Latest Research Highlights

Measuring e-learning readiness in Oman’s schools in collaboration with MOE

A research team led by Professor Ali Kadhem, College of Education, is conducting a research project designed to determine the degree of readiness of schools in the Sultanate to provide e-learning to their students in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The team will also look into the options available for schools to develop their e-learning capacity, including the availability of appropriate electronic equipment, teaching and administrative staff know-how in communicating with students electroni...
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Impact of COVID 19 on development in Oman

The emerging Covid-19 crisis has had a severe impact on all aspects of development in the Sultanate. Worldwide, consumer spending has declined, travel and tourism have been disrupted, and industry has slowed down due to movement restrictions. Economic activities and services such as transportation and shopping were also affected, which has led to a decrease in both consumption and demand.
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Preliminary results: Women are more likely to be anxious due to Covid 19

Initial findings of an SQU study suggest that women are more likely to have symptoms of anxiety and depression during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Hurricane-Warning Satellite.. A Student Idea

In recent years the Sultanate has witnessed a number of tropical cyclones which, although different in landing and impact, have highlighted the importance of early preparedness from various concerned agencies.
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Using Research to Invest in Social Media Opportunities

The results of a survey published by the Center for Statistics and Information recently showed that the average daily use of Omani social media platforms among Omanis was six hours, a reality that shows the extent of the spread of such media platforms among different segments of the society.
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Journal of Engineering Research elevated to Q3 ranking

The Journal of Engineering Research (TJER) was elevated in June 2020 to the Q3 journal ranking based on the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) indicator, an achievement that gives high impact on SQU as it is taken in the worldwide ranking of universities, and makes TJER a more prestigious journal in the region to attract high-quality research papers.
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ISTAIM2020 DELIBERATES INTELLIGENT HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

The International Symposium for Telemedicine and Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (ISTAIM2020), organized by the Communication and Information Research Centre (CIRC) and the Medical Research Centre (MRC) at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) commenced on Monday, 17 February 2020. The opening ceremony of the symposium was held under the patronage of HE Dr. Mubarak bin Saleh Al-Khadouri, Special Adviser to His Majesty the Sultan. The main theme of this symposium is “Towards an Intelligent Healt...
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Research and innovation pillars of SQU mission

Research and innovation pillars of SQU mission
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A new study examines the pedigree of horses in Oman

Purebred Arabian horsesis an expression that often makes headlines in horse racing news, which gives rise to a number of questions about their genetic background, and the kind of horses we have in the Sultanate.
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