A NEW BATCH OF RESEARCH
Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) announced the winners of its 19th Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP). Out of 123 research proposals submitted by student teams from six universities across Qatar, 37 were awarded grants.
This latest UREP cycle will engage a total of 146 undergraduate students and 69 faculty members and mentors. Among the 37 awarded proposals, 26 went to Qatar University, five to Texas A&M University at Qatar, and two each to Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) and University of Calgary in Qatar. The remaining two grants were awarded to Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) and Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q). The grants will address the various pillars of the Qatar National Research Strategy with as follows, 12 projects in energy and environment; 10 in health; nine in social sciences, arts and humanities; and six in computer science and information and communication technology.