Innovation in cooperation

Science fascinates us every day with amazing innovations that facilitate our life, but the problems that are facing us, as a humankind, and our big home earth are becoming tougher and severer, from climate change to gender parity etc… In digital age, where computers and programming might be the new force of power that shapes…

Keep educated – No matter how cruel life gets

If the past five years of war have proven anything good at all, it is the saying that “what doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger.” It is true that the brutality of war bit into our souls, crushed our dreams, and stripped our lives of all means of happiness, but it also has taught us…

Where a Future starts: In Dreams and Imaginations

Where is the future of a refugee child who has found a sanctuary in a foreign country from a war torn country. The child lives in a refugee camp where all around him are depressed people. Outside the camp, although he or she is safe, he or she faces discrimination from the local community. The…

Love-based medicine

It has been more than five years now, five years of a tearing war that smashed all meanings of a peaceful life in Syria. That lovely piece of land that was once listed among the safest places on this planet. When I close my eyes remembering where we used to live, I can only imagine…

STANDING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STORM

How does it feel to live in a devastating conflict? Where everyone is mainly concerned about his safety, and his essential demands in life! How does it feel if your country started to fall apart as soon as you started building your future? [The] war in Syria has destroyed all sectors of life, including education and…

Floating in the space of science

As medical students of today and future physicians, we will be dealing with the human body. This idea itself forms a serious challenge and keeps us alert of the importance of building a robust basis of knowledge through which we can catch up with the rapid advances in the different fields of medicine. Knowing that…

The first step to success!!

It was back when I first entered elementary school, that my views, opinions,[and] imagination started to grow. I was excited partly because I will finally get to change my old school uniform, and wear a new one that suits the new academic level I reached. But just as how symbolic this transition was, so did…

Planting the Seeds of Knowledge

Living in Syria has become so difficult and tragic, and at times this seems to be impossible day after day. We’ve lost everything we own in the war in Syria. I’ve lived through the worst times that Syria has faced during my life time. I am searching for better educational opportunity, so that I can gain the knowledge…

Looking for a rose in the desert

One friend once argued “Why spend years and millions on basic science research while clinical research can be cheaper, more helpful, and pays off in a shorter period of time. And why would you be interested in such thing while we have no highly-equipped labs, no fund, no mentors and no opportunities to get involved.”…

Lighting a candle in a starless night

Living under a war-torn sky has shaped our lives to relate to war with every single detail of it. Sometimes we felt helpless; we felt our youth slipping away. Every time we got on our feet it hit us even harder. However, despite all the struggles we had to go through, deep inside, we had…

Emerging Research – contributing to a sustainable and peaceful future

Neil Armstrong once said, “research is creating new knowledge.” This is what each one of us should believe in, if we want to build a strong and flourishing society. As Syrians, and despite the cruel circumstances that our country has faced over the last five years, we strive to maintain a positive spirit and contribute with…