The University recognizes that research is central to its long-term viability and success. Faculty advancement and status at the University will reflect their success as scholars and to their ability to link their teaching and research programs. The University will strive to provide the facilities and environment to enable its faculty and students to achieve success as scholars.
To accomplish these goals the University will:
Emphasize the capacity of its students, faculty and scholars.
Emphasize basic and applied research.
Emphasize viable opportunities of problem solving and student
and community training.
Consider research as an important component for growth and
partnership with the society.
Adhere to the ethics and moral values of the society in
Diversify financial resources to accomplish research objectives.
2010 the DARIS Research Centre opened at the University of Nizwa. The 1400 m2
dedicated interdisciplinary research facility is the first of its kind within the Sultanate of Oman.
There are several units that comprise the centre including dedicated mass
spectrometry and electron microscopy core facilities employing state-of-the-art
instrumentation. Research laboratories at the centre are used to facilitate
research within the University of Nizwa and provide specialist analytical
Al-Khalil bin Ahmad Al Faraidi
The Al-Khalil bin Ahmad Al Faraidi
Centre for Arabic Studies was created to support scientific research of Arabic
literature, language, and culture. To accomplish this goal the Centre actively
promotes cooperation on these topics with universities in Oman and
throughout the Arab and international community. The Centre also supports the
publication by authors of new Arabic language manuscripts, encourages the study
and translation of Arabic heritage manuscripts, and hopes to contribute to the
revitalization of the Arabic publishing industry.
of Nizwa Chair of Oman's Medical Plant and Marine Natural Products:
Sultanate of Oman that aims at creating an innovation culture where capacities
are being built, collaboration and networking among researchers, scholars and
institutions are being forged, and where innovation outcomes are transformed
toward social economic growth. This five-year programme is set to further these
aims by building on Omani excellence in the chemistry, pharmacognesy and
pharmacology of medicinal plants and marine natural products of Oman.