Arab Researchers Award: Call for Nominations

The Scientific Committee for Abdul Hameed Shoman Arab Researchers Award calls for nominations for the Award’s 2017 cycle.  The deadline for receiving the completed nomination forms is April 30th under the following 6 fields: Medical & Health Sciences; Basic Sciences; Technological and Agricultural Sciences; Engineering Sciences; Literature; Humanitarian, Social & Educational Sciences; and Economic & Administrative Sciences.

The Abdul Hameed Shoman Arab Researchers Award is the first Award of its kind supporting scientific research and recognizing researchers in the Arab world. Since its launch in 1982, around 412 researchers residing in and outside of the Arab world won this Award. An independent Scientific Committee oversees the management of the Award from the selection of topics under the 6 fields to the appointment of judging committee members from all around the Arab world each year.

The evaluation criteria focus on emphasizing scientific research outcomes with added value to address local, regional and international challenges; in addition to contributing to the dissemination of applied research culture and knowledge.

Conditions and application guidelines are found on: https://www.shoman.org/ar/programs/2/جائزة-عبد-الحميد-شومان-للباحثين-العرب/

For more information, contact: ResearchersAward@Shoman.org.jo

About Ruba Al-Zu'bi

Ruba Al Zubi is a Sustainability Policy and Governance Advisor/Expert. She is a staunch advocate for policy-enabled action and has gained a unique experience in the areas of policy and planning, institutional development, sustainability mainstreaming into economic sectors, donor relations and research and innovation management. She recently served as Advisor to the President for Science Policy and Programme Development, Royal Scientific Society (RSS – Jordan). Prior to that, Ruba led the Scientific Research Department at Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation, served as the first Policy Director at the Ministry of Environment, established and led several departments at the Development and Free Zones Commission, and served as the Chief Executive Officer of EDAMA Association for Energy, Water and Environment. In the nonprofit world, Al Zubi is a Plus Social Good Advisor with the United Nations Foundation and a Founding Member of Jordan Green Building Council. She is a global volunteer, mentor, speaker and blogger.
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