Previous Sessions: Dr. Nidhal Guessoum

Dr. Nidhal Guessoum
Astrophysicist, American University of Sharjah, UAE

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KNOW | Culture of Science in the Muslim World
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Dr. Nidhal discussed the concepts of “scientific literacy” and “culture of science” along with their importance in today’s world. He also reviewed the main factors and activities that influence these two issues, positively or negatively: economics, socio-political situation, education (quality and content), media, religion, etc. Concluding the session with a few recommendations for the development and dissemination of the culture of science in the Arab-Muslim world.

*This session was presented in both English and Arabic.