GUST President, Professor Walid Bouhamra welcomed a team from the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) to speak to GUST faculty members on the detailed process of attaining grants. Dr. Mohammed Ramadhan, Director of Research at KFAS kicked off the presentation to GUST faculty explaining how the two institutions have worked hand in hand over the last few years to produce valuable academic research in line with the needs of Kuwait.
The presentation covered the ways in which KFAS is structured to help academics on their research journey, and how it can help GUST can move from being a teaching university to a teaching & research focused university.
After Dr. Ramadhan's presentation, Mr. Yousef Al Enezi from the KFAS Research Department, explained the detailed procedures that need to be followed in order for research grants to be dispensed.
Finally, Ms. Batool Madhawi, from the KFAS Reseach Department, explained the ways in which the budgetary aspect of research grants is divided, what they cover, and how they are allocated.
The presentation was followed by a short Q&A session where faculty were able to ask questions and express their concerns directly to KFAS members. GUST would like to thank KFAS for their continuous support of its research efforts.