Deputizing the President of JUST, Prof. Omar Al-Jarrah, the Vice President, Prof. Sarhan Haddad patronized the opening ceremony of the workshop titled "How to Obtain External Research Funding" organized by the Deanship of Scientific Research at the University.
During the opening ceremony, Dean of Scientific Research Prof. Ghassan Tashtoosh delivered a speech in which he welcomed the distinguished guests and the participating faculty members, stressing that holding such workshops is a fundamental part of JUST strategic research plan which aims at introducing internal and external grant opportunities to assist faculty members to find funding for research and other creative projects .
A number of topics on external research funding opportunities were presented by the participating experts which aim at identifying possible funding sources and the processes for submitting and evaluating research proposals for internal and external funding agencies.
Prof. Abeer Al-Bawab, Director General of the Scientific Research Support Fund (SRSF) of Jordan, Prof. Khalid Gharaibeh, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at Yarmouk University, Prof. Fahmi Abu-Rab, Coordinator of UE Erasmus + Project, and Prof. Mohammed Nazzal, a European projects expert gave presentations in this workshop.
At the end of the workshop, Prof. Ghassan Tashtoush handed the shields to the participants in recognition for their efforts in increasing the knowledge of faculty members about obtaining research funding.