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  • I wrote an article which I intend to submit to a professional journal. Does the ISA provide PEER REVIEW services?

    Yes. The Research Authority is aware of the importance of peer review before submitting an article to a journal for approval. The Research Authority is assisted by veteran researchers as well as external consulting services to assist researchers in PEER REVIEW services. We invite you to contact the administrative office of the Research Authority for information and assistance with these services.

    Yes. The Research Authority is aware of the importance of peer review before submitting an article to a journal for approval. The Research Authority is assisted by veteran researchers as well as external consulting services to assist researchers in PEER REVIEW services. We invite you to contact the administrative office of the Research Authority for information and assistance with these services.
  • I have suggestions for improving and streamlining the services of the Research Authority. To whom should I send it?

    The leading vision of the Research Authority is to promote the innovation and excellence of Bar-Ilan researchers. The Research Authority welcomes any proposal to improve its ability to advance this vision. Please e-mail your suggestions to research@biu.ac.il We will consider the implementation of your proposed improvement idea.

    The leading vision of the Research Authority is to promote the innovation and excellence of Bar-Ilan researchers. The Research Authority welcomes any proposal to improve its ability to advance this vision. Please e-mail your suggestions to research@biu.ac.il We will consider the implementation of your proposed improvement idea.
  • Where can I download forms and guidelines related to the Research Authority in general and research in particular?

    Essential forms can be found both on the Authority's website and in the Researcher's Guide. On the website you can access the forms page by selecting "Forms" in the upper navigation bar.

    Essential forms can be found both on the Authority's website and in the Researcher's Guide. On the website you can access the forms page by selecting "Forms" in the upper navigation bar.
  • What do I do with the receipts and invoices of my research expenses?

    Any purchase or request for refund of expenses should be made through the "Bar-Net" system. Only in this orderly manner can you pay / receive a refund. In addition, it is recommended that the original invoices and receipts be kept in a dedicated binder if they are required to be presented to the financing body.

    Any purchase or request for refund of expenses should be made through the "Bar-Net" system. Only in this orderly manner can you pay / receive a refund. In addition, it is recommended that the original invoices and receipts be kept in a dedicated binder if they are required to be presented to the financing body.
  • I received a positive response regarding winning a grant. Who should I contact?

    We congratulate you for your win! Please update the Head of the Research Submissions Section at the Research Authority by e-mail Robert.arnold@biu.ac.il We will arrange a personal meeting for you to initiate the process of receiving the grant and opening a budget account.

    We congratulate you for your win! Please update the Head of the Research Submissions Section at the Research Authority by e-mail Robert.arnold@biu.ac.il We will arrange a personal meeting for you to initiate the process of receiving the grant and opening a budget account.
  • Who do I contact for help with technical problems with the Research Authority website?

    For any technical problem, please email research@biu.ac.il and describe the problem. The Research Authority will provide a quick and efficient response to any technical problem.

    For any technical problem, please email research@biu.ac.il and describe the problem. The Research Authority will provide a quick and efficient response to any technical problem.
  • How do I update my information on the Research Authority’s website?

    In order to update your personal information on the Authority's website, you must log in to the system. Access is granted by typing a user name and password on the homepage at the top right (in English) or at the top left (in Hebrew).

    In order to update your personal information on the Authority's website, you must log in to the system. Access is granted by typing a user name and password on the homepage at the top right (in English) or at the top left (in Hebrew).
  • I cannot go in person to the Research Authority. What is the best alternative way to contact the Research Authority staff?

    You are invited to contact the Research Authority in many different ways. Information about the Research Authority's activities as well as vital forms can be found both on the Authority's website and in the "Bar-Ilan Scholars' Guide". In addition, we are available to you by email, phone and fax. Contact details are available on the "Research Authority Team" web page.

    You are invited to contact the Research Authority in many different ways. Information about the Research Authority's activities as well as vital forms can be found both on the Authority's website and in the "Bar-Ilan Scholars' Guide". In addition, we are available to you by email, phone and fax. Contact details are available on the "Research Authority Team" web page.
  • Does the Research Authority have access to funds that provide grants for research in Humanities and Social Sciences?

    Yes. The Research Authority manages a rich database of national and international research grants and is constantly enriching this database. We invite researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences to obtain information about research grants on the website or to contact the staff of the Submissions Department.

    Yes. The Research Authority manages a rich database of national and international research grants and is constantly enriching this database. We invite researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences to obtain information about research grants on the website or to contact the staff of the Submissions Department.
  • I receive a large number of calls that are not applicable to my research. What should I do?

    The retrieval of relevant Calls for Proposals for researchers is based on the keywords that each researcher provides. If some of the resulting Calls for Proposals do not fit into your research areas, you should choose more precise keywords. Please contact the Research Authority Submissions Department for assistance in defining the keywords according to your research fields.

    The retrieval of relevant Calls for Proposals for researchers is based on the keywords that each researcher provides. If some of the resulting Calls for Proposals do not fit into your research areas, you should choose more precise keywords. Please contact the Research Authority Submissions Department for assistance in defining the keywords according to your research fields.
  • Several times I applied for a grant in various funds and did not win. Who can I consult with to improve my submissions?

    We invite you to review the many presentations prepared by the Research Authority, especially for you. These presentations provide information on a wide range of funds and their requirements in the submission process. In addition, there are presentations that guide effective writing of grant applications. After reviewing these presentations, we invite you to contact the Research Authority and use our external consultants in various fields to help you improve your submissions and your chances of winning a grant.

    We invite you to review the many presentations prepared by the Research Authority, especially for you. These presentations provide information on a wide range of funds and their requirements in the submission process. In addition, there are presentations that guide effective writing of grant applications. After reviewing these presentations, we invite you to contact the Research Authority and use our external consultants in various fields to help you improve your submissions and your chances of winning a grant.
  • Where can I get a list of tutorials and workshops for junior researchers?

    The Research Authority publishes the list of workshops, conferences and study days on its website. You can also receive this information by direct mailing from the Research Authority.

    The Research Authority publishes the list of workshops, conferences and study days on its website. You can also receive this information by direct mailing from the Research Authority.