Dr. Ghazi Ali Al Rawas

Dean of Research

Dean's Message

The deanship is responsible for organizing, supervising, promoting and supporting research as the means for vast development and technological advancement. The role that Deanship of Research is playing in augmenting and expanding human knowledge is recognized through persistently seeking ways and new endeavors to encourage, develop, promote and support scientific activities both locally and internationally.


The deanship has largely concentrated and carefully considered modernizing and developing its tools to include interdisciplinary research with emphasis on integrated and comprehensive tracks in all disciplines. The deanship aims at achieving the university’s objective of helping faculty members at the university to push their research to internationally recognized levels and to promote scientific knowledge. The deanship provides researchers with whatever they need, from the latest equipment, to programs that help them accomplish their research proposals in the best possible manner.

The Deanship of Research shoulders the following responsibilities:

  • Funding research projects conducted by faculty members and other university personnel.
  • Ensuring that most of applied research proposals are funded locally or from agencies.
  • Publishing original research proposals, studies, books, translations and manuscripts.
  • Issuing set of journals published in different fields.

We look ahead towards further developing our services to meet all challenges of tomorrow with confidence and security in the knowledge that, it can continue to build upon the considerable success of previous endeavors. Meantime, while thanking you for visiting our website, we will be at your disposal to answer your queries.


Dr. Ghazi Ali Al Rawas

Dean of Research


Vision and Mission


Achieving Sultan Qaboos University's endeavor to be a leading university in the field of scientific research at the regional level, and to gain international recognition.


To enhance scientific research and its capabilities, facilitate knowledge generation, and find solutions to strategic challenges in the Sultanate of Oman and the Gulf region as a whole. We aim to achieve through an organized framework for the research management, which includes:

  • Strategic planning and policy formulation to enhance research capacity and performance.
  • Monitoring and evaluating research activities.
  • Implementing policies and practices designed to improve research capacity and performance.
  • Promoting the dissemination of research outcomes at the national and international levels.
  • Encouraging research that drives innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Building strong partnerships with other organizations to enhance collaboration, scientific exchange, and secure research fund.
  • Exploring new funding sources to enhance the financial sustainability of research activities.


Deanship Organizational Chart




مكتب العميد -02

Dr. Sulaiman Dawood Al Sab'ei

Assistant Dean of Research Deanship


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Mr. Hassan Salim Al Mahrooqi

Head of Coordination & Follow-up & Archi

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Ms. Sumaya Ali Al Habsi

Assistant Coordination & Follow-Up & Arc

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Mr. Abdul Majeed Abdullah Al Qartubi