In the Media

'A Cell Bouquet' by Sidra Medicine Wins QNRF Contest

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Collaborative researchers from Sidra Medicine and Qatar University have won the Best Representative Image of an Outcome (BRIO) competition hosted by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) to illustrate research outcomes using imagery to appeal to a broad, non-specialist audience. The images are evaluated on originality, scientific importance, and visual impact in photography and illustration.

Book Highlights Implementation of Recycled Aggregate in Construction

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The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MoECC) has announced the launch of a book titled 'Implementation of Recycled Aggregate in Construction' at a special ceremony held as part of the ongoing Doha International Book Fair (DIBF). The launch took place in the number of ministry officials and members of the public. Dr Mohamed bin Saif al-Kuwari, who led a research initiative that sought to explore the wider use of recycled and local materials in government projects, highlighted different aspects of the book.

Qatar’s Efforts to Achieve Food Security are Paying Dividends

By Dr. Annamaria Mazzoni

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Qatar’s quest for food security and sustainability has received much attention since the blockade and all the sectors in the country have shown the ability to prioritize it and align actions for its realization. Local food production has boomed over the past four years, and farming activities have increased across Qatar. Several market and governmental incentives were put in place to facilitate producers and consumers in supporting local products.

Broadcasting and national identity construction in Qatar

Qatari Media and the Construction of National Identity: Case Study Al Rayyan TV and its Audiences

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Doha: Since the development of satellite broadcasting, the role of TV has increased as a significant definer of national identity and people’s perception of themselves and the world around them. Across the world, TV broadcasting has formed a significant tool since its appearance in carrying content loaded with cultural, historical and national heritage. A typical way of looking at TV content that leads to the construction of a national identity and how TV content unifies nations is studying the way broadcasters report national celebrations for instance. 

Students From QF Partner Georgetown Win Top Honors at QNRF Undergraduate Research Competition

the UREP competition featured 26 teams from universities across Qatar.

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The outstanding research efforts of students at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) were recognized at the Qatar National Research Fund’s 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) Competition, where two teams from the QF partner institution won first place in the poster and oral presentation categories. 

Held virtually this year, the UREP competition featured 26 teams from universities across Qatar.  The GU-Q teams competed in the Social Arts and Humanities pillar of the competition, and presented original research on the socio-economic and policy environment of Qatar conducted while they were undergraduates.

Winners of sixth FameLab national competition in Qatar named

For the sixth consecutive year, FameLab, one of the biggest science communication competitions in the world, took place in Qatar.

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For the sixth consecutive year, FameLab, one of the biggest science communication competitions in the world, took place in Qatar.

FameLab was initiated by Cheltenham Science Festivals in the UK, and brought to Qatar by the British Council in partnership with Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) – a member of Qatar Foundation (QF) – and supported by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
The winner of the adult category will go on to represent Qatar in the online international FameLab finals at the Cheltenham Science Festival in the United Kingdom.

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