society.”
At the end of his speech, Prof. Dr. Amjad S. Delawi mentioned that it would be a great pleasure to see the high level of our students and find that they can publish their researches in distinguished international journals which is considered a remarkable success for Cihan University-Erbil specifically and Kurdistan Region generally. ‘Therefore’, He said,’ in this scientific event, I appreciate the students, their lecturers and supervisors and the Head of the departments to get this level. He assured the attendees that this event would be an important part of student’s life and a springboard for more success in the future.
In another part of the conference, 6 different panels were organized for students to present their works. For this conference, 306 graduation projects from 16 departments had been assessed and eventually 52 top projects were chosen for the academic year 2020-2021.
The final program of the conference was dedicated to awarding certificates to the group of students and their supervisors.