The “Researchers’ Service Unit” provides research consultancy services to the faculty members of Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University to facilitate the publications in the highly-ranked scientific journals according to the vision of the “Deanship of Scientific Research”.
The unit will coordinate between the needs of researchers and the distinctive available competencies in the University and international companies of scientific editing with an aim to improve the quality of the research outputs and will help the new faculty members to begin their journey for excellent publications.
Distinction and leadership in providing research services and scientific consultations to the researchers at Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University.
Support the researchers and provide their research needs and requirements through the research services and specialized consultations in the field of translation, scientific editing and statistical analyses to facilitate the process of publishing in the highly-ranked scientific journals.
- Raise the level of “scientific publication” quantitatively and qualitatively.
- Improve the quality of research outputs.
- Facilitate the researchers in publishing their distinguished scientific papers.
- Provide the investment opportunity to the University to support the idea of knowledge economy and to strengthen the endogenous resources and potential of the university.
- Support the University to achieve one of its objectives of scientific publication in the specialized highly-ranked scientific journals.
- Activate the role of the “Deanship of Scientific Research” in terms of communication with the researchers to solve their problems and obstacles in the way of excellent scientific production.
The objectives of the Unit are to provide the services in two main areas as follows:
- Research Services
- Consultation Services.
- Translation and Proofreading services:
The Unit provides the services of translation of scientific researches, abstracts, scientific thesis and it’s editing in cooperation with “best translation team” and “authorized local institutes” to provide the following services:
- Translation from Arabic to English language and vice-versa.
- Proofreading in both Arabic and English languages.
- Scientific Editing and Publication Services:
In order to increase the number of researches published with the affiliation of the University in the highly-ranked international journals (ISI, Web of Science and Scopus), the Unit collaborates with specialized international companies to provide following support:
- Intensive Scientific Editing.
- Help new faculty to select the relevant international journals and to format the research papers according to journals’ requirements.
- Check for any plagiarism issues.
- Statistical Analysis Services:
In collaboration with statistically specialized best team and offices, the Unit will provide statistical analysis services for scientific papers and thesis which include the followings:
- Statistical analysis using best and latest statistical programs.
- Prepare tables and graphs according the scientific requirements.
- Other services
- Support researchers conducting field studies by providing the services of filling up the questionnaires in coordination with relevant entities.
To benefit from scientific expertise and capabilities of the faculty members of Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University and other local universities, the Unit will cooperate with highly experienced and efficient faculty members from different specializations to provide research consultations as needed by the researchers and post-graduate students in return of financial reward to the consultants.