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Doha was founded 200 years ago, say archaeologists

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The University College of London-Qatar’s ‘The origins of Doha’ project is a research about early settlements of Doha, through the Qatar National Research Fund. The excavations were carried out with Qatar Museums. The historic town located in (and under) central Doha appears to have been founded sometime in the first two decades of the 1800s.

QNRF hosts seminar on research outcomes

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), hosted its fourth Research Outcome Seminar at Education City in Doha. Themed 'Education for the Future of Qatar', the seminar saw QNRF-funded researchers share the results and benefits of their completed projects in the field of education, with the public

QNRF awards three exceptional proposals

Hamad Medical Corporation & Texas A&M University at Qatar To Benefit From Funding Programme Of Qatar Foundation Research & Development

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has announced the awards of three research proposals submitted to the sixth batch of its National Priorities Research Program – Exceptional Proposals (NPRP–EP). Hamad Medical Corporation and Texas A&M University at Qatar will benefit from funding through NPRP–EP, which offers additional resources beyond those available under the National Priorities Research Program.

QNRF shares education project outcomes at public seminar

Fourth Research Outcome Seminar Focuses On Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities Research

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Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a centre of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), recently hosted its fourth Research Outcome Seminar at Education City in Doha.

Themed ‘Education for the Future of Qatar’, the seminar saw QNRF-funded researchers share the results and benefits of their completed projects in the field of education, with the public.

60 percent of graduates want to pursue higher studies

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Nearly 60 percent of Qatar University’s female undergraduate engineering students are considering pursuing postgraduate education, a survey of students revealed recently. Qatar’s quest to become a global research and development (R&D) hub for the energy industry dates back to 2006 when the government announced that it would allocate 2.8 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) annually to promote research, technology and innovation via the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF). The percentage is above the 1.9 percent allocated by the UK government to R&D relative to GDP in 2010 and equal to Germany’s 2.8 percent , according to World Bank data. 

ICT trends, challenges discussed at meet

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Challenges and innovations in the Information and Communications Technology industry were discussed at a conference organised by Qatar University recently. Attending the opening ceremony were Minister of Information and Communication Technology H E Dr Hessa Sultan Al Jaber, QU President Prof Sheikha Abdulla Al Misnad, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) Director Dr Ahmed Elmagarmid, QCRI Principal Scientist Dr Mohammed Zaki, and Qatar National Research Fund ICT Programme Manager Dr Munir Tag.

NPRP 8th cycle presentation

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QNRF cordially invites you to attend one its forthcoming presentations about the launch and the new submission system of National Priorities Research Program (NPRP) 8th cycle

It will be held on Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 4pm in the Hamad Bin Khalifa Student Centre (HBKU SC), located within Education City – Ground floor – Student Center Cinema.

NPRP 8th cycle presentation

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QNRF cordially invites you to attend one its forthcoming presentations about the launch and the new submission system of National Priorities Research Program (NPRP) 8th cycle

It will be held on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 10am in Qatar University, at the new Research Complex – Ground floor – Auditorium "G020".
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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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