Thirty-five postgraduate student research projects at UJ were selected for funding by the Scientific Research Support Fund (SRSF) at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
In total, Forty-three projects from various universities in Jordan applied for the SRSF’s support.
Eight of the selected projects are at the doctoral level and 27 at the Master’s level.
SRSF will grant the selected projects a total of JOD 40 000, on condition that UJ provide the same financial support for the researcher.
The submitted projects, mostly are in basic sciences, were evaluated prior to being selected for funding, said Prof. Abeer Al Bawab, Dean of Academic Research.
SRSF is affiliated with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. It supports research projects in basic science, energy, water, environment, technology, as well as humanities and social sciences.
Hamdi Mango Center for Scientific Research (HMCSR) at the University of Jordan announced the launch of the 2014 Ali Mango Award for Distinguished Researchers and Students in Jordan.
The Award is granted in three categories: Engineering and Agricultural Sciences, Nursing and Medicinal Sciences, and Graduate Students.
Researchers from inside and outside the University are welcome to apply for the prize during the period from Feb 15, 2015 to March 31, 2015.
The Award are granted annually and aims to encourage researchers to continue their efforts in enriching the different fields of science.
The University of Jordan (UJ) and the German University of Applied Sciences Worms, Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a new phase of scientific and research cooperation between the two sides.
President of the University of Jordan, Ekhlief Al Tarawneh and Worms University's President Jens Hermsdorf signed the MoU in the presence of officials from the two universities.
According to a statement issued by the University of Jordan, the MoU suggests an exchange of visits by faculty members, researchers and students from both sides, in addition to the exchange of information and experiences related to scientific research and studies on topics of mutual interest.
The two sides stressed the importance of the MoU as a tool to promote scientific research and cultural cooperation between the two universities.
The German delegation visited the Faculties of Archaeology and Tourism, Scientific Research, and the School of Business and met with their deans.
UJ President Prof. Ekhleif Tarawneh inaugurated at UJ library Today the first Deanship of Academic Research book fair in 2016.
The one-week fair, which exhibits varous publications of the deanship, attracted a high turnout of visitors on its first day.
The exhibition contains more than 80 titles of scientific books produced by UJ’s faculty members, 11 specialized scientific journals in various academic disciplines, as well as the “Dirasat” international peer-refereed research journal.
The fair aims, according to Tarawneh, to inform the university and local communities on the deanship’s publications; weather books, journals or research papers.
Representatives of a number of Jordanian and Palestinian universities on Sunday discussed scientific research priorities in Jordan and Palestine.
The event gathered presidents of a number of Jordanian and Palestinian universities, on top of which UJ president and Al-Quds University president, as well as the Vice-president of the American University in Beirut, Dr. Mohammed Harajli.
Munib Masri, Head of Munib R. Masri Development Foundation (MDF), who came up with the idea of the event, also took part at the event.
The event aims to achieve the objectives of Munib Masri Center for Scientific Research and Quality of Education, a joint project of UJ, Al-Quds University and Munib R. Masri Development Foundation (MDF), and to define research priorities and funding mechanisms.
The participants discussed proposed research funding policies, and cooperation frames for the preparation and qualification of human resources from the Jordanian and Palestinian universities.
The meeting was attended by the former Senate President Taher Masri, and a number of government representatives and deans of academic research from Jordan and Palestine.