UOWD researchers fared extremely well in the recent UAE National Research Foundation grant outcomes.
Their success rate in the competitive and highly competitive categories was 83% (5 of the 6 full proposals submitted by UOWD), which was well above the national average of 58%.
The following grants have been rated as highly competitive** or competitive*:
Project TitleUOWD researchersUser Adoption of E-government in UAE*Dr. Jawahitha Sarabdeen and Dr. Gwendolyn RodriguesIs the level of wealth related to an individuals happiness? Indicators of Gross National Happiness in the United Arab Emirates*Dr. Payyazhi Jayashree, Dr. Michael Thorpe and
Dr. Peter HosieRapid habitat conversion in Dubai: quantifying effects on avifauna and predicting future changes*Professor Robert WhelanVirtual Manipulation and Force Sensing during Inner Ear Surgery for Clinical Application**Dr. Catherine ToddNew Design Approach for Safer and Economical Structures in Seismic Regions**Dr. Kamal Jaafar
UOWD congratulates these researchers on this recognition, at a national level, of their research abilities and the quality of their particular proposals.