Approved Projects

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Year

Principal Investigator

Project Title

1

2001

Majek Fatope

Bioactivity-driven chemical investigation of Omani biodiversity for medicinally and agronomically valuable compounds: the development of Omani natural products

Details

2

M. Osman Hassan

Hypertension and the metabolic syndrome in Oman: intervention, clinical trial, and the mapping of genes

3

Zakia M. Al-Lamki

Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: molecular correlates of clinical outcomes: a comparison of Omani and American children

4

Mahdi El-Mardi

Improvement of date palm production and date quality

5

2002

Salim H. Al-Harthy

Atmospheric corrosion maps and corrosion products of mild steel, copper, aluminum and zinc in Muscat

Details

6

Ahmed Sana

Assessment and modeling of the fate of oil spills in the coastal regions of the Sultanate of Oman

7

Osman Sati

Modelling of the pollutant plume at Wadi Suq: a geo-statistical approach

8

Ahmed Abdusalam

Sand encroachment and its associated hazards on roads and settlements in the Sultanate of Oman

9

Shyam Sablani

Seawater greenhouse development for arid climates: an innovative approach to water desalination and crop production

10

Stefan Kasapis

Fish product development for export and the local market

11

2003

Ashraf T. Al-Hinai

Investigation of the hydrogen-induced cracking of metals in aqueous media containing sulphide ions

Details

12

Kamlesh Bhourgara

Delaying the development of diabetes mellitus type 2 in Oman – “AMAL” study

13

Masud Choudhury

A comparative study of economic development in the light of petroleum-related sectoral linkages and diversification: Oman, Saudia Arabia and Canada

14

Talal Y. Al-Awadhi

The use of geographical information systems and remote sensing to monitor and analyze urban growth in greater Muscat

15

Sanmugam Prathapar

Evaluation of greywater reuse potential for sustainable water resources management in Oman – Phase I

16

2004

M.Osman Hassan

Hypertension and the metabolic syndrome in Oman: intervention, clinical trial, and the mapping of genes

Details

17

Ahmed M. Al-Naamani

The development of information technology training and a research infra-structure

18

Mohamed Aoudia

Surfactants for enhanced oil recovery in Yibal reservoir conditions: product selection and evaluation

19

Ahmed M. Al-Futaisi

Environmental assessment of selected waste-dumping sites in Oman and risks for populations living in their vicinity: a case study - Barka and Bowsher

20

Reginald Victor

The Al Jabal al Akhdar Initiative – conservation and sustainable development in a fragile mountain ecosystem in Northern Oman

21

Salim M. Al-Hatrooshi

Coastal erosion in the Batinah

22

Iqrar Khan

Improving production of vegetable crops by development of stress tolerant germplasm and farming systems research

23

2005

Salam S. Al-Kindi

Newborn haemoglobinopathy carrier screening: towards comprehensive and improved patient care of sickle cell disease in Oman

Details

24

Moosa A. Al-Kindi

Development of a distance learning model

25

Bassam Soussi

Value-added marine raw materials and health

26

Linus Opara

Postharvest technology to reduce losses and improve the quality and supply of fresh produce in Oman

27

2006

Sandy Raeburn

Family and genetic understanding of autosomal recessive diseases

Details

28

Sobhi Naser

Diamond potentiality in the kimberlites of the Bataina nappes, Eastern Oman

29

Salim A. Al-Rawahy

The management of salt-affected soils and water for sustainable agriculture

30

2007

Osman Hersi

Surface and subsurface geological study of the mesozoic succession of the Jiza–Qamar (Dhofar) basin: implications for exploration potential of an overlooked hydrocarbon system

Details

31

Yassine Charabi

Urban climate and air pollution in Muscat city: multi-scale approaches

32

Farid Talukder

The development of management strategies for pesticide resistance and pesticide residue problems in Omani agriculture

33

H. Esechie

The conservation and utilization of plant genetic resources in Oman

34

2008

Abdulkadir Elshafie

Microbial-enhanced oil recovery

Details

35

Mahad Baawain

Investigating the applications of wastewater effluents and sludge: environmental risk or potential energy source?

36

Anesh Govender

Stock assessment of kingfish

37

Rashid A. Al-Yahyai

Rejuvenating lime and mango production in Oman: resolving current challenges

38

Osman Mahgoub

The characterization, evaluation and conservation of indigenous animal genetic resources in the Sultanate of Oman

39

2009

Haider Ahmed Al-Lawati

Developing microfluidic systems for routine analysis of pharmaceutical samples

Details

40

David Dennison

Establishment of a national facility in stem cell translational research for novel cellular-based therapies and tissue repair

41

Ibrahim Soghayroun

Sources of the history of Omani-East African relations1624 – 1963: a critical and analytical study

42

Mushtaque Ahmed

The feasibility of managed aquifer re-charge using excess treated wastewater in Oman

43

2010

Maher Abu Hilal

Evaluation of Teachers in Public Schools in the Sultanate of Oman: A study in Quality

Details

44

Sergey Dobretsov

Economical, social and environmental impacts of marine biofouling in the Sultanate of Oman

45

Abdullah Al-Sadi

Potential sources of soil-borne plant pathogenic fungi and bacteria into farms in Oman

46

Allal Ouhtit

From Gene Expression Analysis of Omani Breast Tumors to Biomarkers/ Candidate Gene Discovery

47

2011

Azza Mustafa

Towards Quality Early Childhood Education in Oman: Moving from Licensure to Accreditation

Details

48

Abdalla Osman

Estimating natural groundwater recharge and discharge in North Oman

49

Mohamed Shafiur Rahman

Value Added Functional Products from Less Utilized Biomaterials Locally Available in the Sultanate

50

Yahya Al-Farsi

Autism in Oman: Epidemiology and Etiology

51

Thuwayba Al Barwani

Measuring Against Expectations: Development of a Multidimensional Profile of College Readiness of Sultan Qaboos University Intake 2011 - 2013

52

Anwar Al-Rawas

The impact of the New Media on Socialization: An Interdisciplinary study on Oman

53

2012

Rahma Ibrahim Al-Mahrooqi

Public School Graduates and their Weakness in English: Stakeholder Perspectives

Details

54

Sundararajan Narasimman

Uranium and associated minerals in the Sultanate of Oman-Geophysical and geochemical exploration

55

Shahid Al-Bulushi

An Assessment of the Application of Lean Thinking in the Omani Health Care Sector

56

Mahmoud Mohamed Emam

Development of An Optimal Framework for the Identification and Intervention of Pupils with Reading Disorders in Oman

57

Ali Al Musawi

Effectiveness of the Design and Use of New Software in Learning Arabic Reading at Omani First Basic Education Cycle's Schools

58

Sobhi Nasir

Characterization of Oman Meteorites

59

Sarim Dastgir

Production of Polyolefinic Materials via Coordination Polymerisation

60

2013

Mohamed Khalid

Design and Development of biologically active artificial bone with precise anatomical shapes and sizes

Details

61

Yousuf Salim Al-Hinai

Creating a Strategic Presence in Social Media: A Framework for the Utilization of Social Media by Government Agencies in Oman

62

Khashef Zayed

Assessment of Life Style: Physical activity, Nutrition Status, Sleep Duration, and BMI Among Schools’ Adolescents in Oman (14-18)

63

Abdullah Mohamed Al-Sadi

Characterizing the nature of resistance to Witches’ broom disease in Omani lime

64

Esra Al Khasawneh

Breast Cancer Awareness Among Omani Women

65

Fahad Mahmood Al-Zadjali

Identification of Novel therapeutic targets for inflammatory-associated human disorders

 66 2014   Munther Al Busaidi  Assessment of the Role of Disclosures in Muscat Securities Market  Details
67  Dr.Said Al Dhafri  Predicting Omani Students’ Academic Achievement 
 68 Mohamed El Tahir Osman  Extending the Learning Landscape in Oman 
69   Yasmin El Tahir A Novel Molecular Approach to Investigating Brucellosis 
 70 Taisira Al Belushi  Quality of E-services in Oman 
 71 Yahya Al Tamimi 

Identification Of Putative Genes Involved in Ovarian Cancer 

72

2015

Dr.Khalid AL Amri

 

Efficiency of Oman Insurance Market

Details

73

Dr.Najma Al Zidjaly

The Impact of Social Media on Omani Youth

 

74

Dr.Younis Baqi

 

Investigating the Anti-Cancer Properties of Natural Products Isolated from Date Fruits (Phoenix Dactylifera L.) of the Omani Elite Variety “Khalas

 

75

Dr.Muneer Karadsheh

 

The Social, Cultural, Economic Influences of the Developmental Projects in the Duqm Area

 

76

Dr.Mohammed El-Ghali


 

Diagenesis and reservoir quality evaluation of Middle Cambrian to Early Ordovician clastic hydrocarbon reservoirs in Oman Interior Sedimentary Basin

 

77

Dr.Sobhi Nasir

 

Geological Exploration, Mapping, Economic Potential and Assessment of the Dimension stone Resources of Oman