Muscat College and Muscat University form an exceptional partnership to promote research and innovation

On 12 Jun 2023, Muscat College signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Muscat University to promote research and innovation in the region and contribute to advancing knowledge, economic prosperity, and cooperation in scientific research. As well, to contribute to the knowledge economy in Oman. The signing ceremony was attended by members of both sides, which reflects their commitment to promoting scientific research and innovation in the Sultanate.

The memorandum was signed by Dr Khalfan Abdullah Al-Masruri, Dean of Muscat College, and Professor Khamis Hamad Al-Yahya’i, President of Muscat University, for establishing a framework for joint efforts in the field of research, knowledge exchange, joint research and innovation. This strategic partnership aims to find cooperation to enhance scientific research capabilities and research projects in both institutions.

Dr Al-Masruri expressed his happiness during the signing ceremony, pointing out that the Research Center at Muscat College cares about and promotes scientific research and projects between the College with local and international institutions, and the signing of this memorandum of understanding with Muscat University enhances the capabilities in this area. We share and contribute to our beloved country Oman’s technical, social and economic development.

Dr Al-Masruri added that the signing of this memorandum confirms the commitment of Muscat College to promoting research-based education and contributing to the broader scientific community. It opens the door to collaboration in innovative research and the exchange of knowledge. It encourages a research-focused culture that nurtures curricula and aspiring researchers and drives the progress of Oman in various fields.

Dr Al Yahia also stressed the importance of this partnership, stating that we are excited to sign this research collaboration with Muscat College. By pooling our research forces and strengthening interdisciplinary cooperation, we can address the ever-growing and renewed challenges and developments and achieve results. In addition, it is influential for the research to enrich the research environment in the Sultanate.

With this pioneering partnership, Muscat College and Muscat University are poised to make significant contributions to research and innovation, cementing their position as leading educational institutions in Oman as they embark on a journey of joint exploration to advance knowledge and push the boundaries of academic excellence.

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