“Al-Yarmouk” receives support to fund five innovative and groundbreaking research projects (names and details).

The Secretary-General of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Mamoun Al-Dabai, sponsored the signing of an agreement to fund 5 research, innovative and entrepreneurial projects, which were submitted by Yarmouk University by its researchers to support the Scientific Research and Innovation Support Fund.
These agreements were made on behalf of the university president, dr. Islam Massad, and the dean of scientific research and postgraduate studies, dr. Ayman Hammouda, signed.

Here are the details of these science projects:
The first project: the development of an Arabic-smart software for managing qualitative research data.
The research team includes the principal investigator: Dr. Abdel Raouf Basoul – College of Information Technology and Computer Science, in addition to Dr. Muhammad Al-Zamil – College of Information Technology and Computer Science, Dr. Nader Al-Rifai – College of Sharia and Islamic Studies, and Dr. Amna Al Rawashdeh – College of Education, as co-researchers.
This project aims to provide a special software that is able to handle qualitative data in the Arabic language that will contribute to the development of qualitative scientific production at global, regional and national levels.
Where the software uses artificial intelligence algorithms to provide a theoretical and practical addition to researchers, in terms of helping them shorten the effort and time in handling qualitative data, thus giving them the opportunity to work on the focus quality and depth of analysis, and create links and relationships through careful analysis of qualitative data.

The second project: Assessment of the uncertainties associated with the genetic relationship between mature petroleum and source rocks, applications for exploration risks in Jordan
His research team includes, Principal Investigator Dr. Abdel Moneim Al Rawashdeh of the College of Science, and a group of university researchers in partnership with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, the National Petroleum Company and prestigious international universities.
The research team also includes dr. Rashid Jaradat and dr. Muhammad Al-Qudah of the College of Science, dr. Tariq Shboul of Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, geologist Bahjat Al-Adwan of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and dr. Maher Khatatneh of the National Petroleum Company.
The team also includes dr. Muhammad Al-Alawi of Abu Dhabi Polytechnic University in, and dr. Martin Jones from Newcastle University in the UK.
The importance of this project lies in evaluating the uncertainties associated with the genetic relationship between mature oil in the production of oil-proof wells and the source rocks that produced this oil material to know their exact source.
The outputs of this project come as a direct application to mitigate the risks associated with oil exploration operations in Jordan. Oil samples will also be collected from producing wells and expected source rocks in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and the National Petroleum Company The decision in the field of oil exploration in Jordan.
The university will also be provided with a sophisticated device in the analysis of organic materials, which will be considered as a core for the establishment of a laboratory specializing in the study of petroleum or organic materials, in collaboration between the Department Earth and Environmental Sciences and the Department of Chemistry at Yarmouk University.

The third project: the necessary measures and measures to reduce the problems of poverty and unemployment in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic
The research team includes lead researcher Dr. Muhammad Al-Alawna – College of Education, Dr. Maryam Abu Alim – College of Physical Education, Dr. Ahmed Al-Sharifin – College of Education, and Dr. Ahed Al-Khalifat – University of Jordan, Aqaba Branch.
The idea of ​​this project is to study the necessary procedures and measures to reduce the problems of poverty and unemployment and the consequences that result from it, whether economic or social, and to study the available alternatives to the negative repercussions of such to reduce crisis. or similar exceptional crises in the future, with the aim of reaching the most affected groups in various regions of the Kingdom. And to find out their views on the measures taken by the government in light of the Corona pandemic and the extent of its effectiveness measures.
This project is considered as one of the important projects because it is based on a scientific, methodological, quantitative and qualitative study, which increases the validity of its results, and therefore these results can be used within future strategic plans to deal with emergencies offers, whether it is Corona or others.
The results of this study can also be used to find alternative solutions and mitigate the effects of the exceptional circumstances to which citizens are exposed, and to gain access to a list of possible measures, as well as to develop a scientific model based on the results of the research so that decision makers can take the correct measures that help mitigate exceptional circumstances and create Alternative Solutions to limit the aggravation of this crisis or any future emergency crises.

The fourth project: establishment of a database for national tourism research and the development of the control panel as an information map for all the statistical inputs of the tourism sector, for the main researcher, Dr. Muhammad Nasser Abu Hajila – College of Tourism and Hotels, in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities – Directorate of Planning and Studies, where the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Dr Imad Hijazin this signature.
This project aims to establish a broad and comprehensive database for the tourism sector, which helps to facilitate the process of accessing the data contained in the seven axes addressed by the Scientific Committee under the title of Tourism Development and Heritage Protection , accelerating, arising from the Management Committee for the Social and Economic Ashes on 29/6/2021, under the axes The six are evaluation of training and education programs, narrative (Jordanian story), evaluation of the current tourism product, heritage protection, documentation and the quality of tourism services.
The project also aims to overcome obstacles in front of the public of researchers, whether private or state agencies, and the necessary tourism data will be collected to facilitate the process of accessing it and process it or turn it into various works in the future. use. , as this database will greatly facilitate the process of modifying this data in the future It will greatly facilitate the process of carrying out the necessary updates, the coordination and compilation of big data for the tourism and archaeological sector from various sources, of which most important is the research of Jordanian universities, which study the disciplines of tourism, hospitality, archeology, related disciplines and various academic degrees, which assist decision makers and policymakers by relying on comprehensive and well-organized databases.
This project has achieved a noble goal of providing an advanced tourism database classified according to different tourism patterns that serves scientific research locally, regionally and internationally, and serves the researcher wherever he is found by a comprehensive, modern and easy create accessible database so that these audiences can access information in the least amount of time. Effort and potential cost, which is the ultimate goal of this scientific project, provided that this service will be provided for investment purposes in the future as it is a paid service by regional and international users and will be available free of charge to the local user.

Fifth project: The impact of the Corona pandemic on the reality of poverty and unemployment in Jordan.
The research team includes lead researcher Dr. Yousra Harb – College of Information Technology and Computer Science, Dr. Seif Athamneh – College of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Dr. Ayman Harb, University of Jordan – Aqaba Branch, Dr. Amal Al-Kharouf – University of Jordan, and Dr. Waad Al-Nsour – The Hashemite University, as co-researchers.
This project aims to identify the impact of the Corona pandemic on poverty levels and unemployment rates in Jordan and to identify the groups most affected and their places of distribution through a sample of the most vulnerable families in the North, Middle and Southern regions, in addition to implementing focus groups for a number of study sample members from each province.
The importance of this project lies mainly in the importance of the issue of poverty as a global issue and a social phenomenon with multiple economic and political dimensions.
With the rise of the Corona virus, the world was witnessing a major economic and social crisis that had repercussions on the increase in poverty and unemployment rates, posing a developmental challenge posed by an imbalance in the distribution of income and create participation rates. economic activity, especially for the weaker groups in society such as women.
The importance of this project also lies in evaluating the long-term impact of the pandemic on poverty and unemployment, taking into account government measures and procedures to mitigate the economic consequences of the pandemic.

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