AAAS Research Competitiveness Program Boosts STEM Ecosystems at Home and Abroad

Charles Dunlap and Heather McInnis, director and associate program director of the AAAS Research Competitiveness Program (RCP), have logged some serious travel time in the past year in support of the AAAS mission to advance science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) programs and innovation. “I was home for a total of […]

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Strengthening the Research Ecosystem in Bahrain

As part of a new partnership with the Bahrain Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Council (HEC), AAAS RCP convened a panel at the end of June to carry out an assessment of university research governance and entrepreneurship strategy. The panel will recommend high-level strategies, policies, and practices to strengthen the […]

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Research Competitiveness Program (RCP) Continues to Support Research Ethics Infrastructure in Saudi Arabia

Following a successful implementation of RCP’s Research Ethics for International Collaboration short course in the major cities of Riyadh and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in December of 2018, the KSA Ministry of Education invited AAAS RCP back to run the course in the northern and southern cities of Tabuk and Abha, […]

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American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Research Competitiveness Program (RCP) Completes Peer Review for Inaugural Round of International Collaboration Grant Applications

This year RCP worked for the first time with the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education’s new Research and Development Office (RDO) to manage peer review of research proposals. RDO was established in 2017, with the goal of transforming the R&D ecosystem in Saudi Arabia through strategic initiatives to enhance the […]

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Program for Supporting Research and Development in Universities

​​​​ The Program for Supporting Research and Development in Universities   Research Ethics Workshop The Ministry of Education’s Research & Development office has held a workshop “Research Ethics” for Saudi universities in the cities of Riyadh & Jeddah during the period of 9-13 December 2018. The workshop’s objective is to […]

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RCP Develops and Implements New Research Ethics Short Course

RCP Develops and Implements New Research Ethics Short Course 7 January 2019 American Association for the Advancement of Science Research Competitiveness Program (RCP) At the request of the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education’s Research and Development Office (RDO), RCP developed a new short course for early-career scientists on research ethics […]

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Research Competitiveness Program (AAAS-RCP) -short course on research ethics for international

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Research Competitiveness Program (AAAS-RCP) begins working with the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education’s new Research Development Office (RDO). “AAAS-RCP, at the request of the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education’s Research and Development Office (RDO), RCP developed a new short course on […]

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Research Competitiveness Program (AAAS-RCP)- managing peer review for applications to the International Collaboration Grant (ICG) Program

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Research Competitiveness Program (AAAS-RCP) begins working with the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education’s new Research Development Office (RDO). “AAAS-RCP is currently managing peer review for applications to the International Collaboration Grant (ICG) Program that will support long-term partnerships with international universities, […]

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National scientific research strategy outlined

National scientific research strategy outlined 09 Nov 2018 Manama, Nov.9, (BNA): Higher Education Council (HEC) Secretary-General Scientific Research Director, Dr. Farzana Al-Maraghi received The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Special Advisor Albert Beckford Jones and discussed joint cooperation in the field of scientific research. Dr. Al-Maraghi outlined the national strategy for scientific […]

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Scientific research, innovation discussed with AAAS delegation

Scientific research, innovation discussed with AAAS delegation 26/09/2018 Oman Observer MUSCAT: Dr Rawya bint Saud al Busaidiyah, Minister of Higher Education, on Wednesday received a delegation from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) which includes Albert Beckford Jones, Special Advisor to AAAS and Charles Dunlap, Director of […]

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