Dean of Scientific Research and Graduate Studies
The University of Petra considers Scientific Research and Graduate Studies as the main pillar of academic activities.
The Deanship of Scientific Research and Graduate Studies undertakes the management of such activities in accordance with the following organizational chart:
The Scientific Research Board undertakes the responsibility for supporting research activities at the University. The Board also considers the possibility of financing research, authorship proposals and activities, applications submitted for attendance of local, regional and international scientific and educational conferences, together with conferences and seminars to be held at the University of Petra.
Duties of the Dean of Scientific Research:
Develop the general policy of scientific research; specify the means of implementation thereof, and prepare the plans for scientific research in cooperation with the deans of the Faculties.
Prepare necessary instructions for the management of scientific research and take necessary steps to encourage, coordinate, support, follow-up, evaluate, and publish such research.
Lay the foundations and conditions necessary to preserve UOP's and researchers' rights on scientific research and their results, provided that such results do not conflict with patent and copyright rules and regulations in force in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Discuss the annual budget for scientific research and scholarships' program in accordance with the instructions in force.
Supervise the issues of magazines or periodicals which are concerned with the deployment of specialized scientific research.
Endorse the financial support allocated for research projects, publication of literature, and participation in conferences.
Any other matters related to scientific research.