Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Vice Deanship for Scholarships and Research Projects


- 2020/06/18

Overview

The Vice Deanship for Scholarships and Research Projects works on facilitating the pursuit of researchers in obtaining a fund to implement research projects that are extraordinary in terms of efficiency, academic level, and the adoption of new ideas. In addition, the vice deanship works on the evaluation and assessment of the researchers' intellectual production, relying on a distinctive group of specialized peer-reviewers.

Vision

The Vice Deanship for Scholarships and Research Projects in the Deanship of Scientific Research works on steering the efforts of researchers through an auto-electronic system to accurately follow up the performance of the researchers and their scientific production in the coming five years.

Mission

The Vice Deanship for Scholarships and Research Projects works on facilitating the pursuit of researchers in obtaining a fund to implement research projects that are extraordinary in terms of efficiency, academic level, and the adoption of new ideas. In addition, this deanship works on the evaluation and assessment of the researchers' intellectual production, relying on a distinctive group of specialized peer-reviewers.

Duties

  1. Proposing and setting out internal scholarships and their controlling regulations.
  2. Approving the budgets of research proposals.
  3. Opening and closing applications for internal scholarships.
  4. Approving the peer-reviewing plan of research proposals.
  5. Receiving the research proposals for the projects of the academic staff.
  6. Providing technical support to the male and female researchers.
  7. Following up the peer-reviewing of the research projects.
  8. Approving the funding and ending of research projects.
  9. Supervising and reporting the periodical, annual, technical and financial reports on the progress of research projects.
  10. Implementing the relevant activities that are assigned to the vice deanship by the dean of the deanship.

Objectives

  • Managing the duties of the researchers to obtain the fund necessary to implement their research projects.
  • Following up the researchers among UQU's affiliates and adopt their ideas.
  • Evaluating the intellectual production of the researchers relying on a distinctive group of accredited peer-reviewers.
  • Adopting the implementation of distinctive scientific theses presented by junior researchers among UQU's affiliates.

 

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