Research Planning & Partnerships Office

About Us​

The KAUST Research Planning and Partnerships (RPP) office aims to facilitate and deliver the KAUST Research strategic objectives under the guidance of the Vice President for Research, Professor Donal Bradley.

Through excellence with impact and attitude, RPP will evaluate KAUST research, engage with the Research Community, and partner with best in class entities to advance KAUST research for the Kingdom and globally.

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Our Mission

Through a comprehensive program of evaluation and monitoring we provide the understanding needed to plan and progress research excellence with impact, also targeting strategic research partnerships to amplify KAUST Research outcomes.

Our Values & Operating Model

With passion in our working practices and careful consideration of our stakeholders' needs we seek to foster a culture of research excellence within KAUST and to support development of productive and sustainable partnerships.