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Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Excellence Award for Clinical Scientific Research

 

Introduction:

The implementation of scientific research has become one of the most pressing needs at the present time due to the fact that the world is in a feverish race to acquire maximum fruitful knowledge which contributes significantly to the well-being and progress of mankind. Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group has given scientific research a great deal of material and moral support as it is a fundamental support for the Saudi society's development. Based on that, Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group has taken the initiative to provide everything that serves the individual and society alike in line with the Kingdom's aspirations for its ambitious goals which contribute to the ambitious Saudi Vision 2030.

 

Objectives of the Award:

        • Encourage and support clinical scientific research in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the benefit of the development of Saudi medical and healthcare services.
        • Allocate an annual award for excellence in clinical research under the title "Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Award for Excellence in Scientific Research".

 

Award Procedure:

  • The award is presented for the best researches published in Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Journal at the end of each year starting from 2020.
  • All accepted publications at Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Journal (HMJ) are examined at the end of each year by five national and international examiners as follows:
  1. Three members from HMJ editorial board.
  2. Two independent international examiners who will be carefully selected from internationally acclaimed academics and researchers.
  • The first three awards must be original researches in diseases treatment, pharmaceutical innovation, and biomedical technology.
  • The fourth award is presented for the best reviews (Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis, Meta Synthesis or Narrative Review). The award will be presented for the best four reviews (50,000 SAR for each research).
  • The fifth award is presented for the best three student researches (50,000 SAR for each research).
  • The sixth award is presented to the three winners in the Fellowship Programs at Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (50,000 SAR for each research).
  • Each Principle Investigator (PI) can apply for only one award from the above mentioned categories for one time unless the research topic is different.
  • Application starts at the beginning of the each calendar year (January 01).
  • Researcher submission of research's deadline is in the (August 30, 2021).
  • The award announcements are released in the fourth quarter of each calendar year.
  • The researches must address an aspect of national and international medical research priorities.

 

Award Criteria:

1- First Award:

  • A total of 500,000 SAR will be awarded to the winner.
  • The research must be an original research.
  • The research should produce ultimate solutions to a serious disease.
  • The research should enhance the quality of life by creating new ideas for patients' saftry.
  • The research has an evidence of improving clinical effectiveness.
  • The research is original, well designed, understood, comprehensive and challenging.
  • Possibility of impact on global healthcare.

     

2- Second Award:

  • A total of 300,000 SAR will be awarded to the winner.
  • The research must be an original research.
  • The research has produced ultimate treatment to a serious disease.
  • The research has enhanced the quality of life by creating treatments.
  • The research has an evidence of reducing cost and improving outcomes.
  • The research is original, well designed, understood, comprehensive and challenging.
  • Possibility of impact on local healthcare.

     

3- Third Award:

  • A total of 200,000 SAR will be awarded to the winner.
  • The research must be an original research.
  • Find new ways to provide quality healthcare.
  • The research has an evidence of improving operational effectiveness in healthcare services.
  • The research is original, well designed and understood. Information is unique, comprehensive and challenging.
  • Possibility of impact on either global or local healthcare.

 


4- Fourth Award:

  • The research must be Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Meta-synthesis, or Narrative Review.
  • 200,000 SAR will be awarded to four winners, one winner for each issue each research will receive a total 50,000 SAR.
  • The research has increased healthcare services quality and patients' safety.
  • The research has proven its high impact and applicability in healthcare.
  • The research is highly significant and likely to generate new knowledge in the field.
  • The study's findings are likely to have important aspects of public well-being.

     

5- Fifth Award (Student Research):

  • 150,000 SAR will be awarded to three winners, each winner will receive a total of 50,000 SAR.
  • The principle investigator must be student (Undergraduate or Postgraduate).
  • The research can be an original research or review.
  • The research contributes to developmental science and theory.
  • The research poses an important research question.
  • Demonstrates strong theoretical rationale.
  • The student researchers have demonstrated an efficient research understanding.


6- Sixth Award (Fellowship Program Research):

  • 150,000 SAR will be awarded to three winners, each winner will receive a total of 50,000 SAR.
  • The principle investigator must be enrolled in one of the fellowship programs of Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.
  • The research can be an original research or review.
  • The research contributes to developmental science and theory.
  • The research poses an important research question.
  • Demonstrates strong theoretical rationale.
  • The student researchers have demonstrated an efficient research understanding.





Link to Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Journal Editorial Manager:

Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Journal Editorial Manager

 

Link to author guidelines: Author Guidelines

For further details: Excellence.Award@drsulaimanalhabib.com