Vice Chancellor for Research of the Tabriz University of Medical Sciences celebrated "14th Research Week Festival" on 21 December, 2014. The aim of this festival was to appreciate and glorify hard working researchers of the university and introduce those with prominent research ideas.
In this great event which was attended by Professor Mohammad Hossein Somi (TUOMS Chancellor), Dr. Mohammad Reza Rashidi (Vice Chancellor for Research) and a number of professors and researchers, all top researchers of the university in the current year were exalted.
In his speech, Dr. Rashidi stated that 20 knowledge-based centers of the university have been successful to proceed into national levels. He also emphasized the importance of improving research quality, turning science into technology, and focusing on research specialization. He finally summarized some of the main programs of the vice chancellor for research in the coming year including the establishment of Aging Research Center.
Afterwards, Dr. Somi took the platform and thanked all the researchers for their great endeavor to create knowledge and improve university ranking in scientific and research circles. He also promised to increase University's research budget and support the researchers in every possible way.