P.O. Box 3660, Riyadh 11481, Mail Code 1515 (KAIMRC)
+966 (11) 429-4444
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Science & Technology Unit (STU)

  • Dr. Adel Almutairi

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The STU was established as a liaison office between the reputable King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and all researchers working under the umbrella of MNG-HA – in central, western, and eastern regions – in terms of research grants. The unit is directly in charge of carrying out administrative, technical, financial and scientific activities for research projects.


Doctoral Degree in Health Science from the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation at Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Master’s Degree in Advanced Nursing Practice from Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia


January 2015 – Present : Director, Sciene and Technology Unit (STU) , at the Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs

August 12, 2014 – Present : Associate Research Scientist, KAIMRC

July 5, 2012 – July 7, 2014 : Post-Doctral Research Fellow, UBC, Canada


Languages: Arabic and English (Reading, Writing and Speaking – All Fluent)

Computer Skills include Microsoft Windows, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Searching and Programs installation.

My research interests: Cultural safety, Cultural competence, Moral climate, Ethics and development of healthcare workforce.

  • Guiding potential researchers in developing and submitting highly competitive grant proposals
  • Reviewing and submitting research proposals to KACST
  • Providing an approval letter for research proposal submission
  • Managing and monitoring the research projects funded by KACST within the Ministry of National Guard-Health Affairs in all regions
  • Overseeing the budgets implementation according to the projects’ terms
  • Monitoring the implementation of projects and ensuring that their goals are met
  • Reviewing and approving the technical and financial research reports before sending them to KACST
  • Preparing financial forms and records related to projects’ follow-ups
  • Ensuring the research compliance with the scientific integrity guidelines
  • Assisting researchers in observing the copyrights and patents, resulting from funded projects
  • Assisting researchers in retrieving subscription articles with restricted access from KACST medical libraries

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