Sohar University awarded $500,000 research grant

SUHAR: Sohar University, in collaboration with the University of Sheffield, has been awarded a research grant of half million US dollars ($500,000) from the British Council under the UK-Gulf Institutional Links programme.
This research funding programme is part of the UK Government’s strategic commitment to strengthening partnerships with the Gulf countries. This project will focus on the area of protected growing for increased water use efficiency and food security in Oman.
Professor Barry Winn, Vice Chancellor of Sohar University said, “This award represents another success for the University and forges important links with a world leading UK university”.