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With an impressive standing among Palestine’s best research universities, An-Najah National University is working hard to retain its position. It is committed to achieving excellence in research, and to ensuring that its research contributes to the well-being of society. It seeks to provide a creative and supportive environment in which ideas are generated and can flourish. In addition to the University achievements in fundamental research, it is also well-positioned to make significant contributions to the global innovation agenda.


The Deanship of Scientific Research at the University announced that the research output from the University until the end of the year 2021 reached 3280 research papers. According to Scopus database, this research output is equivalent to approximately 36% of the national scientific research output from Palestine in 2021.

The University aims at providing academic leadership in several areas and to develop strategic partnerships around the world to advance research, and the impact of that research, in these areas.

The University’s top researchers include Dr. Sa'ed H. Zyoud (25 research papers), Dr. Nidal Jaradat (23 research papers), Dr. Ramzi Shawahna (20 reach papers), Prof. Shehdeh Jodeh (17 research papers), Dr. Mohammed Hawash (16 research papers), Dr. Zaher Nazzal (14 research papers), Eng. Ramez Abdullah (14 research papers), Dr. Adel Juaidi (14 research papers), Prof. Walid Sweileh (12 research papers), Dr. Samah Al-Jabi (11 research papers) and Prof. Othman Hamid (11 research papers).

On this occasion, Professor Rawa Ramahi, Dean of Scientific Research paid tribute to the university's top researchers and referred to the increase number of citations to the University research publications which reached about 78,000. She also thanked An-Najah staff for their continued support, enthusiasm and dedication.

“Research is an intensely competitive activity and we are looking at and responding to worldwide competition in the world of research.” She said.


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