In the Media

Meet mulls Arab Spring, ‘De-Centering of American Studies’

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The larger legacy of American Studies is a critique which is always about challenging and de-centring received wisdom, a prominent scholar told yesterday the opening session of the conference ‘From Tahrir Square to Zuccotti Park: The Arab Spring and the De-Centering of American Studies’ organised by the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies.

QBG to host environmental research contest for pupils

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The Qur’anic Botanic Garden (QBG), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), will host its third consecutive environmental research contest for secondary school students in Qatar.
The competition, which will see 20 high schools in Qatar participate in a variety of environmental research projects, aims to build a generation of students dedicated to exploring, researching and conserving natural resources, specifically plants.

الصندوق القطري لرعاية البحث العلمي ينظم ندوة للتعريف بالمشاريح البحثية التي يمولها

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نظم الصندوق القطري لرعاية البحث العلمي عضو مؤسسة قطر للتربية والعلوم وتنمية المجتمع، ندوة لعرض مجموعة من المشاريع البحثية التي يمولها والهادفة إلى دعم جهود الدولة في بناء سلسلة إمدادات غذائية مستدامة، بحضور سعادة السيد محمد بن عبدالله الرميحي وزير البلدية والبيئة، ومجموعة من كبار الشخصيات والمسؤولين الحكوميين، وأعضاء مجتمع البحوث في الدولة.

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New WCM-Q Research Offers Hope for Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

New research conducted at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) has highlighted how simple lifestyle changes can help prevent or alleviate polycystic ovary syndrome, (PCOS), a major cause of female fertility problems.

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Qatar girls embrace technology to tackle obesity

Young girls in Qatar appear more likely to use new technologies in programmes to tackle childhood obesity than boys, a new study has found. Further, their mothers are more likely to use social media to learn about a healthy lifestyle than their fathers, the research found.

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Head of Strathclyde's Architecture Department wins international award

The Head of the University of Strathclyde's Department of Architecture has won an international award for his teaching, research and impact in the subject.

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Move to boost Qatar’s cyber resilience

A groundbreaking model designed to drive public-private sector collaboration and generate impact will be the cornerstone of a new programme, developed by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) and Turkey’s leading research agency, that is set to strengthen Qatar’s cyber resilience.

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QU gets largest number of grants for research

Qatar University (QU) was awarded the largest number of grants in the 10th cycle of National Priorities Research Programme (NPRP), a flagship programme of Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF).
As many as 29 proposals out of a total of 85 submissions have achieved awards, translating to 34% of the total awarded proposals – the highest among awarded institutes in Qatar. 

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