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Broadcasting and national identity construction in Qatar

Qatari Media and the Construction of National Identity: Case Study Al Rayyan TV and its Audiences

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Doha: Since the development of satellite broadcasting, the role of TV has increased as a significant definer of national identity and people’s perception of themselves and the world around them. Across the world, TV broadcasting has formed a significant tool since its appearance in carrying content loaded with cultural, historical and national heritage. A typical way of looking at TV content that leads to the construction of a national identity and how TV content unifies nations is studying the way broadcasters report national celebrations for instance. 

Students From QF Partner Georgetown Win Top Honors at QNRF Undergraduate Research Competition

the UREP competition featured 26 teams from universities across Qatar.

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The outstanding research efforts of students at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) were recognized at the Qatar National Research Fund’s 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) Competition, where two teams from the QF partner institution won first place in the poster and oral presentation categories. 

Held virtually this year, the UREP competition featured 26 teams from universities across Qatar.  The GU-Q teams competed in the Social Arts and Humanities pillar of the competition, and presented original research on the socio-economic and policy environment of Qatar conducted while they were undergraduates.

Winners of sixth FameLab national competition in Qatar named

For the sixth consecutive year, FameLab, one of the biggest science communication competitions in the world, took place in Qatar.

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For the sixth consecutive year, FameLab, one of the biggest science communication competitions in the world, took place in Qatar.

FameLab was initiated by Cheltenham Science Festivals in the UK, and brought to Qatar by the British Council in partnership with Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) – a member of Qatar Foundation (QF) – and supported by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
The winner of the adult category will go on to represent Qatar in the online international FameLab finals at the Cheltenham Science Festival in the United Kingdom.

Research Outcome Seminar on Nutrition and Healthy Living

QNRF ROS Nutrition and Healthy Living

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Food is a double-edged sword; it could be a source of nourishment and health, or a cause for illness and loss of quality of life. It all depends on our choice of food and eating behavior. The question is, how can we distinguish between healthy and unhealthy food, when both taste as good! Could apple, ginger, and tea reduce the risk of diabetes and its related complications?

QNRF - An Agency fostering thriving research culture in Qatar

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In its 15 years of operation, the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) has nurtured a thriving culture of scientific research and built the much-needed next generation of scientists and engineers to advance knowledge and education in Qatar, said QNRF Executive Director Dr. Abdul Sattar Al Taie during a public lecture given at Texas A&M University at Qatar.

Invitation: Dr. Abdul Sattar Al-Taie at Al Maerifa Public Seminar Series

Presented Digitally by Texas A&M University at Qatar

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The talk will elaborate on how QNRF is enabling research excellence in Qatar to advance knowledge and education, improve the health and well-being of its people, and advance Qatar’s progress toward its national vision and sustainability goals by supporting original and competitive research in all fields of science through its rich and diverse portfolio of funding programs and initiatives.

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US Patent Office Grants Patent to QNRF-Funded Project for Adaptive Security

Dr. Khaled Khan and Dr. Armstrong Nhlabatsi from the College of Engineering at Qatar University (QU) have recently obtained a US Patent (No. 10,713,355) for their invention on adaptive security.

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Precision medicine for breast cancer demands a multidisciplinary approach, says QF expert

A rapidly growing field in cancer care is precision oncology – that is tailored treatment for patients based on their tumor’s genetic signatures. However, treatment based solely on genetics appear to be unsuccessful for many, indicating that there are other factors involved. The question is: How do we make precision medicine more precise?

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Apply for the 28th Cycle of Undergraduate Research Experience Program

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is pleased to announce the launch of the 28th cycle of its Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP).

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QF members help to advance personalised healthcare in Qatar

Five research projects aiming to support and advance Qatar’s precision medicine and genomic research infrastructure have been awarded grants by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) and Qatar Genome Programme – both members of Qatar Foundation (QF) – under the Path towards Precision Medicine (PPM) research programme.

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QU-GPC and ConocoPhillips complete Stage II wastewater reduction project

Wastewater management remains a global challenge to the oil and gas (O&G) industry. In Qatar, the regulations imposed by Qatar Petroleum require a 50% reduction in liquid discharge from all oil and gas processing facilities.

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FameLab International 2020 Online Finals

Qatar National Research Fund, in collaboration with British Council, invites you to join us for the FameLab International 2020 Online Finals as contestants compete for the title of the best science communicator from 20 countries across the world.

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Research Outcome Seminar (ROS) on “Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development”

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation, cordially invites you to its online Research Outcome Seminar (ROS) entitled, “Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development.”

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Third Cycle of Early Career Researcher Award Launched

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is pleased to announce the launch of the third cycle of its Early Career Researcher Award (ECRA), an intensive research and research leadership development award.

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Research Outcome Seminar (ROS) on Air Quality

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation, cordially invites you to its Research Outcome Seminar (ROS) entitled “Impact of Air Quality Research in Qatar’s Ecosystem”.

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Robotics team mentored by Texas A&M at Qatar finishes 19th at FIRST Global Challenge

Team Qatar, the STEM-vengers, have finished in 19th place among 175 teams worldwide in the FIRST Global Challenge.

The team is part of Texas A&M University at Qatar’s STEM Hub Robotics Club (SHRC), a joint initiative between the QF partner university and the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF).

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WCM-Q scientists produce WHO report on eliminating hepatitis C in Eastern Mediterranean region

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), have produced a comprehensive report on the hepatitis C virus epidemic in the Eastern Mediterranean region, offering guidance on eliminating the disease by the WHO’s 2030 target date.

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Research Outcome Seminar (ROS) on Precision Medicine

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation, cordially invites you to its Research Outcome Seminar (ROS) entitled, “Precision Medicine.”

 

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