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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.

QNRF - An Agency fostering thriving research culture in Qatar

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In its 15 years of operation, the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) has nurtured a thriving culture of scientific research and built the much-needed next generation of scientists and engineers to advance knowledge and education in Qatar, said QNRF Executive Director Dr. Abdul Sattar Al Taie during a public lecture given at Texas A&M University at Qatar.

WCM-Q scientists produce WHO report on eliminating hepatitis C in Eastern Mediterranean region

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Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), have produced a comprehensive report on the hepatitis C virus epidemic in the Eastern Mediterranean region, offering guidance on eliminating the disease by the WHO’s 2030 target date.

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