Stressing the Importance of Research
King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, sponsored the closing ceremony of the 14th research day activities which was organized by the Deanship of Scientific Research in cooperation with the research centers in the university faculties and departments.
In his speech, Rector Al-Solamy stressed the importance of university research activities. He noted that research is a vital skill for faculty and students, and that universities play a vital role in advancing scientific progress in many disciplines through research. The Rector also stated that King Khalid University has made great strides in expanding research efforts over the last two years. This achievement would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of the research units at all colleges and campuses.
The Rector also explained his future plans for research at the university. 'We will further expand the scope and breadth of scientific research across many disciplines and encourage increased participation throughout female campuses and departments'.
Rector Al-Solamy: 'We will further expand the scope and breadth of scientific research across many disciplines and encourage increased participation throughout female campuses and departments'.
In his speech, Dean of Scientific Research, Dr. Hamid Al-Qarni, stated that research is the cornerstone of the university's strategic plan and a critical goal in attaining recognition as a top 200 university worldwide.
He thanked the Rector for his support and continuing focus on research capabilities within the university system. The Dean also congratulated the university for increasing scientific publication by 78% year over year.
The ceremony concluded with honoring the outstanding researchers and research centers as follows:
- Dr. Ibrahim Sayed; Faculty of Science, Physics Department - Most Published Researcher;
- Dr. Ola Al-Haqan; Faculty of Science, Physics Department - Highest Research Published in 2018;
- Dr. Hamed Al-Ghrama; Top University Publishing Center Award for 2018;
- Notable Collegiate Awards (in ranking order): College of Science, Faculty of Languages & Translation, Faculty of Humanities.