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Research Sector

The Rs is functionally responsible for promoting the culture of research at Kuwait University through the process of grant support  provided to faculty and graduate students. The faculties are encouraged to pursue research in humanities, basic and applied sciences, with a focus on  areas of  national, social and priority concern, through relevant programs, bylaws, regulations and  procedures for grant support. The office develops infrastructure and equipment resources to facilitate advanced experimentation and in-depth analysis, streamlines manpower and purchase procedures,  builds alliances and partnerships with  external institutions for collaborative research and investment ventures,  and seeks to provide a congenial environment for the pursuit of high quality research. 

Academic Publication Council

The Major function of the APC is to publish  Kuwait University's scientific journals, research studies  and books in diverse fields of  sciences and knowledge. A total of nine journals are published and linked to international databases. The journals are widely distributed, and  their electronic version accessible on APC's website. The Council promotes  scientific and intellectual relations between KU and other universities and research institutions, participates in intellectual and cultural events, including international fairs and exhibitions, providing an ideal platform for the dispersal of KU's  scientific information, spreading awareness, and generating interest in Kuwait University's research accomplishments, through an organized display of Journals, books and magazines at fairs, including their marketing.

Center for Gulf & Arabian Peninsula Studies (CGAPS)

The CGAPS highlights  the rich history of the State of Kuwait, and its positive role   and contributions in all fields in the Region.  The Center undertakes studies for monitoring regional developments in response to global changes, and develops comprehensive database on Gulf Region, archiving historical records and information.   CGAPS's  current thrust on   scientific and cultural activities involves the Center  in  the preparation and release of  scientific publications, as well as organizing Cultural Seasons that include lecture-series,  fairs and events. The Center's publications include the Abstracts Series, documenting latest Master's and Doctoral studies, as well as  Special Publications Series, based on  research/studies relevant to the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Region. 

 

News

APC Releases Volume 39, September 2018 issue Of the Annals for the Arts and Social Sciences

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APC releases Issue No. 3, Vol. 42, September 2018 Of the Journal of Law

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APC releases Vol. 44, Issue No. 170 Of the Journal of Gulf & Arabian Peninsula Studies

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RS hosts a coordination meeting with KOC

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Research Sector organizes an enlightening workshop on Research Initiation Grant (RIG)

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RS organized a workshop on Statistical Analysis (SPSS) for faculty members and graduate students of the sciences faculties

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RS executive team visits the College of Life Sciences

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Data Handling, Analysis and Visualization Using R Software

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RS honors previous Vice President for Research in a special ceremony

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APC Releases Volume 36, No. 144, Autumn 2018 Issue of the Arab Journal for the Humanities

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