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QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND SUPPORTS STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIAD ON ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE), is supporting the representation of five high school students from Qatar in the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) 2019, currently being held in Hungary, Budapest.

QNRF AND MME LAUNCH FIRST CYCLE OF FOOD SECURITY CALL

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) – a member of Qatar Foundation (QF) – in partnership with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), has launched the first cycle of its joint Food Security Call. The initiative aims to foster the development of productive and sustainable food systems that increase food security and improve nutrition in Qatar.

QNRF HOLDS SEMINAR TO SHARE FINDINGS OF AUTISM-RELATED RESEARCH PROJECTS

Event held in accordance with Autism Awareness Month

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Doha, Qatar, May 1, 2019: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), has hosted a Research Outcome Seminar (ROS) on the sidelines of the  Ministry of Public Health’s (MoPH) awareness forum titled ‘Towards Building a Supportive System for Early Intervention and Comprehensive Education for Autism Spectrum’,  at The St. Regis Doha.

QNRF LAUNCHES NEW AWARD FOR EARLY CAREER PROFESSIONALS

Latest offering in QNRF’s capacity building and development programs

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Doha, Qatar, April 5, 2019: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), has announced the launch of a new award – the Early Career Research Award (ECRA) , an intensive research and research leadership development award for faculty members and researchers at an early stage in their careers.
The aim of the award is to support eligible applicants in the development of their skills in order to conduct and lead research independently, with the ultimate aim of contributing to Qatar’s overarching research and development goals. The award will also help recently graduated PhD holders and medical doctors to establish their labs and develop their research.
 

QNRF AND QSRTC RECOGNIZE WINNERS OF THE 11TH ANNUAL UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH COMPETITION

Initiative identifies and encourages talented future scientists and researchers in Qatar

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Doha, Qatar, March 31, 2019: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) – a member of Qatar Foundation (QF) – and Qatar Shell Research and Technology Centre held today the 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) Competition at Qatar National Convention Centre. 

NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH WEEK CONCLUDES WITH AWARD CEREMONY

Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Qatar National Research Fund honor competition winners at Grand Award Ceremony

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Doha, Qatar, March 13, 2019: Assistant Undersecretary for Educational Affairs of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Ms. Fawzia Al-Khater, and Dr. Abdul Sattar Al Taie, Executive Chairman of the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), honored the winners during the closing ceremony of the 11th edition of the National Scientific Research Week (NSRW), titled ‘Promising Researchers for Qatar.’

QNRF KICKS OFF NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH WEEK

Annual science festival sees students from Qatari schools compete and learn

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Doha, Qatar, March 10, 2019: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) – a member of Qatar Foundation (QF) – in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, today launched the annual National Scientific Research Week (NSRW) – a showcase of scientific exploration and innovation – at Qatar National Convention Centre.

QNRF HOLDS PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION FOR RESEARCH FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Attendees given an overview of the funding body’s programs and activities for 2019

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Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2019: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) – a member of Qatar Foundation (QF) – recently brought together members of Qatar’s academic and research community, stakeholders, end-users, and the public for an in-depth information session on its various research funding streams.

QNRF HOLDS SEMINAR TO SHARE RESEARCH OUTCOMES OF SPORTS-RELATED STUDIES

Research event follows this week’s Qatar National Sport Day

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Doha, Qatar, February 14, 2019: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), has hosted its first Research Outcome Seminar (ROS) of the year at Education City, which followed Qatar National Sport Day and invited researchers to share the outcomes of their sport-focused projects with the local community.

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Breakthrough in use of recycled, local materials in construction

A research project has identified the main solid waste streams in Qatar for potential use in construction and investigated advanced technologies for recycling that could be effectively applied in the country. In a statement, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) said it was awarded the project by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) regarding the implementation of recycled materials in construction.

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Executive Director’s Message

Welcome to the sixth edition of QNRF’s newsletter, ‘Research Matters’. For over the past three months, we have been working from home as per the instructions of the Government of Qatar to control the spread of COVID-19. However, it is still business as usual at QNRF, and though separated by distance, our staff has been working together diligently under our guiding mission of enabling research excellence in Qatar and improving the standard of life, education, and health for its citizens and residents.

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