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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.

QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND AND TURKISH RESEARCH LEADERS LAUNCH BILATERAL CYBERSECURITY PROGRAM

Funding Call Unites Qatar and Turkey in Strengthening Cyber-Resilience Through Innovation

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International research collaborations aimed at developing innovative solutions to Qatar’s cybersecurity challenges are to be formed through a joint funding call launched by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) and Turkey’s leading research agency.

Roundtable throws light on greater understanding of Islamic finance

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Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) College of Islamic Studies (CIS) and the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority jointly organised and hosted an event on Islamic finance, titled Shariah Governance in a Globalized World, recently at HBKU’s campus in Education City. It featured over 50 experts comprising Shariah scholars, Islamic finance professionals, academics, practitioners, and regulators.

QU gets largest number of grants for research

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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. 

QF R&D AND QNL COLLABORATE TO MANAGE QATAR’S RESEARCH EFFORTS

Data-Focused Project to Enhance Accessibility and Impact of QNRF-funded Research

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Discoveries and data produced by Qatar’s research community will be managed in a more streamlined and accessible way through a new collaboration between Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D) and Qatar National Library (QNL).

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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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