QU President Dr Hassan Al Derham (right) honoring a laureate of the 3rd Youth Research Forum 2021.
Doha: The Center for Young Scientists (YSC) of the University of Qatar (QU), in cooperation with the Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science (QNCECS), recently concluded the Third Research Forum on Youth 2021 entitled “Identity and cultural tourism: towards a culture and a sustainable heritage.
The honorary ceremony was held at the University of Qatar, under the patronage of QU President Dr Hassan Al Derham in the presence of Professor Mariam Al Maadeed, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies at QU, all taking all precautionary measures for COVID-19.
The Forum is an important platform to present research and scientific projects focused on the role of young people in the dissemination and preservation of Qatari culture and the sustainability of Qatari heritage. A group of scholars, undergraduate and postgraduate students from Qatar and many Islamic countries such as the Kingdom of Morocco, Sultanate of Oman, Algeria and Libya, participated in the Forum.
This event also represents an opportunity to create a database of distinguished young people in research and with high capacities in specialized and interdisciplinary studies. In collaboration with QNCECS, QU-YSC launched a research competition to share studies on identity issues and encourage scientific research. Universities, institutes and researchers inside and outside Qatar were invited to participate.
The research studies submitted concern the areas of World Cup facilities and sustainability of Qatari heritage, the role of museums in promoting cultural identity, the economy and cultural tourism, identity challenges and globalization, medicine, pharmacy and community health. Research posters were evaluated based on several criteria, such as research quality, methodology, field research techniques, discussion of results, and appropriate documentation of references.
During the Forum, which was organized virtually, undergraduate and postgraduate researchers presented 17 papers and three research posters, focusing on scientific and cultural topics related to the role of young people in the dissemination of culture and culture. durability.
The winners of the best scientific research were Hadeel Al Attar, first laureate of the research titled “Islamophobia in Entertainment Media”; and Nour Hisham Ala Zaftawi, second place winner for an article entitled “A Systematic Review to Analyze the Impact of the Cost of the Breast Cancer Drugs in Developing Countries”.
Cheikh Modu Badr received third place for a study entitled “The use of computational linguistics in the service of the Arabic language”.
As for the poster competition, Hagae Menaisy took first place, Raesa Al Dosary finished second and Kholeh Mortazawi completed the first three.
Dr Hamda Al Sulaiti, Secretary General of the Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science, also honored the winners of the Best Science Poster competition at the committee headquarters at the Ministry of Education and Science. ‘Higher Education.