About The Research Center


The  research center is linked to Directorate of skills development and innovations. The research center is hierarchically connected to all research centres at the university and this includes research centre of each college\institute. Since its establishment, the research center is trying to organise the way of producing research in the university, encourage researchers to aim for quality journals and conference by allocating certain amount of money for each quality level. The research center has put regulations on payment strategy for each publication type to encourage staff submit to high quality journals and conferences.

The research center is also responsible for all research groups of the university, it is aware of the activity of each research group. This is important when conduct coordination regards a project between the university and governmental or non-governmental agency outside the university. DPU has launched two conference; ICOASE 2018 and ICOASE 2019, the research center offered DPU researchers a full free of charge participation in those above-mentioned conferences including registration, attendance, oral presentation for the whole period of the conference.

The research center is responsible for the following activities:

1-   Oversight of Duhok Polytechnic University’s research strategy.

2-   Represent Duhok Polytechnic University to external R&D funding agencies in Iraq as well as worldwide institutions.

3-   Initiate research activities that contribute to; new discoveries, scientific and technical breakthroughs, innovation, institutional reputation.

4-   Coordinate and promote the University’s research.

5-   Responsible for initiating partnerships and collaborations with industry via research, knowledge transfer, and internships. In addition, managing and following up with the implementation of international programs and agreements.

6-   Promote international collaboration in research and engage in strategic alliances and networking with other world-wide universities.

7-   Managerial responsibility of skills development directorate. Responsible for skills development of the academic staff members of the DPU.

8-   Promote interdisciplinary research collaboration with the interaction of the University’s deans.  

9-   Establish, Maintain, and oversee programs and research’s laboratories and centers.

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