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Qatar hones its national research focus areas

Qatar hones its national research focus areas

One year ago, Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) unveiled the Qatar National Research Strategy (QNRS), a long-term plan to create a knowledge economy in the small state. Today, during the Qatar Annual Research Conference, the foundation announced further honing their research targets to three broad areas: water security, energy security and cyber security.  Read more

First Arab fellow of the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine in the UK

First Arab fellow of the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine in the UK

Sherif El-Khamisy, director of the Center for Genomics at Zewail City of Science and Technology, became the first Egyptian and Arab to win a prize fellowship at the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine, a UK medical research charity which supports young researchers. He beat a total of 164 nominees to be one of the four fellows who will receive £200,000 to further his research.  Read more