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Applications soar 61% for Qatar National Research Fund Graduate Student Research Awards

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a centre of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), saw a 61 % increase in the second cycle of its Graduate Student Research Award applications. The number of proposals rose from 16 to 26, which highlights the growing research sector in Qatar.

The majority of research submissions were from Qatar University in the field of engineering and technology, followed by the natural sciences, agricultural sciences, and social sciences.

QNRF awards $1.5 million to undergraduates for research in Qatar

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) today announced a new cycle of grants worth $1,570,088 for undergraduate students in Qatar.

The grants are part of a Program that provides recipients with hands-on experience conducting original research under faculty mentorship. Since its inception more than 2,200 students have taken part in the Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP), now in its 14th cycle.

Students’ engineering research for oil industry wins QNRF’s undergraduate competition

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) has awarded first place to students from Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMU-Q) at the conclusion of its fifth Annual Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) Competition.

The winning project, which examined the effects of ultra-high pressures and temperatures on oil–based drilling mud, was one of five undergraduate projects competing at the QNRF event on March 27, held under the patronage of Mr Faisal Alsuwaidi, President of Research and Development at Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development.

Student representatives presented their research, which had been selected through an extensive review process from 88 UREP projects completed in 2012, to a panel of seven judges. They were ranked on the quality of their presentations and the relevance of their data for Qatar.

QNRF launches 13th cycle of UREP

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) has announced the launch of the 13th cycle of the Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP), its longest-running research funding program as of yet.

QNRF, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, is dedicated to building research capacity and creating a vibrant research culture in Qatar.

Announcing the Awards of UREP's 12th Cycle

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Qatar National Research Fund, QNRF, announced today the outcome of the 12th cycle of its funding program; the Undergraduate Research Experience Program, (UREP).

UREP aims at spreading research culture amongst undergraduate students by engaging them in “hands on” research projects under the guidance of their academic supervisors. UREP also encourages collaboration between academic and non-academic institutions to promote cross-over of expertise between academia and other institutions in Qatar.

Qatar University students' project takes first place in QNRF's Fourth Annual UREP competition

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QNRF a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development yesterday announced the results of the “Fourth Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) Competition” which was held this year under the auspices of Faisal Al-Suwaidi, President, Research and Development, Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development.

3rd Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) Competition winners

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) announced the results of the 3rd Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) competition which was held this year under the auspices of Dr. Saif Al Hajari, Vice Chairperson of Qatar Foundation's Board of Directors. 15 students were awarded in this competition. 
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QNRF ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH AWARD

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) – a member of Qatar Foundation (QF) – has announced the outcome of the fifth cycle of its Postdoctoral Research Award (PDRA).

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QNRF RECOGNIZES QATAR’S OUTSTANDING RESEARCH PROJECTS AT ANNUAL FORUM

More than 80 research projects focused on tackling Qatar’s most pressing issues have been awarded funding under Qatar National Research Fund’s National Priorities Research Program.

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