Qatar University (QU) recently organised the Fifth Youth Research Forum 2023 in collaboration with several local and international partners. The forum focused on “Higher Education Institutions’ role in achieving sustainable development goals. The accepted submissions included 36 abstracts and posters from 17 countries - Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, the UAE, Yemen, Morocco, Egypt, Libya, Jordan, Palestine, Iran, Mauritania, Tajikistan, Sweden, Italy, Canada, Russia.
A team of faculty members and students from the College of Dental Medicine at QU won a poster competition. The winning poster was titled 'The Relationship between Oral Health and Stomach Cancer: A Systematic Review' and the team comprised third-year students Ayah Osama Saleh El-Zaini, Rana Adil Hakim Khalid, Reem Ahmed Elsafty, Shahad Raed Hamed al-Biltaji, second-year students Iman Mahamade Ali, Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed Sadig, and Omar Mohamed Elsayed Mahmoud Saleh, and Ayaha Elsakka, a graduate of the College of Health Sciences.
The winning team was guided and supported by Oral Medicine associate professor Dr Sadeq al-Maweri and research assistant Tayeb al-Hadithi.