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Spring 2012

Articles in EurOman Magazine Spring 2012:

  • by Prof. Dr. Ruud Schotting on Cracks-Sealing Bacteria and Multi-Usage Bamboo: download.
  • by Prof. Dr. Ruud Schotting on the Oman Water Challenge/Royal Wetskills 2012 including more information on the ‘Best Professor 2011 Prize’ that was awarded to Prof. Schotting by Utrecht University: download.
  • By Rio Praaning Prawira Adiningrat, Secretary and Treasurer of the SQAC Foundation and Secretary General of the PA International Foundation, on the Water Availability Management Study Sohar: download.
  • By Prof. Dr. Ruud Schotting on the Center of Excellence for Water Management and Technology:download.

26 January 2012

Bio-sealing and bamboo – CSR and fighting drought: presentation by Rio Praaning Prawira Adiningrat, Secretary and Treasurer of the SQAC Foundation and Secretary General of the PA International Foundation, and presentation by Prof. Dr. Ruud Schotting at the occasion of the Water Node 2012 / ECRAAL conference in Brussels.

May 2011

Press release on the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the PA International Foundation and the Chinese Institute for Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR) related to a project towards the mitigation of problems connected to prolonged periods of drought. The Sultan Qaboos Academic Chair for Quantitative Water Management is one of the project partners.

August 2010

Oman Revisited’, article by Prof. Dr. Ruud Schotting in EurOman Magazine Volume 18, Summer 2010

December 2009

A Scientist in Oman’, article by Prof. Dr. Ruud Schotting in EurOman Magazine Volume 17, Winter 2008-2009

2 March 2009

Prof. Dr. Ruud Schotting's Inaugural Lecture as Professor of the Sultan Qaboos Academic Chair for Quantitative Water Management (2 March 2009) can be downloaded here.

2 March 2009

On 2 March 2009 Sultan Qaboos Academic Chair Professor Dr. Ruud Schotting presented his Inaugural Lecture at Utrecht University. Preceding this event, a Sultan Qaboos Academic Chair seminar on 'Quantitative Water Management - Relevant Contributions to Society and Science' was organised in the Academiegebouw of Utrecht University. The following documents are available for downloading:

September 2008

Prof. Ruud Schotting gave his impressions of his first year as Sultan Qaboos Academic Chair Professor in the Fall 2008 EurOman Magazine. Download the full article here.

10 December 2007

Prof. Ruud Schotting and Dr. Ir. Bert-Rik de Zwart of the Utrecht University Faculty of Earth Sciences have been awarded a Technology Transfer Award by the Leverhulme Trust (UK) "for the outstanding contribution to Technology Transfer made by research theses completed at higher education institutions in the Netherlands". The prize involves an amount of 63,000 Euro to be spent on further research activities.

30 August 2007

Press release: Relationship Oman and The Netherlands grows stronger - Professor for Water Management appointed at Roosevelt Academy.

14 December 2005

Press release and article from the winter 2006 EurOman Magazine: Lecture by Dutch Prime Minister Dr. Jan Peter Balkenende at the occasion of the presentation of the Academic Chair for Water Management.