Research
Dhofar University

University Research Board

Mission 

The URB helps foster and improve the Research environment at DU. The main tasks of URB include:

  •  Formulating policies and guidelines for the allocation of funds for Research and Faculty Development.
  •  Considering policies to be followed in seeking grants support from external agencies.
  •  Evaluating and approving applications for internal Research funding i.e. Short Term Faculty Development Grant (STFDG), Regular Research Grant (RRG), Seed Grant (SG) and Incentive Claim (IC).
  •  Approving applications for conducting Research or other works in DU that involve data collection, interviews with DU community, and filling questionnaires.
  •  Editing and publishing the Annual Research Report of the University.
  •  Facilitate Research collaboration with other universities & Research institutions.
  •  Help the colleges organize international conferences at DU.

URB Membership

Members of the URB consists of two representatives from each College and a representative from the Foundation program elected by the Faculty or appointed by the dean or FP director for a term of two year renewable for a similar term. The Chairperson, his/her assistant and any additional members are appointed by the DVC for Academic Affairs and Research.

URB Members

URB Members
S.No Name College/FP Email ID Ext.
1. Dr. Israr Ul Hassan Chair of URB and Director,Department of Research i_hassan@du.edu.om 7490
2. Dr. Mohammed Imran Khan CCBA imran@du.edu.om 7412
3. Dr. Said Grami CE nulhasan@du.edu.om 7335
4. Dr. Ghada Mohammed Hussein CE ghuessin@du.edu.om 7349
5. Dr. Francesco Bigagli CAAS fbigagli@du.edu.om 7245
6. Dr. Shafique Chaudhry CAAS shafique@du.edu.om 7212
7. Dr. Umamaheswara Rao Bontha FP u_bontha@du.edu.om 7190
8. Dr. Mohammad Idrees Editor and Reviewer midress@du.edu.om 7492

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