DEAN’S OFFICE





DEAN’S MESSAGE



Welcome to the official page of Deanship of Scientific Research at Al-Ahliyya Amman University , the Deanship of excellence in scientific research. Hopefully, this web page would offer all information you may need in the field of scientific research at AAU. The Deanship was founded under the name of Deanship of Scientific Research in the academic year 2018/2019. However, it was established in 2005 under the name of Deanship of Scientific Research. This Deanship aims at encouraging and promoting academic staff and students to augment their distinguished, purposeful, scientific research that is published in scientific, well-known regional, national and international journals. It offers all facilities and research services for scholars. Furthermore, it works on implementing the decisions of the Scientific Research Council and ensuring the proper implementation of scientific research procedures and policies. It also offers many awards and incentives that aim at promoting and encouraging scholars to conduct distinguished scientific research. These awards and incentives are embodied by supporting research projects, providing the academic staff with financial support to attend conferences, granting awards for academic publications, covering the journals’ publication fees, granting awards for distinguished researchers and awards for research based on theses or dissertations in addition to other motivational awards.

The Deanship is also responsible for issuing Al-Balqa Journal of Research and Studies. It is a bi-annually, international, indexed, refereed journal. It is indexed in Ebsco host and Ulrich. It has a high academic level and excellent fame. This journal has its own independent editorial board members that review, accept and follow up academic research papers. It also works on reviewing and translating books written by the academic staff in addition to the regular review for the international journals.



Dean of Scientific Research

PROF. DR. KHALID A. ALKAABNEH

OVERVIEW



The Deanship of Scientific Research was established at Al-Ahliyya Amman University in 2005. It shoulders the responsibility of overseeing the development of basic and applied research. In 2018/2019, the Deanship of Scientific Research has been separated from the Graduate Studies with the aim of focusing on the vision and mission of the Deanship to upgrade the level and quality of scientific research at AAU. Al-Ahliyya Amman University has announced 2018/2019 a year of scientific research in which it will work on upgrading and focusing on the level of the scientific research towards internationalization. Through scientific research and its activities, the Deanship seeks to raise the international ranking of the University through its focus on scientific research and unique research projects with well-known distinguished partnerships in the field of scientific research. It strongly believes in the importance of scientific research and its crucial role in serving the local community as well as national development plans. The Deanship offers various services and initiatives that aim at encouraging and motivating the AAU academic staff and students to conduct purposeful and distinguished research that is in parallel with the national priorities of scientific research in the Kingdom. Moreover, it guides the scholars’ efforts to publish in well-known journals for the sake of fulfilling the University’s goal, which is embodied by internationalization of research, and reaching an outstanding position in the field of scientific research. Furthermore, the Deanship has extended its cooperation and coordination with its faculties as well as regional, national and international parties in different fields. It is worth mentioning that AAU offers financial support as well as incentives for publications. It also offers financial support for distinguished scholars and provides the academic staff with financial support to attend conferences; what’s more, it provides matchless support to research projects. Al-Balqa Journal of Research and Studies is a highly reputed journal that was launched in 1990. It is a bi-annually, international, indexed, refereed journal which is indexed in Ebsco host and Ulrich. Currently, the Deanship seeks to add it to Scopus database.




VISION , MISSION & OBJECTIVES

Vision


Excellence in academic research at both national and international levels



Mission


The Deanship of Scientific Research at Al-Ahliyya Amman University works at supporting and encouraging academic staff and students to carry out valuable academic research projects that are in line with the national research priorities. It also offers high quality support services for scientific research to augment quantitatively and qualitatively the publication of academic research in indexed, well-known and international journals and conferences. Moreover, the Deanship of Scientific Research works on establishing a proper research environment for scholars through academic and financial support as well as incentives. It also seeks to develop their research skills through specialized workshops and conferences.



Objectives


  • Fostering the culture of scientific research among the academic staff and students.
  • Supporting and encouraging scientific research activities and establishing a proper research environment.
  • Developing research skills for the academic staff and students.
  • Encouraging the publication in international, indexed, refereed journals and participating in specialized scientific conferences.
  • Supporting the idea of conducting conferences and workshops related to the community needs and issues.
  • Supporting scientific research projects that serve the community issues.
  • Steering the scientific research to serve community issues and needs which go in line with the national research priorities.
  • Keeping up with the recent scientific developments in all field of scientific research.
  • Ensuring the quality of the activities of the Deanship of Scientific Research.


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