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Vice President's Message

The Research Sector continues its journey on a developmental path, implementing its established programs, facilitating faculty members in pursuing advanced and innovative research, and enhancing collaborative ties within the framework of existing research support rules and regulations. With its commitment to sustain growth in faculty research, RS efforts will always be directed to harnessing faculty members caliber, competence and potential for achieving original, innovative and high quality research, that tackle priorities and issues of national, more...

Circular on Expenditure Settlement and Petty Cash Requests

Your kind attention is drawn to the Ministry of Finance Circular, specifying the dates for annual closing of accounts for the fiscal year 2020/2021 for the government sector. Accordingly, the researchers are required to initiate the process of settling their research expenditures prior to the closing date.

Researchers are kindly requested to adhere to the deadlines, which require submission of requests for Petty Cash before December 17, 2020, and settling the expenditures by January 14, 2021.

Kindly be informed that any amount not settled by the deadline is liable for automatic deduction from the researchers’ salaries of February and March, 2021.

Special Call for Research Impact Assessment of the COVID-19

In the light of the exceptional circumstance that the State of Kuwait and the whole world is going through due to the outbreak of the new Corona virus (COVID 19). Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS) announces the introduction of a scientific initiative - with full support - aimed at engaging researchers from KU and other scientific and research institutions in the State of Kuwait in researching and studying all aspects related to this virus and its health, economic and educational implications. The Office of the Vice President for Research invites you to actively participate in this vital initiative by submitting research applications to KFAS.


RS Extends the Period of Poster Submissions for the Scientific Poster Day Event

RS- represented by the Office of External Collaboration and Consultation – announces the extension of posters submission period for the annual Scientific Poster day event held for scientific and humanities faculties, which will take place in March 2021. The last day for receiving posters submissions will be on Sunday 14 February, 2021. more...

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program


Research Chair program at KU