Climate Change & Global Warming

The climate is changing. The earth is warming up, and there is now overwhelming scientific consensus that it is happening, and human-induced. With global warming on the increase and species and their habitats on the decrease, chances...

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Global Financial Crisis

The global financial crisis, brewing for a while, really started to show its effects in the middle of 2007 and into 2008. Around the world stock markets have fallen, large financial institutions have collapsed or been bought out, and governments in even the wealthiest nations have had to come up with rescue packages to bail out their financial...

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Syria Unrest

Syria is one of the oldest places where civilization has thought to have started. Its capital, Damascus, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Throughout history it has seen many changes, violent and otherwise. Today it is comprised of a number of ethnic groups, mostly Arab...

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Job Satisfaction

In the world of business, there’s no short supply of leadership. Almost everyone strives to become manager, team lead, or project leader. What really separates the great leaders and the common ones? What quality does...

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Research Grant

American Research Institute for Policy Development provides more than 50 research grants each year. The basic criteria to be eligible for ARIPD research grant are to be the AAIR member. There are two types of grant: Direct Financial Grant & Indirect Financial Grant.

Direct Financial Grant ranges from USD 200 to USD 2000. Generally, this type of grant is sanctioned to a group of cross-cultural research team. The interested researchers or academicians can form the team and send a research proposal to the executive director at ex.director@aripd.org. Unsolicited applications are not evaluated. The INSTITUTE calls for the research proposals in the mid of November each year. Then the interested team should apply with proper documents. The application procedures are published in the Institute’s website.

Indirect Financial Grant ranges from USD 200 to USD 600. Generally, this type of grant is sanctioned to a local/national group of researchers. The interested researchers/contributors can form a research team and can apply to the Executive Director at ex.director@aripd.org when the research proposals are invited by the INSTITUTE. The proposals are invited at the end of the year (November/December). Unsolicited applications are not evaluated

The Institute encourages faculty, independent researchers and PhD students to conduct high quality, policy-relevant research issues. To do so, it provides seed and start-up funding for new projects, helps identify other funding sources for that research, helps scholars connect with local officials and leaders who can help scholars with their projects, and works with scholars to disseminate their findings to practitioners in timely and accessible ways.

The final findings of the research projects are published in the Institute’s journals.

For any query, please don’t hesitate to contact with the Executive Director at ex.director@aripd.org