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Research Unit in Al-Qunfudhah University College Holds 6th Day of Scientific Research

General News - Male Section
Added on - 2017/11/29  |  اخر تعديل - 2017/11/29

With the generous support of the Dean of the University College in Al-Qunfudhah, Dr. Yassin bin Abdullah Al-Zobaidy, the Scientific Research Unit received faculty members of the English Department on Monday 28 November 2017.

The meeting took place in coordination with the Vice Dean of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research College, Dr. Awad Al-Rashidy, and the head of the English Department and the Vice Dean for Educational Affairs, Dr. Ahmed Al-Sharief, as well as supervisor of the Research Unit, Dr. Lotfy Debish, and the coordinator of the scientific departments in the unit, Dr. Hakim Ahmed Othman.

The meeting was opened by Dr. Lotfy Debish, head of the Research Unit, with a message in which he stressed the importance of scientific research for the faculty members. He explained that the scientific and research competencies in the English Department add a lot to the college. He also gave a brief overview about the research unit, the objectives of its establishment and its future programs, mentioning that scientific research is a fundamental standard of quality.

Afterwards, a rich and constructive discussion with the faculty members took place about the scientific programs of the department. Members of the research units listened to the suggestions of the English departments to help the advancement of scientific research and specialized university publications. The suggestions were documented in the meeting's record, considered one of the activities adopted by the unit to be implemented over the few upcoming days. They included:

Collecting the English Department's scientific researches in an indexed folder and considering uploading it to college's website.

  • Holding a seminar about teaching English literature.
  • Holding a conference that aims to highlight for students the importance of learning English, with the participation of faculty members. During the conference, aspects of cooperation between the college's scientific departments would be discussed.
  • Encouraging faculty members and praising those who publish new researches in refereed scientific journals.

The seminar was concluded with a message delivered by the head of the Research Unit, Dr. Debish, where he thanked the attendees from faculty members in the English Department, praised the scientific days and called for their continuation with the rest of the departments in the college.