Muscat – Registration for the ninth edition of the National Research Award, organised annually by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MoHERI), is open for interested applicants until Sunday, September 25, 2022.
The National Research Award (NRA) is presented in two categories – best published research led by a PhD holder or equivalent (senior specialist or higher in the medical field) and best published research led by a young researcher (a non-PhD holder).
The research areas within the ambit of the award include Education and Human Resources; Information and Communication Technologies; Health and Social Services; Cultural, Social and Basic Sciences; Energy and Industry; and Environmental and Biological Resources.
Criteria for acceptance include the research being of relevance to Oman and in the field of Education and Human Resources; Information and Communication Technologies; Health and Social Services; Cultural, Social and Basic Sciences; Energy and Industry; or Environmental and Biological Resources.
The published research must not have won any other award nationally or internationally.
NRA aims to encourage researchers to conduct high quality and relevant research in areas of national interest and increase the level of awareness about MoHERI and its various initiatives and programmes to support research and innovation.
The research must have been published after March 15, 2019, in a refereed journal, indexed in either Scopus, Web of Science or in one of the Arabic periodicals listed in the award’s website.
Interested applicants can apply through https://orp.trc.gov.om/awards/nra/sub.
Applicants can find additional information and updates regarding the conditions through the NRA’s official website (www.trc.gov.om), email [email protected] or 22305848/22305305.