UNESCO Chair in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (746), established in 2006 at Birzeit University, Birzeit, West Bank (Palestinian Authority).
Mathematics and theoretical physics.
The objectives of its activities are to:
- promote an integrated system of research, training, information and
documentation in the fields of mathematics and theoretical physics in the
- serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between Palestinian physicists and mathematicians and their colleagues all over the world;
- promote capacity building in mathematics and physics in the Palestinian universities through strengthening and developing the existing undergraduate and graduate programmes and to reverse the current brain-drain through attracting Palestinian scientists working abroad to return home.
UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network
Prof. Henry Jaqaman, UNESCO Chairholder
Birzeit, West Bank