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SCImago MENA Research Center Rankings

Tuesday, 19 December 2023

12:00 PM Cairo Time (UTC+2)

Join us for this prestigious event

On behalf of SCImago Lab, a global leading editor of academic rankings, in partnership with Elsevier, the world’s largest provider of scientific information, we would like to invite you to a special event.

In a rapidly evolving global landscape, research stands as a beacon of innovation and progress. It is the driving force behind transformative discoveries, advancements in technology, and solutions to some of our most pressing challenges. Recognizing the importance and impact of research, SCImago is proud to shine a spotlight on the institutions that have consistently demonstrated excellence in their research endeavors.

Join us for the prestigious awards presentation, where we will unveil the top-ranked institutions and honor their dedication to making a meaningful difference through research. This event promises to be an inspiring gathering of research leaders, thinkers and visionaries from across the MENA region.


12:00 - 12:05 - Welcome

12:05 – 12:15 - Keynote Speech: The Role of the Research Center in Charting the MENA Region’s Economic Resilience

H.E Prof. Mohamed Ayman Ashour, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Egypt

Mohamed Ayman Ashour

12:15 - 12:35 - The Role of Research Centers in Driving Meaningful Outcomes

M’hamed Al Aisati, Vice President of Analytical and Data Services, Elsevier

M’hamed Al Aisati

12:35 - 12:55 - Ranking of Research Centers: Challenges and expectations. Prof. Abdelmajid BENAMARA. SG - Federation of Arab Scientific Research Councils.

Prof. Abdelmajid Benamara

12:55 – 13:10 - New updates to the SciMago Ranking Methodology of Research Centres MENA Region

Félix de Moya-Anegón, Founder, SCImago

Félix de Moya-Anegón

13:10 - 13:35 - Revealing the Results of SCimago Research Centers (SRCR) MENA Rankings 2023 Isidro F. Aguillo, Scientific Senior Advisor, SCImago Lab

Isidro F. Aguillo

13:35 - 14:00 - Q&A