Introduction

In the belief of the High Altitude Research Center that it is necessary to keep up with the challenges of the future and to keep abreast of the global momentum in the fierce competition in the quality of the inputs, processes and outputs of the scientific research on the high Altitude, it has been working hard to provide an attractive and stimulating environment that supports the excellence and creativity of scientific research and researchers in all different fields of high altitude research; to achieve desired excellence and to contribute to building a knowledge economy.

In this sense, the idea of ​​establishing internal, local, regional and global research groups is primarily concerned with the joint research work of a number of researchers from various priority fields, which the Center periodically identifies, in order to achieve qualitative and quantitative research that strongly supports the vision of the Kingdom 2030.

First: Definition of the Research Group:

It is a group of female and male researchers with diverse and integrated interdisciplinary competencies with distinguished research capabilities and capabilities that guarantee the quality and intensity of scientific production, as well as young researchers and graduate students to acquire research skills, experience and ensure continuity.

Second: Types of Research Groups:

1. Internal research groups

It is a joint research group between several faculty members and distinguished research researchers at Taif University for carrying out joint scientific research among them in various fields and interdisciplinary disciplines. It contributes to the research of contemporary scientific issues determined by the Deanship annually and a way to build qualified research staff to carry out its duties a new teaching staff in addition to postgraduate students. This is to localize the expertise and to advance the scientific research and its outputs through publication in prestigious articles with an impact factor (ISI) for scientific disciplines and publishing in scientific journals affiliated to universities recognized for specializations Humanitarian and social benefits for the university and society.

2. Local research groups

It is a joint research group between several faculty members and distinguished research researchers in universities or research centers in Saudi Arabia for conducting joint scientific research among them in the fields and various interdisciplinary disciplines. It contributes to the research of contemporary scientific issues as determined by the Deanship annually and a way to build research cadres qualified to carry out their duties with The adoption of new Saudi faculty members in addition to postgraduate students in the future, to localize the knowledge and advance the scientific research and its outputs through publishing in prestigious articles with an impact factor (ISI) for scientific disciplines and publishing in scientific journals affiliated with universities with Rack them for humanitarian and social disciplines than the benefit of the University and the community.

3. Regional research groups

It is a joint research group between a number of faculty members and distinguished research researchers at the university with the participation of one or two scientists specialized in universities, regional research centers or distinguished regional scientific bodies for the purpose of carrying out joint scientific research in a variety of fields and fields Annually, contribute to the research of contemporary scientific issues and a way to build qualified research staff to carry out its duties with the adoption of new Saudi faculty members in addition to postgraduate students, to localize knowledge and advance the scientific research and its outputs through publication in prestigious articles with laboratories The impact of ISI on scientific disciplines and publication in scientific journals affiliated with universities recognized for the humanitarian and social disciplines, which benefits the university and society.

4. International research groups

A research group working with the participation of university faculty members with research groups in research centers and laboratories in leading universities in certain fields. The group includes the participation of university graduate students and beyond to transfer technology and develop capabilities as well as raise the level of scientific publishing excellence and participate in international research distinguished with these centers and universities Which is prestigious for publication in international journals with high impact laboratories.