DUBAI, The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, MBRF, has announced the fourth annual Nobel Exhibition, organised in collaboration with the Nobel Foundation in Dubai's City Walk from 4th February to 3rd March, 2018.

Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of MBRF, the exhibitions bears the theme 'Nobel Prize in Chemistry � Connecting Elements'.

This year, the Nobel Museum highlights an important category of the Nobel Prize � Chemistry, focusing on the achievements of Arab and Muslim chemists, who played a key role in establishing the foundations of this science.

The event also sheds light on the discoveries made by Nobel laureates in Chemistry, particularly Egyptian chemist Ahmed Zewail, underlining the role these discoveries, as well as other achievements by Nobel Prize winners, play in improving people's lives.

Jamal bin Huwaireb, MBRF's CEO, said, "The Nobel Museum amplifies the MBRF's role as a leader in the knowledge industry, bringing ambitious initiatives to the table that support the creation and dissemination of knowledge. This, in turn, supports the UAE's strategy to build knowledge-driven, future-ready sustainable societies."

"The Nobel Exhibition 2018 reaffirms the strong strategic partnership the Foundation has forged with the prestigious, world-class Nobel Foundation," bin Huwaireb added. "This partnership allows us to offer, every year, a standout knowledge event to science enthusiasts, as well as the wider general public. The annual exhibition encourages the youth to embrace innovation and creativity and become active players in the development of their societies and a part of the knowledge industry."

Dr. Olov Amelin, Director of the Nobel Museum in Sweden, said, "We are delighted to be entering a new chapter in our long-term partnership with the MBRF. This year's edition of our exhibition in Dubai is set to introduce science enthusiasts and experts alike to the vast field of chemistry. The museum showcases Chemistry's many contributions to humanity's understanding of the world around us, as well as its benefits and positive impact on people's everyday lives. It is our hope that the Nobel Museum would inspire young Arabs to contribute to future discoveries in chemistry and sciences in general."

The Nobel Museum 2018 is made up of five sections, showcasing the achievements of Nobel laureates in five different areas of Chemistry, namely, 'Chemistry of Life', 'Chemical Reactions', 'Elements', 'Molecules', and 'Chemistry Changing the World'.

Source: Emirates News Agency