BUE Research Centre for Irish Studies (RCIS) is a campus research centre established at The British University in Egypt in October 2020. BUE RCIS aspires to be the leading research centre for Irish Studies and all matters Irish in Egypt, the Middle East, and Africa.It aims to foster, promote and disseminate trans-disciplinary, interdisciplinary and discipline specific research related to all matters Irish in STEM, Social Sciences, the Arts and the Humanities.International partnerships and networking are key objectives in order to stimulate international collaboration on Irish Studies between students, scholars, industry, and centers interested in Ireland and matters Irish, in Egypt, the Middle East and Africa.BUE RCIS further seeks to promote Irish culture and artistic interest in a broader sense for a wide variety of audiences.
BUE RCIS activities include research seminars, workshops for the community, inter-cultural interactions, international networking and collaboration with academia and industry.
Acting Director: Dr Rania M Rafik Khalil
Dr. Rania M Rafik Khalil - Acting Director (Irish Studies - Arts and Humanities)
Dr. Sara Abdelsalam (Mathematics - Engineering)
Dr. Mona Myhob (Nursing)
Dr. Sarah Khalil (Renewable Energy, Nuclear and Radiation Engineering)
Dr. Sara Sayed (Child and Adolescents Health)
Dr. Hala Hattab (Business and Entrepreneurship)