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Qatar – QU-YSC to host Youth Research Forum in March

(MENAFN- Gulf Times)

Qatar University Young Scientists Center (QU-YSC) will host the fourth edition of its Youth Research Forum in March 2022.
The forum will encompass a range of new topics, attracting researchers from around the world. The event, organized under the theme “The World Cup and Qatar 2022: challenges and aspirations”, represents one of the most important research events at QU, aimed at disseminating research contributions and enriching the environment. of research.
The three themes of the forum include ‘National Identity, Social and Cultural Heritage’, which deals with the challenges and aspirations of hosting the World Cup in Qatar and the challenges of preserving the cultural identity and social values ​​of society. qatari.
The second theme addresses the legal aspect and deals with the legal challenges and the protection of intellectual property rights related to the event. The final theme is “Science, Engineering and Medicine” and includes mobile applications, robots, health and sustainability.
The research forum was able to attract a large number of young participants interested in presenting their work, including 150 abstracts, of which 135 were accepted from 15 countries in the Arab region, Europe, Africa and Asia.
The forum invites doctoral students, graduates and undergraduates to participate in their research and invites individual students to submit their research or groups of students (no more than six) to submit a research topic. University students can submit their research as a group, and each group must have at least one undergraduate student and one graduate student. Projects can be theoretical or practical.
Researchers can present their work and results in the form of research or scientific poster, and all participants must respect the conditions of participation and the themes of the forum. The deadline for accepting abstracts was December 31, 2021, while the submission of reports and posters will continue until February 10, 2022, where they will then be evaluated by the forum committee, which includes a panel of professors from QU.
Professor Noora al-Thani, Director of QU-YSC, said: “The research forum is of great importance in shaping the future and achieving the goals of the University of Qatar and the whole country, because it is a platform for sharing creativity, finding innovative solutions and development methods. We encourage all young researchers to participate and be part of a major event that brings together a large group of researchers, thinkers and innovators in various fields, to gain new experiences and build professional relationships across continents.
She thanked the Qatari National Commission for Education, Culture and Science as well as the International Federation of Inventors Associations as partners.

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