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QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND AND QATAR GENOME PROGRAM LAUNCH SECOND CYCLE OF PATH TOWARDS PERSONALIZED MEDICINE CALL
QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND AND QATAR GENOME PROGRAM LAUNCH SECOND CYCLE OF PATH TOWARDS PERSONALIZED MEDICINE CALL

QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND AND QATAR GENOME PROGRAM LAUNCH SECOND CYCLE OF PATH TOWARDS PERSONALIZED MEDICINE CALL

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), in collaboration with Qatar Genome Program (QGP), has launched the second cycle of the Path towards Personalized Medicine (PPM) call, designed to support and advance research focused on providing medical treatment tailored to a patient’s individual characteristics.

QNRF announces winners of 19th undergraduate research experience program
QNRF announces winners of 19th undergraduate research experience program

QNRF announces winners of 19th undergraduate research experience program

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has announced the winners of its 19th Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP). Out of 123 research proposals submitted by student teams from six universities across Qatar, 37 were awarded grants.

QNRF AND DIFI ANNOUNCE AWARDEES OF OSRA RESEARCH GRANT
QNRF AND DIFI ANNOUNCE AWARDEES OF OSRA RESEARCH GRANT

QNRF AND DIFI ANNOUNCE AWARDEES OF OSRA RESEARCH GRANT

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) and the Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) announced the awardees of the OSRA Research Grant at the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC’16), which took place last month.

TAMUQ Project Wins QNRF Competition
TAMUQ Project Wins QNRF Competition

TAMUQ Project Wins QNRF Competition

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) has awarded prizes to the top three research projects presented by students in the 8th cycle of its Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP). The awardees were announced on Monday 21st March 2016 at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC). 

QNRF announces programme winners at Annual Research Conference 2016
QNRF announces programme winners at Annual Research Conference 2016

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.

QNRF announces winners of inaugural photography competition
QNRF announces winners of inaugural photography competition

QNRF announces winners of inaugural photography competition

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), recently announced the winners of its inaugural ‘Best Representative Image of an Outcome’ (BRIO) competition.

QNRF hosts 3rd International School on Research Impact Assessment (ISRIA)
QNRF hosts 3rd International School on Research Impact Assessment (ISRIA)

QNRF hosts 3rd International School on Research Impact Assessment (ISRIA)

The third International School on Research Impact Assessment (ISRIA) hosted by QNRF, took place in Doha, from November 8th to 12th and brought together more than 80 delegates from 10 counties, to shape the understanding, planning, valorization and dissemination of research outcomes and the impact they have on a local and global scale.

QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND UNVEILS JOINT RESEARCH INITIATIVE WITH BRITISH PARTNERS
QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND UNVEILS JOINT RESEARCH INITIATIVE WITH BRITISH PARTNERS

QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND UNVEILS JOINT RESEARCH INITIATIVE WITH BRITISH PARTNERS

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has launched a joint research support programme in partnership with the UK Government’s Science & Innovation Network, The British Council, and UK Higher Education International Unit. 
The initiative entitled ‘Qatar/UK Research Networking Programme’ reflects QNRF’s commitment to promote collaboration with British researchers in an attempt to foster a scientific culture that supports Qatar Foundation’s (QF) mission to build Qatar’s innovation and technology capacity, while helping the nation develop into a hub of excellence through QF’s science and research pillar, QF R&D.

“The ‘Qatar/UK Research 
QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND ANNOUNCES SECOND CYCLE RESULTS OF THE POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH AWARDS
QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND ANNOUNCES SECOND CYCLE RESULTS OF THE POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH AWARDS

QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND ANNOUNCES SECOND CYCLE RESULTS OF THE POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH AWARDS

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has announced the winners of the second cycle of its Postdoctoral Research Awards (PDRA). Out of 101 peer-reviewed research proposals submitted from research institutions across Qatar, 13 grants were awarded to PhD scientists to conduct research in alignment with the four pillars of the Qatar National Research Strategy (QNRS).
Among the 13 awarded proposals, six went to Texas A&M University at Qatar and five to Qatar University. The two remaining grants were awarded to Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar and Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar.

QNRF AWARDS TWO RESEARCH PROPOSALS TO GRADUATE STUDENTS
QNRF AWARDS TWO RESEARCH PROPOSALS TO GRADUATE STUDENTS

QNRF AWARDS TWO RESEARCH PROPOSALS TO GRADUATE STUDENTS

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has announced the winners of the third cycle of its Graduate Student Research Award (GSRA) programme. The two winning proposals, awarded to researchers pursuing doctorates at Qatar University, will commence in September 2015. 
Aligned with the pillars of the Qatar National Research Strategy (QNRS), both of the proposals fall under the Energy and Environment Pillar.  Shoaib Mallick, advised by Dr Farid Touati, is pursuing a project entitled ‘Integrated Acoustoelectronic Sensors for sensing of saline water vapour in natural gas flow’, while Abdul Mannan Rauf, advised by Dr Atif Iqbal, is pursuing a project entitled ‘Development of a novel multilevel unified power controller (M-UPC) for smart grid applications’.
By investing in cutting-edge research, QNRF is enhancing a scientific culture that supports Qatar Foundation (QF) on its mission to build Qatar’s innovation and technology capacity; helping the nation develop into a hub of research excellence through QF’s Science and Research Pillar QF
QNRF ANNOUNCES THE AWARD FINALISTS OF 2014 US-QATAR-MENA INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH INITIATIVE
QNRF ANNOUNCES THE AWARD FINALISTS OF 2014 US-QATAR-MENA INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH INITIATIVE

QNRF ANNOUNCES THE AWARD FINALISTS OF 2014 US-QATAR-MENA INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH INITIATIVE

In partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institution of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), CRDF Global, Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), recently announced the award finalists of the 2014 U.S-Qatar-MENA Infectious Disease Research Initiative, which includes a team led by a researcher from the Supreme Council of Health in Qatar (SCH). The initiative was announced during the Endemic and Emerging Viral Infectious Diseases of Priority North Africa and the Middle East (MENA) meeting that convened in Doha, Qatar from May 26-29, 2014. 
By investing in cutting-edge research, QNRF is enhancing a research culture that supports Qatar Foundation (QF) on its mission to build Qatar’s innovation and technology capacity, helping the nation develop into a hub of research excellence through QF’s science and research pillar, QF R&D.
The research projects for this grant competition focused on endemic and emerging viral infectious diseases affecting the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, including MERS, hepatitis C and E, influenza and HIV/AIDS among others. This year-long grant fosters new biomedical research collaborations between leading researchers from Qatar, the MENA region and the United States, to unite so
QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND ANNOUNCES NATIONAL PRIORITIES RESEARCH PROGRAM WINNERS AT ITS ANNUAL FORUM
QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND ANNOUNCES NATIONAL PRIORITIES RESEARCH PROGRAM WINNERS AT ITS ANNUAL FORUM

QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND ANNOUNCES NATIONAL PRIORITIES RESEARCH PROGRAM WINNERS AT ITS ANNUAL FORUM

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has awarded grants to 120 research proposals across 17 institutions in Qatar for the 8th cycle of its flagship National Priorities Research Program (NPRP).
Announced at the 7th QNRF Annual Forum held at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha on Tuesday, the top three results saw Qatar University awarded for 57 proposals, Texas A&M University at Qatar for 23 proposals, and Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar awarded for eight. The remaining 32 research proposals were awarded across a number of other institutions in the country, including Hamad Medical Corporation, Ministry of Environment, Gulf Organisation for Research and Development and Silatech.
Of the 120 of awarded proposals, aligned with the four pillars of the Qatar National Research Strategy, 38 per cent fall under energy and environment, 27 per cent under health and life sciences, 20 per cent under social sciences, arts and humanities, and the remaining 15 per cent under computer science and information and communications technology.
QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND AWARDS EXCEPTIONAL GRANT FOR SOLAR ENERGY APPLICATIONS RESEARCH
QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND AWARDS EXCEPTIONAL GRANT FOR SOLAR ENERGY APPLICATIONS RESEARCH

QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND AWARDS EXCEPTIONAL GRANT FOR SOLAR ENERGY APPLICATIONS RESEARCH

QATAR National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has awarded a grant for research on the applications of solar energy to Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Research Development (QF). 
Awarded under QNRF's National Priorities Research Program Exceptional Proposals (NPRP-EP), the project entitled 'Coherent Energy Transfer in Novel Excitonic Materials for Solar Energy Applications' provides an innovative solution to the global question of energy harvesting. The study promises to revolutionise the field of solar cells, placing Qatar at the forefront of a niche and critical research area.

QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 17th UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE PROGRAM CYCLE
QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF  17th UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE PROGRAM CYCLE

QATAR NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 17th UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE PROGRAM CYCLE

Doha, 30 March 2015: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D) has announced the winners the 17th cycle of its Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP). Out of 126 research proposals submitted by student teams from seven universities across Qatar, 37 were awarded grants. 
This latest UREP cycle will engage a total of 147 undergraduate students and 74 faculty members. Among the 37 awarded proposals, 26 went to Qatar University, three to Texas A&M University at Qatar, and two each to Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, Northwestern University in Qatar and the University of Calgary in Qatar. The two remaining grants were awarded to Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar and Ahmed Bin Mohammed Military College. 
By investing in cutting-edge research, QNRF is enhancing a research culture that supports Qatar Foundation (QF) on its mission to build Qatar’s innovation and technology capacity, helping the nation develop into a hub of research excellence through QF’s science and research pillar, QF R&D.
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DeSIGN: Guided Practice for Sign Language

DeSIGN: Guided Practice for Sign Language

Children learn and practice their vocabulary through interaction with parents and friends as well as through formal instruction at school. However, for deaf children, sign language is the main...
Calcium channels determine how life begins, and ends
Calcium channels determine how life begins, and ends

Calcium channels determine how life begins, and ends

Ongoing work at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) is investigating how intracellular calcium (Ca2+) signaling pathways are involved in the very beginning of life as they prepare the...
Taking gas-to-liquid technology to the next level
Taking gas-to-liquid technology to the next level

Taking gas-to-liquid technology to the next level

In the 1920s, two German scientists—Franz Fischer and Hans Tropsch—developed revolutionary chemical reactions that could transform gas into liquid. These reactions proved particularly...
Researchers build the case for wind and wave studies in Qatar
Researchers build the case for wind and wave studies in Qatar

Researchers build the case for wind and wave studies in Qatar

For the first time, fine detail about the wind and wave conditions around the coast of Qatar has been recorded. By arranging the most sophisticated equipment available on the edge of a 500-meter...
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