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

QNRF Research Outcome Online Seminar

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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 – will show how researchers in Qatar and beyond are developing new ways to reduce the spread of communicable diseases, and directly address the health risks they create.

http://www.qatar-tribune.com/news-details/id/186305/webinar-set-to-focus-on-qf-funded-research-into-infectious-diseases

 

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 https://www.qnrf.org/en-us/Funding/Capacity-Building-and-Development-Programs/UREP-Competition.

 

 

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: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0aMn4pyDSPWkYE3tUfrtZw 

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QNRF announces programme winners at Annual Research Conference 2016

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) has announced the awardees of its flagship National Priorities Research Program (NPRP), and of its inaugural Path towards Personalized Medicine (PPM) grant. The announcements came during the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference (ARC’16), which was held at the Qatar National Convention Centre last week. QNRF,a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D),presented grants to 89 research proposals across 18 institutions in Qatar for the ninth cycle of the NPRP. The five awardees of the first cycle ofPPM were also disclosed.

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QNRF, British Council bring FameLab to Qatar

A total of 12 scientists from Qatar pitched their projects at the world’s largest science communications competition, FameLab 2016, for the first time in Doha. The global initiative gave participants with a passion for public engagement just three minutes to present a project of their choice.

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QNRF, NRF sign MoU

QNRF recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF). The agreement, which aims to pave the way for cooperation between the two entities, was signed at the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC'16).

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Workshop brings together researchers to discuss entrepreneurship challenges

INSIGHTS into entrepreneurship have been provided to early career researchers from Qatar and the UK who explored diverse themes, new perspectives, and potential collaborations, through a unique knowledge and networking opportunity at Qatar Foundation partner university HEC Paris. HEC Paris partnered with HeriotWatt University, UK, to deliver the Entrepreneurship 2020 workshop at its Doha premises from 29-31 March 2016, with the aim of cultivating Qatar’s research capacity and enhancing its entrepreneurial culture.

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QNRF Hosts Workshop on Sustainable Energy

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) recently hosted a high-level sustainable energy workshop in partnership with the European Commission and the British Embassy Doha. The event discussed two key technologies, ‘Carbon Dioxide Capture,Sequestration and Reuse’ and ‘Concentrated Solar Power to Produce Electricity or Hydrogen’. The topics reflect a joint commitment to the development of sustainable technologies in a concerted effort to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. 

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Carnegie Mellon University Concludes Annual "Meeting of the Minds" Symposium

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) has concluded the 10th annual "Meeting of the Minds" undergraduate research symposium. A research project demonstrating how bacteria found in Qatar’s sand can be used to purify water won the Best Project award. The research study titled, "Characterizing a Novel Bacillus-like Phage from Qatar’s Sand" was conducted by biological sciences student, Aya Abd Elaal, under the mentorship of Annette Vincent, assistant teaching professor of biological sciences at Carnegie Mellon in Qatar. The study explores using bacteriophages extracted from Qatar’s sand to disinfect water.

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