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Welcome Message

Prof. Nader AlBastaki

Welcome to KU Research Unit!

We are pleased to assist all university Academic Staff, students in any aspect related to the research, publication, report, and funding.
With best wishes.

Prof. Nader Al-Bastaki
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Scientific Research
Chairperson of Research Council

About us

The strategies of the Unit are as follows:

  • Establishment and implementation of a systematic and transparent process for the allocation of research funds.
  • Systematic identification and tracking of potential Research Areas.
  • Establish ambitious yet realistic Research Output Targets for KU & motivate faculty to conduct research (Incentive System and Collaborative Research).

 

The mandate of the Unit are as follows:

  • Review and update the research priorities of the University.
  • Set goals for research outputs, including journal and conference publications.
  • Review the research strategies of the University.
  • Revision of the requests for funded research applications and approval of the research grants given by the university.
  • Arrange annual research gatherings at the University.
  • Develop and assist in the arrangement of partnerships or collaborations with governmental, regional or international entities/institutions to support the University in collaborative researches.
  • Promote awareness of the value of KU research, shared responsibility, ethical conduct of research, and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Support research integrated services, transparent research administration, and infrastructure for interdisciplinary research.

Grant Scheme

Approval mechanism for financial support for Research Papers and Projects:
  • A faculty member shall apply for financial support by filling out the form and submitting it online.
  • Applications for financial support are discussed in the College Council.
  • The College Council shall submit the approved Applications for obtaining financial support to the Scientific Research Council.
  • The Scientific Research Council holds its periodic meeting to evaluate Research Papers and Projects for financial support.
  • Priority should be given Research Papers and Projects that are in line with the priorities of the University, which are also compatible with the National Priorities for Scientific Research.
  • The recommendations of the Scientific Research Council for Scientific research Applications for financial support shall be discussed in the University Council for approval.
  • The researchers shall be notified of the approval in a period not exceeding 45 days from the date of submission of the application.
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Research Publications

To search for publications by Kingdom University faculty members on “Scopus”, select “Search” then “Affiliations” then type: Kingdom University, Bahrain
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Research Council

The Research Council is headed by the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Scientific Research and has in its membership representatives from the colleges and the adviser to the President for Research. The Council meets periodically to discuss the research issues and progress.

Typical issues addressed by the council are:
  • Reviewing and updating the research priorities
  • Setting goals for research outputs, including journal and conference publications.
  • Review of the research strategy.
  • Revision of the requests for funded research applications and approving of the research grants given by the university.
  • An arrangement of annual research gatherings.

Conferences

Meeting Climate Change, Renewables, and Achieving Carbon Neutrality – 12-15 January 2025

Third Conference

The Second international conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Investment Role of education and universities – 12-13 November 2019

Second Conference

The first international conference for Entrepreneurship and Innovation – 18-19 March 2018

Under the patronage of HH. Shaikha Hessa Bint Khalifa AlKhalifa – The Executive Director of INJAZ Bahrain

First Conference

Seminars

Fifth Kingdom University – WREN Seminar “Climate Change and Renewable Energy, Cooling Strategy, Waste to Energy, Sustainable Green Buildings and Clean Environment” – 7-9 February 2022

Under the patronage of His Excellency H.E. Eng. Wael bin Nasser Al Mubarak – Minister of Electricity and Water Affairs

Fifth Seminar

Fourth International Symposium on Renewable Energy “Renewable Energy & Climate Change Energy Efficiency, Conservation, Cooling and Green Buildings’ Design” – 9 – 11 February 2020

Under the Patronage of His Excellency Dr. Abdul Hussain Ali Mirza – The Minister of Electricity and Water Affairs

Fourth Seminar

Third International Symposium on Renewable Energy “Climate Change, Green Cities, Sustainable Buildings, Renewable Energy and Waste Management” – 27 – 29 January 2019

Under the Patronage of His Excellency Dr. Abdul Hussain Ali Mirza – The Minister of Electricity and Water Affairs

Third Seminar

The Second International Seminar “Green Cities, Sustainable Buildings & Renewable Energy”

Under the Patronage of His Excellency Dr. Abdul Hussain Ali Mirza – The Minister of Electricity and Water Affairs

Second Seminar

KU Journals

Journal of Sustainable Cities and Built Environment is an international journal – JSCBE

The Journal of Sustainable Cities and Built Environment is an international journal publishes all aspects of the Cities and built environment that are related to architecture, urban design, landscape Architecture, urban planning field. All papers based on field survey, interview, questionnaire, simulations, measurement, experimental are welcome.  The aim of the journal focuses on cutting edge research and knowledge related to sustainability of built environment ranging from one building to the city that contributes to enhance the quality of the human lifestyle in the indoor and outdoor environment.

JSCBE Journal website

Journal of Contemporary Legal Studies – JCLS

The Journal of Contemporary Legal Studies is formed in the College of Law. It is related to the college organizational structure and is supervised by the Dean of the College. It is a journal specialized in the field of practical studies in all legal specializations and the Priority of publication in the journal takes into consideration the date of submission and is given to researches that tackle contemporary problems in the global, regional, and local legal labor market although published researches must be authentic and contemporary and should follow the proper scientific approach and the adopted scientific methods as will be mentioned in the publication procedures.

Volume 2 – Issue 2
Volume 2 – Issue 1
Volume 1 – Issue 2
Volume 1 – Issue 1

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