Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Vice Deanship for Postgraduate Studies

- 2020/11/15

Vice Deanship for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research


Tasks & Responsibilities


1. Develop a clear-cut plan for research development, going in line with the nature and mission of the college, as well as the specific needs of the Mekkan community;
2. Partake in developing the Nursing College's research projects, and put forth the research fundamentals upon which all the college's research output should be based;
3. Establish an outstanding nursing research center, and obtaining nursing research cathedra;
4. Support and encourage the faculty members and researchers to develop their research methods and approaches, and direct them along to the kind of research that fulfills needs of the Mekkan community;
5. Build a database for research and researchers, where all nursing-related post-graduate theses and graduation projects are kept, so that everyone could refer to them;
6. Assess the research atmosphere at the College of Nursing, according to the 4th Criterion of the National Committee for Academic Assessment and Accreditation; 
7. Put forth executive plans to reach the highest marks in each of the research benchmarks;
8. Represent the college before all internal and external, governmental and private sector bodies, so far as research is concerned;
9. Publish all that's new in nursing in the world's prestigious scientific journals and periodicals;
10. Bolster research in a manner that realizes the national development objectives; and
11. Establish the medical statistics unit.