Awareness Seminar on External Research Funding Programmes: Policies and Procedures
The presentation was intended to give awareness to Engineering Department staff on various TRC Funding Programmes, its policies, the review process, thrust areas, eligibility and evaluation criteria and submission process. The TRC Policies on PI and RI, eligible costs, salary, stipend and scholarship, equipment ownership, support acknowledgment, budget adjustments, validation of expenditure and auditing and submission of reports were discussed.
All the Research Programmes under the TRC, Oman, were introduced, giving more emphasis on the RG and URG Programmes. TRC Proposal Submission and Review Process were discussed in detail. In addition, the RCC policy of Ibri College of Technology was briefed and the staff were informed about the requirements and timelines for carrying out research in the college. Intellectual property rights, and its filing procedure based on the IP Policy were also discussed.