Volume 2, Issue 1 (2020)

Professor Saroj Jayasinghe - MBBS, MD (Colombo), MD (Bristol), MRCP (UK), FRCP (London), FCCP, PhD (Colombo) - Chair Professor of Medicine - Founder Head of Department of Medical Humanities - University of Colombo and Consultant Physician at National Hospital of Sri Lanka.

It is my pleasure and privilege to welcome you to volume 2 / issue 1 of BAU Journal - Creative Sustainable Development.

I am honored to be the Guest Editor of an Issue in this pioneering international academic journal which is dedicated to creativity, innovative ideas and provides a platform for inter and multidisciplinary collaborations on sustainable development.

The current issue covers a wide range of topics that characterize the goals of the Journal. They relate to evaluation of micro-strain in dental implants, early detection and diagnosis of demineralized lesions in dental enamel, audits functions and quality related to audit reports in banks, and the use of digital technology in transforming buildings with heritage values. These topics will be of interest to scholars from several disciplines, creative graduate students, innovative academic researchers, and visionary policy-makers. They may find solutions to real-life problems they face and inspiration to move forwards, using ideas and methodologies described in the Issue.

The authors have done justice to the goals of this prestigious journal. My sincere congratulations and appreciation to them and the teams that have enabled the continuing publication of the Journal. I hope readers from diverse backgrounds will enjoy and learn from the academic and scholarly menu of papers.

You have overcome the numerous setbacks and challenges you have experienced recently in your lovely city of Beirut, and in Lebanon. Our thoughts are with you as you continue to advance, braving all forms of adversities. With sincere best wishes and to continuing growth of Journal that is a beacon of hope and vision in academia.



Noura Turky Saad, Essam Osman, Ahmed M. Abdelhamid, Mohamed Shokry, and Ehab A. Farghaly