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Award Details

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Graduate Studies in cooperation with the Research Outreach Department at the University are pleased to announce the categories of research awards in the second forum for women in research entitled "Quwa: Empowering Women in Research and Innovation". The award categories address the most important issues, topics and priority research challenges in different fields. The announcement of the forum is circulated to all universities in the country, according to the following details:

​Research Category 
​Prize Value
- Health Sciences 
- Pharmacy
- Medicine
- Dentistry 
​​​5 Prizes
Total: 50,000 AED      
Per Prize: 10,000 AED          
- ​Engineering
- Sciences
- Computing & Informatics
- Other disciplines with contribution to science and technology
(i.e. Business, Communication, Humanities, Law...)
- Best Paper Award in ArabWIC2021 (Faculty/Student)
​​10 Prizes
Total: 100,000 AED
Per Prize: 10,000 AED 

​Faculty Award for Excellence in Research
​Best Research Work

​Community Impact 
​Industry Partnership 
Student Award for Excellence in Research
​Best Research Work

​Community Impact 

​Terms and Conditions 

  • The research work should not be published yet.
  • The prize should be spent on the research project such as conference expenses, publication fees, project resources, software, etc. 
  • The research work should acknowledge the sponsor in its publication.
  • The applicant can’t submit more than two research studies.
  • The applicant should be female researcher in a university at UAE.
  • The applicant can be a female student (Master/PhD), female faculty or female research assistant.

Click Here for Call for Participation (CFP)

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Due Date "Extended" 19/06/2021
Abstract Notification To Authors 04/07/2021
Final Research Work Submission Due Date 18/07/2021
The winners will be announced on 26/08/2021