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Critical Responsibilities of the Research Affairs Office a- Motivate schools and departments to implement research programs and obtain the required budget b- Control contract projects such as research, book translations, and authorship c- Monitor research activities held by staff and faculty d- Supervise research activities e- Provide platforms for faculty members to present their work in conferences, and initiate opportunities for them inside and outside of the country f-Motivate faculty members to produce knowledge and publish their articles in scholarly journals g- Generalize research affairs in the university h- Provide facilities that help MA and PhD students . Research Affairs include the following: · Contracts that cover supporting thesis through the budget line No. 503490 · Contracts that cover budget analysis for thesis advisers of government scholarships · Contracts that cover budget analysis for thesis advisers of non-government scholarships · Contracts, line 113545, for research sciences and technology · Contracts that cover inter-university cooperation and research plans · Contracts that cover university research affairs · Contracts that cover research laboratories · Contracts that cover book translation and authorship · Contracts that cover scientific related national and international trips · Contracts that provide educational opportunities · Contracts for holding scientific conferences at IUST . Further Responsibilities i- Create a research atmosphere in the university, along with its essential facilities j- Guide researchers to conduct researches in different areas, through creation of the research axis k- Assess the research work and records of faculty members . Responsibilities of scientific and industrial offices of IUST: 1. A continuous evaluation of the university’s industrial and research audience , aimed at determining the mutual concepts between university interests and profits 2. Provide faculty members a precise and prompt reflection of the audience’s needs 3. Welcome internal research suggestions, and announce them to the public audience 4. Complete general or topical contracts, in which implementing plans parties have come to an agreement 5. Supervise the implementation of university contracts 6. Appoint contract executers from among faculty members, and provide them with the proper budget control 7. Dispatch students for training courses 8. Assist the business of university research projects through the necessary negotiations of selling technology products, and by founding generative companies from the university 9. Enact its responsibilities as representative of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, in evaluating the outside and inside university inventions, and reporting them to the related headquarters 10. Continue close cooperation with the university growth center, aimed at guiding the applied researches to a wisdom-based economy . Crucial Responsibilities of the Central Library In order to comply with global standards, recently special attention was paid to the development of the physical and conceptual structure of the central library. With an increase in school majors, levels, and development of research activities in all fields, it is crucial to provide the library with the necessary accommodations. The following are well established plans: 1- Reconstructing the physical appearance of the central library in 2001, and opening a storage section where students can have direct access to the resources. 2- Establishing new sections according to the updated needs of the users, such as a scanner section for digital resources, IT, laboratory, and an audiovisual laboratory. 3- Reconstructing the physical appearance of the central library according to the above mentioned factors, and hiring human resources for the predetermined framework 4- Establishing a computer site, and an online information bank 5- Heading towards the establishment of an electronic library 6- Providing comprehensive software that enable sub-libraries to connect with the central library, allowing for the possibility of an electronic virtual membership. . Crucial Responsibilities of the Computer Section Maintenance and supervision on the installation of all software and hardware systems throughout the university, under the following administrative process: The manager of the university service website ( http://service.iust.ac.ir ) has provided a fast and efficient process to connect with the users. The initial phase provides that experts respond immediately upon receiving a help message through the web. If possible, experts attempt to fix the problem on the spot. In the second phase, the system will be examined again, and based on the type of the damage, the specific piece will be repaired or replaced. Last, the system will be rendered to the department. All systems are examined annually to determine the required replacements; systems no longer usable will be superseded. Crucial Responsibilities of Publication Administration · Fortify research motivation in scientific and cultural fields · Academic book authorship and translation that aim at facilitating education for both students and professors · Provide opportunities for publication and distribution of useful books, and deliver them at reasonable prices · Publish new and reputable researches in Persian or in other languages · Author and translate new books and dictionaries · Revise and review scientific texts · Support university polished magazines Crucial Responsibilities of the Growth Center · Create job opportunities for alumni · Improve the country’s industrial conditions through creating a more competitive and challenging atmosphere in the national industries. · Invest money and goods into university backbones to support scientific researches Duties : Create a dynamic atmosphere that renders services for the technological growth in businesses, turning them into successful companies.