Palestine Academy for Science and Technology held its Advisory and Steering Committee meeting in Ramallah and Gaza via videoconference. The committee discussed the applications submitted for the 3rd call of PQSB, in cooperation with the Fonds de Recherche du Québec, Canada.
The Academy received 86 Applications, including 45 applications in science and technology, 14 in health sciences, and 27 in society and culture sciences. In accordance to their Institutions, gender, governorates, research area and specialty.
During the meeting, the committee discussed the selection criteria for first screening and the short listed applications, the meeting concluded six Committees to interview the applicants, that will take place on 17th January 2020, namely:
- Science Committee
- Engineering Committee
- Business Administration, Economics and Financial Sciences Committee
- Humanities Committee
- Agricultural, Environmental and Health Sciences Committee
- Information and Communication Technology Committee
Successful applicants will carry out their scientific research projects in collaboration with researchers in Quebec, Canada in the beginning of May 2020.