Dr. Noreldaim Elkhidir

Member Title: Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
Organization: University




Dr. Noreldaim El Khidir

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

University of Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia





Academic Qualifications:

  1. PhD Biological Science. University of Durham (UK), 30/6/1994.
  2. MSc Environmental Studies. University of Gezira (Sudan), 1/8/1987.
  3. BSc Honours Natural Resources and Environmental Studies. University of Juba (Sudan), 28/12/1982.


Teaching Activities:

Biological and environmental sciences desciplines including ecology, physiology, human biology, and environmental impact assessment. Other courses include research and experimental design.

  1. Juba University (Sudan) 1987-2007. As lecturer and assistant professor
  2. Bahri University (Sudan) 2007-2011). As assistant and associate professor
  3. Al Jouf University (KSA) 2011-2014. As associate professor.
  4. IAU KSA 2015 to date. As associate professor.


Research Activities:

  1. Principal Investigator, Micro-propagation of Olea europeae Research Project, 2013-2014. Al Jouf University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  2. Hussein. Effects of nutrient media constituents on growth and development of banana (Musa spp.) shoot tips cultured in vitro. African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 11(37), pp. 9001-9006, 8 May, 2012 6.
  3. Hussein, Manipulation of Ovaries/Ovules and Clearance and Isolation of Embryo Sacs of Impatiens glandulifera and Nicotiana Tabacum. Current Research Journal of Biological Sciences, (3): 91-95, 2013. 7.
  4. Hussein, In vitro manipulation of Impatiens glandulifera for transporting extra-cellular substances to the embryo sac. Current Research Journal of Biological Sciences. 2013.
  5. A study on the growth and development of Acacia seyal and A. mellifera, Sudan Studies, Publication of the Sudanese Studies Society of the United Kingdom, Durham University, 1990.
  6. Loading of xenobiotics into pollen, Article presented to the First Plant Symposium on: Plant Tissue Culture Technology and its Applications in the Agricultural Development in Sudan, UNESCO and National Sub-committee of Biosciences and Biotechnology, Khartoum, 1994.
  7. Prospected Dryness Around the Sudd Region in Southern Sudan. of Arts and Letters, September 2006.


Curriculum Development Activities:

  1. Coordinator for curriculum development of the Plant Sciences Department, Faculty of Science, Aljouf University.
  2. Curriculum for Environmental Studies Discipline, University of Juba.
  3. Curriculum for Al Mileik Women Community Development Collee, Omdurman.
  4. Curriculum Committee for Ruad College for Science and Technology, Omdurman.



Workshops and Training:

  1. Intended Learning Outcomes. Providing Constructive Feedback. Deanship of Academic Development, University of Dammam, 2016.
  2. How to Write a Scientific Research for Publication. Academic Development Unit, Dammam University, 24/4/2016.
  3. Adequate understanding of preparatory year students, Damam University, 5 June 2016.
  4. Classroom Management, Dammam University, Deanship of University Education Development, 9th June 2016.
  5. Make Lecture Planning Interactive. Dammam University, Deanship of University Education Development, 7th June 2016.
  6. Dammam University, Deanship of University Education Development, 19 June 2016. 7. Alternative Assessment. Dammam University, Deanship of University Education Development, 19th June 2016.
  7. Rubrics Development Workshop. Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, September 17th, 2018.
  8. Using Cognitive Mapping strategy in teaching and assessment. Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, October 2nd, 2018.




  1. Member, Sudan National Biotechnology Committee.
  2. Member, University of Juba Senate.
  3. Editorial Member, Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Juba, Sudan.
  4. Member, Sudanese Studies Society, United Kingdom
  5. Member, International Persistent Organic Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN).
  6. Member, Sudanese Environmental Society.
  7. Member, Ruad College for Science and Technology Council.



Skills and Languages:

  1. Excellent knowledge of computer applications (1990-Date).

Fluent in English Language