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NU-Q presents research projects at US journalism conference

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NU-Q faculty, staff, and a student are presenting a series of research projects at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conference, which is held annually in the US.
“As the largest and most prestigious organisation for journalism and mass communication scholars, the AEJMC provides NU-Q with an opportunity to present the work being done by our faculty, staff, and students to a global audience,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. “Each year, we also have the opportunity to present our annual study on the use of media in the Middle East.”

Qatar should see the blockade as a food security wake-up call

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Food security is one of the key challenges Qatar has faced since the Gulf crisis erupted last month.

In this opinion piece, Prof. Zahir Irani, who is part of the team running the Qatar National Research Fund project Safeguarding Food and Environment in Qatar (SAFE-Q), explains why Qatar and its residents should use the crisis as a wakeup call to change wasteful practices and boost their future food supply.

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Texas A&M Univ. at Qatar Receives USD 9.16 Mn

Two proposals from Texas A&M University at Qatar have been awarded a total of $9.16 million funding from the sixth batch of National Priorities Research Program – Exceptional Proposals (NPRP–EP). The NPRP-EP program is an extension of Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a center of Qatar Foundation Research & Development. The National Priorities Research Program (NPRP) offers a maximum budget of $5 million for a period of up to five years to proposals of exceptional scientific merit requiring resources in excess of the normal level of funding available under the NPRP. The NPRP-EP was created to enable scientists with exceptional ideas, approaches, procedures and models to undertake grand projects aimed at solving key issues for Qatar and the world.

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Qatar National Research Fund organises ‘Ibn Al Haytham Days’

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), held a two-day ‘Ibn Al Haytham Days,’ highlighting the Arab scholar. The event was held at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) Student Centre, in partnership with the Supreme Education Council (SEC), Sidra Medical and Research Centre, Qatar University, Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) and the US embassy.

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Qatar Science & Technology Park concludes second Accelerator Programme for aspiring entrepreneurs

Demo Day provides platform for key business figures to network with programme innovators to explore investment opportunities  Doha, Qatar, 23 January 2016 - Qatar's primary incubator for technology development, Qatar Science & Technology Park ( QSTP ), part of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), hosted the second Demo Day for its flagship three-month long 'Accelerator Programme' on 18th January.

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