Qatar University Young Scientists Centre (QU-YSC) has announced the launch of the Fourth Youth Research Forum 2022 under the title “The World Cup and Qatar 2022: Challenges and Aspirations” in co-operation with Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science.
This year the activities focuses on various topics which include; national identity, social and cultural heritage, science, medicine, engineering, and the legal area as new addition this year. Undergraduate and postgraduate researchers in Qatar, Gulf and international universities can submit their scientific research.
The forum provides an opportunity for competition between participants. All entries will be evaluated based on several criteria, the most important of which are the novelty of the submitted topics, outputs and results, the extent of the impact and addition to the research community.
Prizes will be awarded to top three researchers in the scientific research category and the top three in the scientific posters category.
Prof Maryam al-Maadeed, vice president for research and graduate studies, said: “The Youth Research Forum is a great opportunity for young researchers to present their research, share and discuss it with researchers and experts”.
Prof Noora al-Thani, director of the Centre, said: “We are keen to be a hub for young researchers and catalysts for innovation based on research, and we seek through the forum to provide opportunities for intellectual and scientific convergence for young researchers.”
Dr Hamda Hasan al-Sulaiti, secretary general of Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science, said that the Youth Research Forum is a viable opportunity and a common space for Qatar’s youth to meet with their counterparts from the rest of the world.