(MENAFN- Gulf Times)
Qatar University – Young Scientists Center (QU-YSC), in cooperation with the Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science, presented a global platform to support the scientific research movement and encouraging young people to engage in research and creativity through the Youth Research Forum. The forum included a group of young researchers and experts who come together from different countries to present research results, support undergraduate and graduate researchers and work to reduce the research gap by highlighting its challenges. more important.
The annual event is considered one of the most important scientific and research events of Qatar University (QU) and the research sector, and receives support and appreciation for its outstanding importance from various walks of life.
Through the research forum, the QU aims to achieve several objectives, the most important of which is to contribute to the achievement of research priorities in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030 and to respond to key local and global social and economic challenges.
In addition to forming a network of promising young researchers who play their part in enriching the scientific research community at QU and beyond, the initiative contributes to discoveries that touch various aspects of life.
The conference is also an opportunity to integrate QU students into interdisciplinary research and present their research results in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), humanities and social sciences in order to maximize their impact on Qatar.
The Forum Committee also provides reviews and support for participating research to improve its quality and enforce its publication in prestigious scientific journals.
The third and fourth youth forums were a great and remarkable success locally and internationally, attracting hundreds of research papers and dozens of researchers.
The third edition of the forum was under the theme * Identity and cultural tourism: towards a sustainable culture and heritage, in which 20 papers from five countries were presented.
The fourth edition was titled *The World Cup and Qatar 2022: Challenges and Aspirations, in which 150 papers from 15 countries were presented.
The annual themes are chosen to follow the evolution of the times and the problems that require efforts and scientific discoveries to find solutions.
QU-YSC and its leaders want to continue to develop the youth research forum and innovate opportunities and ways to increase its impact on society.
“Scientific research is the gateway to development for all countries and considered one of the priorities of international universities because it is one of the most important pillars of development in the fields of science, technology, creativity and innovation,” said Professor QU-YSC. Noora Jaber al-Thani said in a speech. “Therefore, the great interest of this forum lies in one of the initiatives of the center, which works to prepare and prepare a generation of Qatari scholars.”
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