October 2015

Vice President’s Message

Research Sector’s mission ahead would be to oversee continuity of established programs

It is with a deep sense of gratitude and honor that I assume the responsibilities of Kuwait University’s Research Sector, as Vice President for Research, with a commitment to develop the realms of institutional research towards new levels of growth, credibility and excellence. These elements would be the core objectives of our strategy in realizing Kuwait University’s vision and aspirations for advancing higher education, and globalizing institutional research. With this ambition, I welcome the faculty research community, at the onset of the new academic year 2015/16, assuring that our mission ahead would oversee the continuity of established programs in an environment that transpires innovation, improves the quality of research, and adds new dimensions to existing knowledge. RS efforts would be to foresee the development of a vibrant research more...

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“Quality imperative in developing & strengthening institutional foundations, and research a critical window for expediting development”… Prof. Hussein

Under the Patronage of KU President, RS hosts the Scientific Poster Day for Humanities & Social Sciences faculties for the academic year 2016/17 more...

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Scientific Poster Day Events 2016-17

RS Releases Sciences and Humanities Posters Booklets, 2017

Humanities Posters Booklet
(March 15, 2017)
Link

Sciences Posters Booklet
(March 22, 2017)
Link

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RS organizes its Third SPSS Workshop during the academic year 2016/17, and this being the First for Scientific faculties more...

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Inventions from Kuwait University, Volume - I, 2016

Research Sector releases its premier publication, “INVENTIONS from Kuwait University, 2016 (Volume 1), presenting faculty members landmark discoveries that achieved US Registered Patents, enhancing institutional research and bringing laurels to Kuwait University. The document provides an insight into patents of inventions by faculty members based on their research activity at Kuwait University, and marks a distinct attribute to researchers commendable efforts and attainments. Integrating critical data on a total of 34 patents awarded to faculty members with brief description of their inventions and US Patent Number awarded, the document provides a dynamic outlook of research advances and discoveries at Kuwait university. more...

 

http://www.ovpr.kuniv.edu/research/publications/inventions17.pdf

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OVPR Releases RESEARCH Newsletter, December 2016

https://www.ovpr.kuniv.edu/research/publications/news_dec16_en.pdf

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Research Sector organizes Research Initiation Grants (RIG) orientation session for introducing new Kuwaiti faculty members to facilities and resources available at KU for advanced and innovative research more...

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Under the Patronage of KU President
Research Sector felicitates a community of faculty researchers and graduate students in a multi-awards ceremony
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GCC Research Program

http://www.qu.edu.qa/gcc_research_council/index.php

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KU President inaugurates RS annual Poster Day for Scientific faculties, with 2015-16 event bringing together researchers from mainstream sciences colleges, alongside KISR’s participants more...

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Under the Patronage of KU President, RS hosts the Scientific Poster Day for Humanities & Social Sciences faculties, for the academic year 2015-16 more...

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Research cooperation and partnership between KU and PAAET on elevating educational level and exchanging expertise more...

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RS Annual Summary Report
(2014/2015)

 

The RS Accomplishments 2014/15, provides an annual activity-profile of Research Sector’s initiatives, development and achievements during the academic year 2014/15, duly supported by statistics, validating growth in faculty research, highlighting progress in ongoing programs, and encouraging high quality ventures, in the pursuit of attaining international recognition and accreditation.

http://www.ovpr.kuniv.edu/research/publications/ann15_en.pdf

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KU President's publication

"Kuwait University at a Glance," 2013/14, released more...

 

http://www.ovpr.kuniv.edu/research/publications/glance14_en.pdf

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Statistics on Total Ongoing, Completed and
Under-process Projects by Faculties
Academic Year 2015/16

(September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016)

Table-1
Total Research Activity

 

Table-2
Projects by Faculties

 

Table-3
Project by Funding Levels
Table-4
Projects by Funding Source
Table-5
Projects by Type of Grants
Table-6
Published Papers
7-years (2009 - 2015)
     

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News

Research Sector receives Prof. Torres  from Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain

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Kuwait University signs MOU with Qatar University for enhancing and strengthening research cooperation among academic institutions in the GCC Region

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Kuwait University signs MOU with Northeastern University, USA, setting the basis for joint academic and research programs

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RS Patents & Intellectual Property Office patents attract KNPC’s Attention

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Asst. Vice President for Research holds inter-active session with College of Business Administration researchers

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