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Intermediate Training

Intermediate Training 15-17 January 2018

Introduction

The three-day workshop will be conducted for training the trainers in West Bank. TUWIEN and the University of Glasgow will introduce advanced topics in Research Output Management Infrastructure, Policies, and Sustainability planning. In addition, the Business Model Canvas drafted by the Palestinian partner universities will be evaluated and put to life. .


Venue

The workshop will take place at Al-Quds Open University in Ramallah 15-16 January 2018, and at Palestine Technical University Tulkarm 17 January 2018.

QOU   Kadoorie

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Agenda

Day 1: Monday January 15, 2018 – AlQuds Open University – Al Bireh

Video Conference Room, 4th Floor, Behind Plaza Mall
Time Topic
9.00 - 09.15 Welcome
  • Prof. Dr. Samir Najdi (QOU Vice President for Academic Affairs)
  • Dr. Basri Saleh (MoHE)
  • Dr. Nedal Jayousi (Erasmus+ NEO)
9.15 - 09.30 ROMOR Introduction:
  • DR. Yousef Abu-Zir
09.30 - 10.30 Research workflows and system integration:
  • Dr. Joy Davidson, University of Glasgow
  • Dr. Tomasz Miksa, Technical University of Vienna
10.30 - 10.45 Coffee break
10.45 - 12.30 Research workflows and system integration – group work:
  • Led by Dr. Tomasz Miksa, Technical University of Vienna
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 14.45 Policies – group work:
  • Led by Dr. Tomasz Miksa, Technical University of Vienna
14.45 - 15.00 Coffee break
15.00 - 15.45 Customising DMPonline:
  • Dr. Joy Davidson, University of Glasgow
15.45 - 16.00 Wrap-up and conclusion of the day:
  • Prof. Andreas Rauber, Technical University of Vienna

 

Day 2: Tuesday January 16, 2018 – AlQuds Open University – Al Bireh

Video Conference Room, 4th Floor, Behind Plaza Mall
Time Topic
9.00 - 9.30 Business and Sustainability Planning – joint session:
  • Presentations of completed Business Model Canvases (BMC) from each university (10 minutes each)
  • Discussion and feedback
9.30 - 10.30 Business and Sustainability Planning – detailed feedback with each PS HEI team
  • AlQuds Open University
  • Birzeit University
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 - 12.00 Implementation plan – group work:
  • Led by Dr. Joy Davidson, University of Glasgow
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 14.35 Invited talks:
  • “Research, Education, and Conservation in Developing Countries in a Networked Global Ecosystem”, Prof Mazin Qumsiyeh – Bethlehem University
  • “Vision of Research Support/Management as an Integral Part of Academic Work at PS HEIs”, Professor Mohammed M. Al-Subu – MoHE
  • “Introducing The Scientific Research and Development Unit at the Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education”, Dr Ahmad Othman – MoHE
14.35 - 14.45 Coffee break
14.45 - 15.15 Closing:

Summary of the workshop and planned next actions

  • Prof. Andreas Rauber, Technical University of Vienna

 

Day 3: Wednesday January 17, 2018 – Palestine Technical University (PTUK) – Tulkarm

Room E014 - Ground Floor - Kadoorie (2) Building
Time Topic
9.00 - 09.10 Welcome:
  • Prof. Mutamed khatib (PTUK Vice President for Academic Affairs)
9.10 - 09.30 ROMOR Introduction:
  • Dr. Nael Salman
9.30 - 10.30 Business and Sustainability Planning:
  • Presentation of the completed Business Model Canvas (BMC) by PTUK team
  • Feedback and discussion
10.30 - 10.45 Coffee break
10.45 - 12.00 Policies – group work:
  • Led by Dr. Tomasz Miksa, Technical University of Vienna
12.00 - 13.15 Lunch
13.15 - 14.45 Data Management Plans (DMP) overview:
  • Dr. Tomasz Miksa, Technical University of Vienna
DMP practical activity:
  • Dr. Joy Davidson, University of Glasgow
14.45 - 15.00 Coffee break
15.00 - 16.00 Institutional Repository Software – Testing and Comparison
  • Dr. Iyad Alagha, The Islamic University of Gaza
Repositories and infrastructure planning:
  • Led by Prof. Andreas Rauber, Technical University of Vienna
16.00 - 16.15 Closing – Summary of the workshop and planned next actions:
  • Dr. Joy Davidson, University of Glasgow

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