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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  • Address: PO Box 5825, Doha, Qatar

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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Saturday, September 23, 2023 11:58 AM Doha Time

Invitation to Attend the 12th Annual UREP Competition Online

6 and 7 April 2020, from 10am to 1pm (Doha time, GMT+3)

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Join us to see our talented undergraduate researchers present their original and innovative research projects online to an expert panel of judges. The Energy & Environment, and Computer Sciences & ICT projects will be presented on 6 April; whereas Health & life Sciences, and Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities projects will be presented on 7 April.

You can register for both days and check out the 46 participating projects  on this link



Online - Research Outcome Seminar

Infectious Diseases with Relevance to and Potential Impact on the Pandemic COVID-19

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) cordially invites you to attend  a webinar related to the outcome of iits Research-funded (ROS) projects related  to “Infectious Diseases with Relevance to and Potential Impact on the Pandemic COVID-19.”

Please click the link below to join the webinar: 

Unique Solar Technology to Power Cars of the Future

Solar powered electric cars will significantly reduce our carbon footprint

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Every hour, 430 quintillion Joules of energy from the Sun hits the Earth. In simpler terms, the energy we get from sun in an hour is more than the entire world energy demand for a year!
This shows that the sun alone is more than sufficient for all our energy needs for many years to come. Moreover, we do not need to worry about alternate sources of energy as the hydrogen reserves in the sun are enough to keep it burning for another 5 billion years!

Wearable Healthcare Technology: Change the Practice, Not the Dressing

QNRF-funded research projects lead to development of a unique wound monitoring device marked by a reputable spin off company

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In the last few years, wearable technology has become immensely popular. This has led to an increase in demand for a range of gadgets and smart watches as more people are taking a proactive interest in monitoring and improving their health.

The Relationship between ICT Use and Employee Job Satisfaction

How proper ICT use can help boost employee productivity

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The digital revolution in the 1990s changed the world as we knew it. Ever since, our societies have been put in a constant cycle of reinventing ways and technologies we use in interacting with each other and our surroundings.
Nowadays, personal computers, internet connectivity, and mobile technology are ubiquitous around the world. The use of these technologies has completely revolutionized the workplace and has helped to boost employees’ productivity. Similarly, it has enabled new opportunities like the ability for employees to work offsite or from home which has facilitated access to ever-growing networks of knowledge with the help of cutting-edge communication tools and software.

Characterizing the HIV/AIDS Epidemics in the MENA Region

Study helps Qatar achieve international recognition in the field of infectious diseases

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According to an initial study funded by the World Bank, while there has been considerable progress in understanding the spread of HIV globally, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has been, for a long time, a place where knowledge about HIV transmission dynamics was “very limited, inaccessible, and subject to much controversy”.

«March 2020»


Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is pleased to announce the launch of the fourth cycle of its “BEST REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE OF AN OUTCOME (BRIO).
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Executive Director’s Message

Dear Readers,
As you all know, our world is nowadays passing through a challenging time as the pandemic COVID-19, aka Corona Virus, has spread in populations across the world.


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Webinar set to focus on QF-funded research into infectious diseases

As scientists around the world grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, research funded by the Qatar Foundation (QF) to address infectious diseases will be on the spotlight this week. The latest edition of the Research Outcome Seminar series – an initiative of Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) that highlights the impact of the projects it supports ... 

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