Dentistry Faculty in Tishk International University (TIU) started the first Joint Master Program in collaboration with Hawler Medical University (HMU) on April ,2018. On August 27, 2020 , the tenth master defense session of the Joint Program was held in the presence of Dr.Wasfi Kahwachi, the Vice presedent of TIU, Dr.Duran Kala , the Dean of Dentistry Faculty -TIU , Dr.Dara Hama Rashid , Dean of Dentistry Faculty-HMU , Dr. Diyar Khalid , the chief of Postgraduate Studies office-HMU and master defense committee members.
Binar Khalis Bilal which was a master candidate in the Conservative Department -Dentistry Joint program, presented her thesis to the discussion committee under the title of (Evaluation of composite resin shrinkage and leakage with using different bonding generations and different polymerization techniques by micro-computed tomography).

The master discussion committee members were :
1- Assist. Prof. Dr.Dara Hama Rashid, PhD., HMU, Chairman.
2- Assist. Prof. Dr.Abdul-Karem Ramadan, PhD.,Duhok University , Member.
3- Assist.Prof. Dr.Manal Abduljabar, PhD., Mosul University, Member and thesis supervisor..
4-Assist.Prof. Dr. Diyar Khalid Bakir, PhD., HMU, Member and thesis supervisor.

The master discussion committee accepted the thesis with recommending some adjustments to be done within one month and congratulated the student for her great effort and high performance in the presentation and through the two years of her study.
Strict precautions and health regulations including wearing masks and applying social distancing rules for protection against the COVID-19 pandemic were applied during the defense session.