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National Research Center

 

The National Research Center

 

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National Research Center

Gaza Strip

 

Introduction

 

The National Research Center (NRC) is a quazi-governmental organization incorporated in Palestine and a nonprofit research institution and, it is independent, apolitical, non-partisan and non-sectarian  and providing objective analysis and effective solutions that address the challenges facing the Palestinians public and private sectors around the Palestinian society, the Arab world and global.

We seek to promote scientific and applied research, particularly in matters related to industry, nature, health and food resources and other primary constituents of the Palestinian national economy, in an endeavor to serve the goals of economic, technological and scientific development, and to advise government on scientific matters and on scientific policy issues.

NRC seeks an improve understanding of the complex setting affecting the Palestinian younger generation. On the basis of better knowledge and information of the forces shaping the attitudes, aspirations and behavior of these young researchers, constraints and challenges they face, also brings together scholars in the field of Peace Education process from the globe and Palestinian universities and educational institutions complemented by professional practitioners the Palestinian private organizations and other institutions

We are dedicated to the development of science and technology within Palestinian capacity.   The NRC has three main goals, one of which is to study the economic and social factors that affect the development of science and technology and how new developments will effect economics and the society.  In order to meet this goal, The NRC has constructing and processing the Alternative Energy Center Laboratory and a pilot project at National Research Center in Gaza Strip.

We are looking for practical ways to support them in the achievement of better lives and democratic societies through a solar energy source of Renewable Energy Technology.

 

Institution objectives and Goals:

Conduct scientific research and studies concerned with the progress of national industry and which facilitate the preservation of the environment;

  1. Encourage Palestinians to practice scientific research and nourish the spirit of research in the younger generation including training cadres in specialized fields which society sectors needs;
  2. Explore and study natural resources and means for exploiting them, energy and water resources, and methods to improve agriculture and develop aquatic resources;
  3. Render scientific, technological and research consultation services to the Palestinian government and to national establishment;
  4. Follow up the development of scientific and technological progress, and adapt it in ways that conform with the local environment;
  5. Establish and foster relations, and carry out mutual research with higher education institutes, and the technological and scientific sectors in Palestinian Authority and various parts of the world; and
  6. Participate in the study of ways to verify the resources of the national economy by investing the results, of scientific and technological research in industry, health and directing it in the services of the State’s economic and social

The Research Departments of the center are:

  1. Department of Humanities
  2. Department  of Applied Sciences
  3. Department  of Engineering Science
  4. Department  of Commerce and administration
  5. Department  of Health Science and Environment
  6. Department  of Agricultural Science
  7. Department  of Information Technology
  8. Department  of Information Economy and administrative sciences

Academy’s Scientific Departments:

  1. Life Sciences (Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Medicine)
  2. Physical Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Engineering)
  3. Earth Sciences (Geology, Hydrology, Environment)
  4. Communication Sciences (Computer and Software, Information Technology, Telecommunication)
  5. Management Sciences
  6. Economic and Social Sciences
  7. Humanities (Education, Psychology, Sociology and Administrative)

  Priorities for Targeted Research Activities:

  1. Factors Affecting a Nation’s Development & Interaction between these Factors (see more details);
  2. Developed a memorandum  of understanding agreement between the national Research Center in Gaza-Palestine  and the National Research Center in Giza-Arab Republic of Egypt;
  3. Developed a memorandum of understanding agreement between the national Research Center in Gaza-Palestine and the Palestinian Industrial Union in Gaza;
  4. An official cooperation between the National Research Center in Gaza-Palestine and The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research in the United Arab Emirates;
  5. We are preparing a memorandum of understanding agreement between the national Research Center in Gaza-Palestine and the Al-Ahram Center for Strategic Studies in Cairo, Egypt;
  6.  We have been sent a number of scientific personnel through the Palestinian ministries and universities to be attend training courses in the Arab Atomic Energy Authority, which is affiliated with the Arab League;
  7. We have been sent a number of scientific personnel through the Palestinian ministries and universities to be attend training courses at the center of the Middle East’s regional radioactive isotopes, which is affiliated with the Arab League;
  8. Activate a scientific research agreement between the National Research Center in Gaza and the University of Palestine; and finally
  9. Initiative to create satellite/wireless telecommunications infrastructure and educational pogroms for access to educational resources across national and cultural boundaries for global peace.

Future for Targeted Research Activities

  1. Agriculture
  2. Energy and Natural Resources
  3. Communication Technology
  4. Medical & Health Sciences

Board of Trustees Council:

The Board of Trustees is responsible for the overall policy concerning   the conduct, management and operation of the Scientific, Technology and Development Institute Program.

The founding members of Scientific, Technology and Development Institute are same of the most distinguished members of the Palestinian experts each on their own field.  The council includes the following:-

  Name Title Notes
1. Prof. Dr. Yousef M. Abu Day’yah  President Biochemistry
2. Dr. Fouad M. EL-Harazin International Relation Physics
3. Dr. Abd El-Karem  Madhoon Member Physiology
4. Dr. Osama Slisl Member Computer
5. Dr.Saif Aldeen Blawi Member Law
6. Dr. Ashraf El-Kurd Member Management
7. Dr. Isam  Afgani Member Dentist
8. Eng. Hassien Abo Zaid Member Engineer
9. Dr. Khalid Bashear Member Chemistry
10. Dr. Said Nabhan Member Education
11. Dr. Ali Almusry Member English
12. Dr. Basam Basher Member Library
13. Dr. Ahmed Samha Member Microbiology
14. Dr. Hamad Abo Shaweesh Member Chemistry

The responsibilities of the Council of NRC Scientists trustees:

  • The council of Scientists deliberates and decides on scientific matters related to the current operation of the NRC program.
  • Following up academic research plan at NRC observing the financial & administrative activates seeking to secure the NRC needs supervising its developing projects
  • Surveying project systems , regulation and carrying our the necessary decision ,
  • Taking care of NRC interest , supporting its plan and strengthens its relation with the national and international institutions

NRC Secretariat

The Secretariat in Gaza Strip, Palestine is the executive office of the Human Palestinian National Research Center Program. It receives applications and organizes the review process, and co-ordinates the activities of the Board of Trustees, the Council of Scientists and the Review Committees. Enquiries about the NRC should be directed to the Secretariat. Enquiries should be made to the appropriate office listed at the bottom of the page. Individual members of the Secretariat staff may be contacted directly via e-mail by clicking their names in the list.

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