April 2006

A joint field course.

A joint visit to Protugal from UK: Dr F Gilbert, Dr C Barnard, Dr J Behnke, Dr T Reader, Dr M Eichhorn, AGunton + 30 undergraduates from Nottingham University  

Suez Canal: Dr S Zalat and 9 undergraduates: Peter Bekhet, Bassem Fathy, Mahmoud Ibrahim (Cairo Univ.), Mohamed Sherif, Yahia Zakaria Mohamed Basyouni (Suez Canal Univ.), Basma Sharaf (Alexandria Univ.) and Mona Seif (Saluga & Ghazal Protectorate)

Fund: British Council "Young Scientists" - funded Egyptians

March 2006

Discuss DNA bar-coding techniques, retrieve specimens, etc

A visit of Dr S Zalat & Dr S El-Akkad to London and Manchester, UK, 2 weeks.

Fund: British Council Link 

January 2006

 Chemical ecology of Asclepias

A visit of Dr S El-Banna to Rothamsted, UK, 1 month.

Fund: British Council Link 

October 2005

Finalize booklets for children

A visit of Dr M Reiss (London University) to Sinai, 10 days.

St Katherine Protectorate: Yoseria Abdel Rahman

Fund: British Council Link 

September 2005

A workshop on finding and results of OpWall field work

A workshop at the British Council, Cairo to prsent OpWall work, 1 day

OpWall participants, invited audience of academics, Bedouin, etc

Fund: British Council

June - July 2005

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A visit of Dr F Gilbert, Dr K Meakin (Leeds), R Guenther (California), Dr C Dietz (Tubingen, Germany), S McMello, 7 OpWall staff, 33 international undergraduates and 19 6th formers (Grange School, UK) to Sinai, 8 weeks.  

Suez Canal: Dr S Zalat, Dr S El-Banna, Dr M Musa, Dr A Abd El-Azim, Dr S El-Akkad (Ain Shams), 3 OpWall staff, 23 StKP rangers, 34 undergraduates, 10 Bedouin

Fund: British Council and OpWall

April 2005

Joint research on insect-plant interactions

A visit of Dr S El-Banna to Edinburgh, 2 weeks.  

Suez Canal: Dr D Shuker

Fund: British Council

April 2005

A joint field course

A joint visit to Protugal from UK: Dr F Gilbert, Dr C Barnard, Dr J Behnke, Dr T Reader, O Curno, A Higginson + 30 undergraduates from Nottingham University  

Suez Canal: Dr S Zalat, Dr F Semida, Dr M Musa, R El-Rayes, S Mohamed, I Abd el-Fattah, S Ahmed Abu E-Anein, R Moahmed, S Ali Shehata, N Hasanein

Fund: British Council "Young Scientists" to fund Egyptians

September 2004

International symposium on Species Interactions

International symopsium organised by the British Council and Egyptian British Biological Society (EBBSoc), 2 days

120 participants from 4 countries

Fund: British Council 

August - September 2004

Joint Field course

A visit of Dr F Gilbert, Dr J Behnke, Dr P Harris, Dr A Bajer (Warsaw), M Clarke, J Cowbum, J de Roij, S Franzen, V Hall, J Harrison, C Hill, S Jackson, S Jobling, T Newbold to Sinai, Egypt, 4 weeks 

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat, Dr F Semida, Dr N Hussein, S El-Banna, G Abd El-Ghani, M Abd El-Rahman, E Sayed, A El-Sayed, A Ali, I Mohamed & H El-Alqamy, M Taeima, A Hamada, Y Mohamed, T El-Qanawaty, M El-Haag (St Katherine Protectorate). 

Fund: British Council Link

August 2004

Environmental Education course on awareness of medicinal plant conservation; establishment of propagation run by children

A visit of Dr M Reiss (London University) to Sinai, 10 days.

St Katherine Protectorate: Yoseria Abdel Rahman

Fund: British Council Link  

July 2004

A Training course in field ecology and taxonomy

Duration : 3 days

Suez Canal: Dr S Zalat, Dr I Abdel Nabi, Dr F Semida, Dr M Mosaad, Dr S El-Banna, Heather Alden (Texas University, USA)

Fund: UNDP - GEF (SGP)

April 2004

 Joint field course

A joint visit to Protugal from UK: Dr F Gilbert, Dr C Barnard, Dr J Behnke, Dr T Reader, D Benham, A Higginson + 30undergraduates from Nottingham Univeristy  

Suez Canal: Dr S Zalat, Dr N Sherif, S Rashad (StKP), A Gheith, H Abd El-Menim, S El-Baz, E Mohamed, S Osami, J Saber, M Samir

Fund: British Council "Young Scientists" - funded Egyptians

March 2004 - 2006

 MPhil in molecular population ecology

A visit of Ehab Said to Sinai and Nottingham University, 2 years.

Fund: Chevening Scholarship

January 2004

Analysing data and Discussing initiating OpWall in Egypt

A visit of Dr S Zalat to Nottingham University, 8 days.

Fund: British Council Link 

January 2004

 Workshop on "Animal over-harvesting: consultants meeting"

One day workshop

Suez Canal: Dr S Zalat 20 Egyptian staff members

Fund: British Council & UNDP-GEF (SGP)

October 2003

Environmental Education

A visit of Dr M Reiss to Sinai, 1 week.

St Katherine Protectorate: Yousria M. Abdel Rahman

Fund: British Council Link 

October 2003

Workshop on "Animal over-harvesting: consultants meeting"

One day workshop

Suez Canal: Dr S Zalat 30 Egyptian staff members

Fund: British Council & UNDP - GEF (SGP)

October 2003

International Conference in Cairo University and visit to Sinai

A visit to  Cairo and Sinai from UK: Dr F Gilbert (Nottingham), Dr J Pickett (Rothamsted), Dr R Scott

(Aberden), T Pickett (Edinburgh), 1 week

Suez Canal: Dr S Zalat and 100 Egyptian staff members

Fund: British Council Link

August - September 2003

 Joint field course

A joint visit to Sinai from UK: Dr F Gilbert (Nottingham), Dr S Dunkin (Chester) + 10 undergraduates: E Mills, J Luxton, C Taylor, S Dale, C Hancock, F Flegg, G Taylor, D Marchant, C Caudwell, U Ferentzi

Suez Canal: Dr S Zalat, Dr F Semida, H Abd El-Menim, E Sayed  and 8 undergraduates: H Nageh, R Fouad, N Abu Fandud, D Farag, N Abdullah, M Ismail, A Mohamed, A Salama and S Rashad (St Katherine Protectorate)

Fund: British Council "Young Scientists"

April 2003

Joint field course

A joint visit to Protugal from UK: Dr F Gilbert, Dr C Barnard, Dr S Collins + 22 undergraduates from Nottingham Univeristy  

Suez Canal: Dr S Zalat, Dr F Semida, Dr S Imam and 8 undergraduates: A Housni, H Laban, H Nageh, D Farag, R Fouad, N Abu Fandud, M Ahmed.

Fund: British Council "Young Scientists" - funded Egyptians

November 2002

Environmental Education

A visit of Dr M Reiss to Sinai, 10 days. 

St Katherine Protectorate: Yoseria Mohamed

Fund: British Council Link

August - September 2002

 Joint field course

A visit of Dr S Collins, Dr S deKoort, J Gilbert (Cambridge), B Woodward, T Webborn, A Tate, A Hall, J Eales, S Woodcock, L Belton, J Griffin (Nottingham undergraduates), 3weeks.

Suez Canal: Dr S Zalat, Dr F Semida, E Sayed, L Mohi El-Din, S Ibrahim, A Housni, H Laban, T Rashed, H Abd El-Aziz, M Tawfiq, M Safi, N El-Said (Suez Canal undergraduates).

Fund: British Council Link 

July 2002

Discussion on computer-based learning

A visit of Dr S Zalat & Dr M El-Ashrey, 2 weeks.

Suez Canal: E Sayed & N Hussein, Haitham Zalat

Fund: British Council Link & Suez Canal University

July 2002

Research on mouse behaviour

A visit of Dr C Barnard to Sinai, 4 weeks.

Suez Canal: E Sayed & N Hussein, Haitham Zalat

Fund: leverhulme Trust

June 2002

Research on insect-plant relationship

A visit of Dr F Gilbert, R Newton to Sinai, 2 weeks. 

Suez Canal: Dr S Zalat

Fund: British Council Link

May 2002

Workshop on "Overharvesting biota: problem identification"

A visit of Dr F Gilbert to Ismailia and Cairo, 3 days

Suez Canal: Dr S Zalat & Dr M Fouda

Fund: British Council Link & UNDP-GEF (SGP)

April 2002

Research on Alkanna colour change

A visit of C Nuttman (St Andrews) to Sinai, 2 weeks. 

Suez Canal: Dr F Semida

Fund: British Council Link

January 2002

Writing & discussion about computer-based learning

A visit of Dr S Zalat ton Nottingham University, 3 weeks.

Fund: British Council Link 

November 2001

Analyzing data and writing papers

A visit of Dr S Zalat ton Nottingham University, 3 weeks.

Fund: British Council Link 

August 2001

Talks in International Conference (Ismailia) and visit to Sinai

A visit of Dr F Gilbert, Dr I Duce, Dr I Mellor, Dr P Harris, Dr J Behnke (Nottingham), Dr M Reiss (London), Dr S Hartley (Banchory), Dr C Thomas (Leeds), Dr M Bruford (Cardiff).Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat, Dr A Shoukry, Dr M Fouda, M Shaker (EEAA) & 120 Egyptian delgates.

Fund: British Council Link 

February 2001

Molecular biology

A visit of  Dr S Imam ton Nottingham University, 3 weeks.

Fund: British Council Link 

 

2001 - 2003

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A visit of  S El-Banna to Rothamsted/Nottingham, 2 years

Fund: Egyptian Government

August - September 2000

Field research in parasitology and on gardens

A visit of Dr F Gilbert, C Barnard, Dr J Behnke, Dr P Harris, M James, A Rhodes, M Lamb, L Cliffe, J Hurst & Dr A Bajer (Warsaw) to Sinai, Egypt, 2 weeks 

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat, Dr F Semida, Dr N Hussein, S El-Banna, G Abd El-Ghani, M Abd El-Rahman, E Sayed, A El-Sayed, A Ali, I Mohamed & H El-Alqamy, M Taeima, A Hamada, Y Mohamed, T El-Qanawaty, M El-Haag (St Katherine Protectorate). 

Fund: British Council Link

June 2000

Field course at Slapton Ley with Cambridge University

A visit of  H Abd El-Meniem to Devon, 2 weeks.

Fund: British Council Link

2000 - 2003

PhD on Sinai Baton Blue butterfly

A visit of M James to Sinai accompanied by Bedouin in Sinai, Egypt 

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat

Fund: Leverhulme Trust

2000 - 2002

MSc on remote sensing of Sinai vegetation

A visit of M Mabrouk to Nottingham University, Geography Department.

Fund: British Council, Chevening Schoolarship

December 1999

Developing syllabus on Environmental Science

A visit of Dr F Gilbert, Dr M Reiss (London) to Cairo, British Cairo office, Egypt, 1 weeks

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat, Dr I Spriniguel, Dr A Belal (South Valley University)

Fund: British Council Link (1)

June 1999

Field course at Slapton Ley with Cambridge University

A visit of G Abd El-ghani to Devon, 2 weeks

Fund: British Council Link (1)

May 1999

Developing syllabus on Environmental Science

A visit of Dr F Gilbert, Dr M Reiss (London) to Cairo, British Cairo office, Egypt, 1 weeks

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat, Dr I Spriniguel, Dr A Belal (South Valley University)

Fund: British Council Link (1)

March 1999

Workshop on the Promotion System & Research Quality in Egypt

A visit of Dr F Gilbert to Cairo, Egypt, 2 days

Funder: British Council Link (1)

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat

March 1998

Workshop on molecular methods, Ain Shams

A visit of Dr T Tighe, Dr J Roberts (Nottingham) Cairo, Egypt, 2 weeks

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat and Dr S El-Akkad (Ain Shams)

Fund: British Council Link (1)

September 1997

Biostatistics workshops at Ismailia & Ain Shams

A visit of Dr F Gilbert to Ismailia and Cairo, Egypt, 1 weeks

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat

Fund: British Council Link (1)

May 1997

Research expedition, seminars, workshops

A visit of Dr F Gilbert, C Barnard, Dr J Behnke, H Gilbert, Dr K Hovemeyer, Dr S Hartley, T Ings (Leeds) to Sinai, Egypt, 3 weeks

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat, Dr F Semida, Dr A Moustafa, S El-Banna, G Oraby, R Hassan, Dr H Fadl, M Saleh, M Shaaban, Dr J Graninger, A Metrash, M Shaker (SK Protectorate), A Torki (Min. of Agr.).

Fund: British Council Link (1)

March 1997

Research, seminars & workshops

A visit of Dr F Gilbert, L Sales (Nottingham), Dr Holloway, A Callaghan (Reading), Dr G Stone, Dr A Rowe (Oxford), Dr K Wolff (St Andrews) to Sinai, Egypt, 3 weeks

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat, Dr F Semida, S El-Banna, G Oraby, Dr S El-Akkad (Ain Shams)

Fund: British Council Link (1)

November 1996

Establishment of the Egyptian British Biological Society (EBBSoc)

A visit of Dr F Gilbert to Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt, 5 days

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat

Fund: British Council Link (1)

September 1996

Research expedition, seminars, workshops

A visit of Dr F Gilbert, C Barnard, H Gilbert to Sinai, Egypt, 3 weeks

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat, Dr F Semida, S El-Banna, G Oraby, Dr H Fadl, M Saleh, M Shaaban

Fund: British Council Link (1)

March 1996

Pollination and grazing research

A visit of Dr F Gilbert, Dr S Hartley (ITE, Banchory), Dr S Potts (St Andrews) to Sinai, Egypt, 3 weeks

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat, Dr F Semida, Dr R Moustafa, S El-Banna, M Abdel-Latif, Dr M El-Naggar, G Oraby

Fund: British Council Link (1)

March 1996

Dr H Fadl : Identification of beetles of Sinai

Dr M Bedir: Database of birds of Sinai

A visit of Dr H Fadl (BMNH, London) & Dr M Bedir (Nottingham), 8 weeks

Fund: British Council Link (1)

August 1995

Biodiversity Expedition

A visit of Dr F Gilbert, D Slater, N Seaton, H Gilbert to Sinai, Egypt, 3 weeks

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat, Dr F Semida, Dr R Moustafa, Dr H Fadl, M Saleh, M Shaaban

Fund: British Council Link (1)

July 1995

Dr S Zalat: Biology and morphology of bees of Sinai

Dr S El-Akkad: DNA methods in insect-plant relationships

A visit of Dr S Zalat & Dr S El-Akkad to St Andrews University, 8 week

Fund: British Council Link (1)

March 1995

Research on insect energetics

A visit of Dr T Wolf, D Adair (Cambridge) to Sinai, Egypt, 2 weeks

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat, Dr F Semida 

Fund: British Council Link (1)

August 1994

Biodiversity research & Wadi Isla expedition

A visit of Dr F Gilbert, K Sorensen, A Gonzalez, J Gilbert to Sinai, Egypt, 3 weeks

Suez Canal: Dr S Zalat, Dr S Kamel, Dr M El Naggar, Dr M Bedir, Dr H Fadl (Ain Shams), M Shaaban, M Saleh (Cairo).

Bedouin: Farag Ibrahim, Hussein Saleh, 2 Bedouin from Wadi Rahaba with their camels to W. Isla

Fund: British Council Link (1)

July 1994

Initiate the supervision on R Ahmed PhD on aquatic insects of Egypt

A visit of Dr R Angus (Royal Holloway, London Univ.) to Sinai, Egypt, 2 weeks

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat, Rowyida Ahmed & I Imam

Fund: Egyptian Government

June 1994

A visit of Dr S Zalat, Nottingham Univ., 8 weeks

Fund: British Council Link (1)

A visit of Dr S Zalat, Nottingham Univ., 8 weeks

Fund: British Council Link (1)

March 1994

Research on insect-plant relationships

A visit of Dr F Gilbert, Dr P Willmer, Dr G Stone, Dr R Abbott, Dr S Whiten, Dr S Potts (Oxford) to Sinai, 3 wks

Suez Canal University: Dr F Semida, Dr M Bedir & Dr M El-Naggar

Bedouin: Hussein Saleh

Fund: British Council Link (1)

January 1994

Database on birds of Sinai, statistical methods

A visit of Dr M Bedir & Dr M El-Naggar, 6 weeks

Fund: British Council Link (1)

September 1993

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A visit of Dr F Gilbert, Dr Z Wilson, Dr P Tighe, H Gilbert  to Sinai, Egypt, 3 weeks

Funder: British Council Link (1)

Suez Canal University: Dr S Zalat, Dr M El-Naggar, Dr M Bedair, K El-Letwany

Bedouin: Farag Ibrahim & Hussein Mousa

July 1993

Courses:

Database and specimen identification (Dr S Zalat)

 

DNA techniques (Dr S El-Akkad)

A visit of Dr S Zalat and Dr S El-Akkad to Nottingham Univ., UK, 6 weeks

Fund: British Council Link (1)

April 1992

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A visit of Dr F Gilbert, P Willmer, J Ghazoul (St Andrews Univ.) to Sinai, Egypt, 3 weeks

Suez Canal University: S Zalat, F Semida, A Abo-Ghalia, G Oraby, K El Letwany, MS Zaghloul, Mohamed El-Soley

Bedouin: Farag Ibrahim, Hussein Mousa, Soliman Farag, Ismail Gaber

Funder: Royal Society

  1990

PhD in insect-plant relationships

A visit of F Semida to Nottingham University, UK (2 years)

Fund: Egyptian Government 

October 1986

PhD in Eumenidae and venom biochemistry

A visit of S Zalat to Nottingham University, UK (2 years)

Fund: Egyptian Government + Welcome Trust

September 1986

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A visit of Dr Francis Gilbert to Sinai, Egypt, 2 weeks

Suez Canal University: S Zalat (1st right), F Semida (2nd right), H Fadel (Ain Shams Univ.) (1st  left). 

Bedouin: Farag Ibrahim (2nd right)

Fund: Egyptian Government

1982 - 1985

Master degree on "Insect Pollinators associated with wild plant in South Sinai".

Samy Zalat was a Demenstrator in Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University. 

Bedouin: Farag Ibrahim, Mahmoud Dokoni, Saleh Hussein (the Environmental Research Center, St Katherine).

Fund: Egyptian Government 

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