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Participation of Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat at the GRM 2016 Held at Cambridge University, UK

posted 18 Oct 2016, 04:11 by UCB Admin   [ updated 20 Oct 2016, 09:36 ]
Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat, Head of Business Administration and Humanities Department, University College of Bahrain, presented his co-authored research paper (with Dr. Ahmad Rafiki and Sh. Maryam H. Al-Khalifa) at the 7th Gulf Research Meeting (GRM) 2016 held at Cambridge University, UK. The paper is among the few papers selected for presentation at workshop 4 of the GRM 2016 which entitles "The Adoption of Social Media in the Public Sector of Kingdom of Bahrain: An Effective Communication Channel to Promote Sustainable Development Goals".


Dr. Hidayat's presentation was well appreciated by the workshop's co-directors, discussant and participants. There was an interactive discussion during the presentation. The co-directors, Dr. Elie Azar and Dr. Mohammed Abdulraouf said Dr. Hidayat's paper proves through scientific way how social media can be used to help the government in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals as framed by the United Nations. Dr. Hidayat said that his second participation at the GRM (previously was in the GRM 2012) has shown UCB's commitment towards research. He continuously thanks UCB's founder and Chairman of Board of Trustee His Excellency Shaikh Dr. Khalid M. Al-Khalifa for his invaluable support to the research activities at UCB.