Best Faculty Researcher Award Policy
Category: December 20, 2016

Policy Number:                   BUORIC-P02

Effective Date:                     7 May, 2013

Amendment Date:              1 November, 2016

Policy Title:                          Best Faculty Researcher Award

Approval Authority: 12th HERC Meeting held at BUHQs on 7-8 May, 2013 vide Agenda Item No. 19 & Competent Authority

Responsible Party:

  • Higher Education Research Committee (HERC)
  • Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC)

Purpose:      

The Best Faculty Researcher Award aims at encouraging and recognizing the research contributions of the outstanding researchers of Bahria University. The incentives in terms of monetary award and certificate of appreciation are envisaged to promote research activities and enhance the quality of research carried out by the faculty members of BU.

Scope:  All BU faculty members / researchers can apply for this award.

Policy Statement:

A Cash Award of Rs. 50,000/- along with a Certificate of Appreciation and a Shield will be given to the Best Faculty Researcher of the Calendar Year in the following format:

Award Category No. of Awards
BUIC BUKC

(including IPP & NCPMR)

BULC BUM&DC

(Medical & Dental Sections)

Best Faculty Researcher Award
i.        Faculty of Engineering and Environmental Sciences 2

(1+1)

(A+B)

2

(1+1)

(A+B)

 

 

1

 

ii.     Faculty of Management and Social Sciences 2

(1+1)

(A+B)

2

(1+1)

(A+B)

iii.   Faculty of Health Sciences

2

(1+1)

(A+B)

Category – A: One award for Lecturers and Assistant Professors

Category – B: One award for Associate Professors and Professors

(Note: Senior and junior faculty position will be considered as same like Assistant Professor and Senior Assistant Professor will be considered as Assistant Professor).

  • The research endeavors of the faculty members/researchers are to be quantified by the scoring sheet accompanying this document. The list of parameters is given below:
  1. Journal Publications
  2. Conference Publications
  3. Books Publications
  4. Patents
  5. Thesis & Project Supervisions
  6. Grants
  7. Consultancy Services

To be considered for the award, a faculty member must have qualified in any ‘2’ of the following:

  • ‘1’ ISI IF publications
  • ‘1’ Patent Awarded
  • ‘2’ Projects / Thesis Supervisions Completed (BS / MS / PhD)
  • ‘1’ Grant Received
  • ‘1’ Book / Book Chapter published
  • ‘1’ Consultancy of at least PKR 200,000

All the research endeavors by the faculty members of BU within the concerned calendar year shall be forwarded on the prescribed application form and scoring sheet (Section – 8 of the application form) in duly typed form to the ORIC through the HOD, Dean Faculty, Director Campus and DG Campus for further processing and approval by the Honorable Rector.

Application Form No: BUORIC-F02 (Download)