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Q atar Foundation established Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) in 2006 as part of its ongoing commitment to establish Qatar as a knowledge-based economy. Qatar Foundation views research as essential to national and regional growth; as the means to diversify the nation’s economy, enhance educational offerings and develop areas that affect the community, such as health and environment. 

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أنشأت مؤسسة قطر الصندوق القطري لرعاية البحث العلمي عام 2006 كجزء من التزامها المستمر بإقامة الاقتصاد القائم على المعرفة في دولة قطر. وتولي مؤسسة قطر للبحوث أهمية قصوى استنادًا إلى دورها الحيوي في تحقيق النمو سواء داخل قطر أو على الصعيد الإقليمي، وكونها وسيلة لتنويع اقتصاد البلاد، وتعزيز الفرص التعليمية، وتطوير المجالات المؤثرة في المجتمع كالصحة والبيئة.

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  • صندوق البريد: 5825 الدوحة, قطر
  • فاكس: 8079 4454 974
  • الدعم الفني: support.qnrf.org
  • الموقع الالكتروني: www.qnrf.org

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 8:40 PM Doha Time

Spotlight | Hind Almerekhi

A Success Story of Women in Science in Qatar

QNRF PR 0 2559

From the discovery of radium and polonium by Marie Curie to the various women who helped land the first man on the moon, and more recently Özlem Türeci, who participated in developing the first approved messenger RNA-based vaccine against COVID; women in science have long played crucial and breakthrough roles in various fields of science. Women represent half of the global population and therefore hold half of the potential we need to achieve our development and progress goals. However, it is alarming that only around 30 percent of women make up the global research community.

In Focus | Additions to the NPRP, QNRF’s Flagship Funding Program

by Nadine Younes, pre-award administration manager at QNRF

QNRF PR 0 2353

The National Priorities Research Program (NPRP) is Qatar National Research Fund’s (QNRF) main funding program and the primary means by which QNRF seeks to support research that can help Qatar address its strategic needs, and further strengthen its position as a leading hub of research, development, and innovation in the region. Moreover, the NPRP also helps develop the skills and talents of an exceptional cohort of scientists, researchers, academics, and experts who will form the future leadership of key sectors in Qatar.

Success Story

QNRF Funded Researchers Develop Novel Drug Delivery Systems for the Treatment of Breast Cancer

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According to the most recent statistics, breast cancer has surpassed lung cancer as the most common form of cancer worldwide as observed on the occasion of World Cancer Day, marked every year on the 4th of February. Breast cancer accounts for the largest number of cancer cases in the GCC and Qatar as well. This calls for a renewed urgency to respond to the rising rates of breast cancer and initiate impactful programs on global and country levels to raise awareness about this disease, help people at risk with timely detection, ensure access to suitable healthcare, and innovate treatments and medicines that are more effective.

QNRF Announces Awardees for the Towards Sustainability of Soils and Groundwater for Society Call

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Qatar Foundation member Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) has announced the results for the Towards Sustainability of Soils and Groundwater for Society Call, for the Qatar-based participants. The call is run by the Belmont Forum, a consortium of international agencies, which QNRF is a member of since 2015.

QNRF Launches 8the cycle of the Graduate Sponsorship Research Award (GSRA)

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is pleased to announce the launch of the 8th cycle of the Graduate Sponsorship Research Award (GSRA). GSRA supports graduate candidates to gain the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to become future research and development leaders in Qatar. It provides competitive sponsorships to undertake research-based graduate studies towards masters or doctoral degrees through two tracks: GSRA local and GSRA international.

 

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QNRF Launches 8the cycle of the Graduate Sponsorship Research Award (GSRA)

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is pleased to announce the launch of the 8th cycle of the Graduate Sponsorship Research Award (GSRA). GSRA supports graduate candidates to gain the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to become future research and development leaders in Qatar. It provides competitive sponsorships to undertake research-based graduate studies towards masters or doctoral degrees through two tracks: GSRA local and GSRA international.

 

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QNRF Announces Awardees for the Towards Sustainability of Soils and Groundwater for Society Call

Qatar Foundation member Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) has announced the results for the Towards Sustainability of Soils and Groundwater for Society Call, for the Qatar-based participants. The call is run by the Belmont Forum, a consortium of international agencies, which QNRF is a member of since 2015.

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Fifth Cycle of Best Representative Image of an Outcome (BRIO) Launched

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is pleased to announce the launch of the fifth cycle of its “BEST REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE OF AN OUTCOME (BRIO).”

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