Research Projects

The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) brings together excellent Arab and German scholars to face shared challenges and develop solutions through research cooperation.

Tandem Project

Combining Nanomedicine and AI for Fighting Cancer

Nanomedicine holds great potential to support and improve existing therapies against cancer. To accelerate the process of finding the optimal parameters, this project combines nanomedicine with artificial intelligence algorithms.

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Publication Project

Social Robots – Our Companions of the Future?

Out now! The new science comic on social robots has just been released. What are the current technological advances in the field of artificial intelligence? How do these affect health, education, and the labour market? Learn more about these questions and solve a thrilling crime story!

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Alumni Project

Comparing Arab Media Systems

A systematic overview of Arab media systems has been lacking for a long time. This text book fills the gap by giving insights and scientifically analyzing Arab media systems.

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Meet our members

Laith Al-Shawaf

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Department of Psychology

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Shadi Albarqouni

Technical Sciences
Technical University Munich & ETH Zurich

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Shahd Alshammari

Gulf University for Science and Technology

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Lilia Makhloufi

Architecture and Urbanism
Ecole Polytechnique d’Architecture et d’Urbanisme (EPAU)

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'AGYA goes viral'

Welcome to the podcast ‘AGYA goes viral’! We here at the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) invite you to join us as we explore the diverse implications of COVID-19 for science and society at large. In each episode, Arab and German AGYA members and alumni from different scientific disciplines come together to discuss research on and amidst the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Key Activities

Exhibition in Abu Dhabi ‘From Cinderella to Sindbad: German and Arab Timeless Tales’

The exhibition is dedicated to the rich shared cultural heritage of narrative traditions from ancient Egypt, the Arab world, and Germany.

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AGYA Connects Excellence in Research

How can we preserve cultural artifacts? How do young academics in Arab countries and Germany think about social robots in health care and domestic work? Find out more about the academy and the interdisciplinary collaborative research projects of the AGYA members!

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