Call for Research Proposals

The Professional, Postgraduate Studies, and Research Committee (PPRC) would like to announce the first CALL FOR RESEARCH PROPOSALS to the academic community of the Modern College of Business and Science (MCBS).

The mission of MCBS is to facilitate learning and growth in knowledge, skills, innovation and technical know-how that best serve the community in the 21st century. To align to this mission, MCBS has included in its strategic plan the perspective on Research and Consultancy which aims to contribute to the creation and sharing of knowledge.

Broadly defined, institutional research projects are any type of research activities aimed to improve/ modernize/develop internal and/or external processes/activities/procedures/affairs within the functioning of MCBS in order to achieve its mission, vision, and objectives in the best possible way benefiting all shareholders and society at large. In short, institutional research projects focus on solving specific problems of MCBS. The college’s Research Agenda has a list of research questions/areas to provide orientation to this effort.

Submitted proposals will be shortlisted and reviewed by a panel of examiners. The college has set aside a fund to support the conduct of the selected research projects and the dissemination of the output in conferences. The funding support includes the payment of 1) the conduct of research activities based on the approved budget of the research project, and 2) registration, travel, and per diem required for one research conference.

This CALL RESEARCH PROPOSALS is effective from the start of Summer 1 (May 8, 2016) and ends at the close of Summer 2 (August 25, 2016). Please apply and submit your proposals on-line.

Please refer to the following documents for your guidance: