Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

The Deanship of Scientific Research Offers 30 Training Hours for Researchers

The Deanship of Scientific Research offered 30 training hours for the male and female researchers in the university, particularly postdoctoral researchers, distributed into three programs covering different phases of scientific research.

The first program dealt with scientific research skills and included 4 courses, as follows: registration in research engines; conferences, scientific publishing and ethics; the skills of preparing a scientific poster; and the security of research information.

The second program focused on how to write a successful research proposal, and gave a detailed explanation of the writing stages and requirements. It included three courses, as follows: research theme selection stage, and previous studies review; setting research objectives, and assigning tasks; and research implementation, writing results, and benefiting from the outputs.

The third program tackled  technology for writing and following up the work of the research team. It included a course on the scientific writing language LaTex; data presentation in scientific research; and the classification of statistical and scientific data.

The programs attracted male and female researchers from different specializations and academic degrees. The total number of attendees amounted to 86 trainees from various scientific ranks. Their distribution was as per the attached diagram.

The Dean of the Deanship of Scientific Research, Dr. Abdul-Rahman bin Ghalib Al-Ahdal, said these courses were tailored to maximize the benefit of the researchers' time. They also provided them with the necessary skills to help them improve the quality in conducting well-established scientific research and publishing papers, and avoid unauthorized scientific publishing that is not beneficial to the researcher or the university.

The Vice Dean of Scientific Research for Development and Quality, Dr. Hanadi Bihairi, appreciated the support provided for these courses, which attracted students from various scientific degrees in the male and female sections during the summer semester.

The affiliates of the Deanship of Scientific Research extend their thanks and appreciation to the qualified trainers for their keenness and dedication in offering professional training in the field of scientific research with the aim of serving the researchers in our beloved university. Moreover, they pray to Allah, the Most High, the All-Powerful, to grant success to the male and female researchers in their research work.