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QNRF announces the awards of the 1st Cycle of Young Scientists Research Experience Program (YSREP)

QNRF announces the awards of the 1st Cycle of Young Scientists Research Experience Program (YSREP)

The Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) announced today the results of the 1st Cycle of its Young Scientists Research Experience Program (YSREP). The cut-off score adopted was 80%, which resulted in six awarded projects, the total funding awarded in this cycle is US$1.4M, the awarded projects duration span between one and three years

The Second BNRS Survey is launched

The Second BNRS Survey is launched

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) today released the second Biannual National Research Survey (BNRS) results, representing data collected for the past two years starting from January 1st 2008 until December 31st 2009. The second BNRS Survey follows the inaugural survey, which included records covering the period between 1970 and 2007.

Announcing the Outcome of UREP's 8th Cycle

Announcing the Outcome of UREP's 8th Cycle

Qatar National Research Fund, QNRF, is pleased to announce the outcome of the 8th cycle of 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 breading of expertise between academia and other institutions in Qatar.

 

Research sector sees huge growth

Research sector sees huge growth

The Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) has transformed the research scene in the country tremendously and registered impressive growth, especially with the huge surge of interest in its National Priorities Research Program (NPRP).

QNRF grants $113.8 mn for 126 proposals

QNRF grants $113.8 mn for 126 proposals

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) announced the grant of $113.8 million for the 126 proposals of its flagship programme, the National Priorities Research Programme (NPRP), in its third cycle. 

QNRF announces the 3rd cycle awards and launches the 4th cycle of its flagship program NPRP

QNRF announces the 3rd cycle awards and launches the 4th cycle of its flagship program NPRP

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) announces the research awards for the 3rd cycle of its flagship program National Priorities Research Program (NPRP), with a generous $ 113.8 million divided amongst 126 proposals from 14 submitting institutions in collaboration with 373 institutions for more than 49 countries. Recipients will be notified of their success today.

QNRF launches a new funding program for Young Scientists

QNRF launches a new funding program for Young Scientists

Capitalizing on its success with the National Priorities Research Program (NPRP) and the Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP), the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is launching a new research funding program targeting young scientists. The new program, named Young Scientists Research Experience Program or YSREP, complements the two other funding programs, UREP and NPRP and aims to provide critical and adequate support to young scientists residing in Qatar who are at the stage of starting or consolidating their own independent research team or their independent research program.

 

National Priorities Research Program exceeds all expectations

National Priorities Research Program exceeds all expectations

Following a large-scale communications campaign including public presentations, advertising and mass-emailing the National Research Priorities Program, the flagship program of Qatar National Research Fund, has achieved interest from researchers across the globe far in excess of projections.

Qatar National Research Fund launches repository of 37 years of research

Qatar National Research Fund launches repository of 37 years of research

A comprehensive survey of Qatari research dating from 1970-2007 has been released online today by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF). The Biannual National Research Survey is the first time that all existing Qatar research records have been collected and archived.

UK Presentations Update

UK Presentations Update

Please note the following dates and timings for the UK presentations of the National Priorities Research Program

Instructions for the hardcopy submission

Instructions for the hardcopy submission

QNRF is now requesting that you need to submit the final vetted proposals and NOT the original proposals that you had submitted previously to your RO, LPI can also download their uploaded documents for printing. To this end, I am pleased to inform you that QNRF has extended the deadline for the hard copy submission to 3:30 pm, Monday, December 15th 2008 instead of December 1st. To this end, I am pleased to inform you that QNRF has extended the deadline for the hard copy submission to 3:30 pm, Monday

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