High Impact Paper Award
Last Update on: 20 August 2023
- Definitions and Acronyms
- Eligibility Criteria
- Selection of Recipients
- Award Benefits
- Implementation, Compliance, and Reporting
- Document Amendment Information
The purpose of these guidelines is to support the administration of the High Impact Paper Award (the award).Jump to Top
- These guidelines apply to the High Impact Paper based on the impact of papers published in a Nature-index journal or the top 2% of journals published by Clarivate. .
- These guidelines apply to all KFUPM faculty and researchers.
3. DEFINITIONS AND ACRONYMS
|CHPE||Committee for Honors and Public Events|
|DROC||Deanship of Research Oversight and Coordination|
|JIF||Journal Impact Factor|
|KFUPM||King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals|
|VPRI||Vice President of Research and Innovation|
The objectives of the award are to:
- recognize KFUPM faculty members and researchers who have generated a high-impact paper published in a top-quality journal;
- encourage KFUPM faculty members and researchers to target their papers for publication in top-quality journals in their respective field.
5. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
All KFUPM faculty members and researchers are eligible for the award where:
- their paper was published while the applicant was affiliated with KFUPM, and the affiliation appears on the publication;
- their paper has at least 50% authors from KFUPM;
- the first author or corresponding author is from KFUPM;
- their paper was published in a Nature-index journal (https://www.natureindex.com) or in the top 2% of journals (JIF Percentile is above 98%) published by Clarivate (https://mjl.clarivate.com/).
- their paper has major contribution to UN SDG (https://blog.scopus.com/posts/sustainable-development-goals-sdgs-on-scopus).
- their paper has an international co-author;
Applications are not required.Jump to Top
7. SELECTION OF RECIPIENTS
- Awards will be made based on the impact of papers published in a Nature-index journal or the top 2% of journals published by Clarivate.
- DROC will monitor publication impact, determine award recipients and make awards throughout the academic year.
- DROC will inform award recipients.
8. AWARD BENEFITS
9. IMPLEMENTATION, COMPLIANCE, AND REPORTING
- DROC is responsible for monitoring the implementation of these guidelines using the following performance indicators:
- the number of awards allocated, annually;
- the number of issues reported in relation to the awards scheme.
- Dean of Research Oversight and Coordination is responsible for ensuring compliance with these guidelines.
- Non-compliance with these guidelines shall be immediately reported to VPRI.
10. DOCUMENT AMENDMENT INFORMATION
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|1||Month, date, year|