Invitation to Attend the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) Competition
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Invitation to Attend the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) Competition

Join us in supporting our young researchers

Qatar National Research Fund invites you to attend the online finals of the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) Competition. The finals will be held on Tuesday 26 October 2021 from 10am to 12:30pm (Doha time).

Join us to see our talented undergraduate researchers present their original and innovative research projects online to an expert panel of judges. Following their presentations, the student researchers will engage in a question-and-answer session with our judges.

This year, only 31 out of a total of 57 projects were shortlisted and made it to the finals. 26 research teams will give poster presentations and 5 teams will give oral presentations. The participating students are representing four universities in Qatar and will compete for the top three prizes of each category.   

Click here to join the online competition on 26 October 2021

Meanwhile, do not forget to check out the 31 participating projects by visiting the Virtual Exhibition of The 13th Annual UREP Competition 2021.

We look forward to your participation to encourage the future research and science leadership of Qatar.


Event Agenda



10:00 – 10:05

Welcome Remarks

10:05 – 10:30

Investigating the resilience of Qatar’s trade network

Georgetown University in Qatar

10:30 – 10:55

An integrated NFC sensor for monitoring of concrete structures life span and oil/ gas pipeline leakage

Qatar University

10:55 – 11:20

Design and development of rapid electric vehicle battery charging system for community use

Qatar University

11:20 – 11:45

Study on the Influence of nanoparticles in the filtrate characteristics and filtrate cake formation of a water-based drilling fluid

Texas A&M University at Qatar

11:45 – 12:10

Determining role of two genes, lipocalin2 and GPNMB, in tumorigenesis and metastasis of lung cancer

Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

12:10 – 12:15

BRIO Winners Announcement

12:15 – 12:30

UREP Competition Awards Announcement


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