QU’s annual forum supports scientific research and youth engagement

Audience at the annual Youth Research Forum.

Doha: The Young Scientists Center (YSC) at Qatar University (QU), in cooperation with the Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science, presents a global platform to support the movement of scientific research and encourage young people to engage in research and creativity through the Youth Research Forum.

The forum includes 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 research forum, which is held annually, is considered one of the most important scientific and research events for Qatar University and the research sector and receives support and appreciation for its exceptional importance from various backgrounds.

Through the research forum, QU aims to achieve several goals, the most important of which is to contribute to the achievement of Qatar University’s research priorities that are in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030 and address key social and local and global economies.

As well as forming a network of promising young researchers who play their part in enriching the scientific research community at Qatar University and beyond, and contribute to discoveries that affect various aspects of life.

The conference is also a unique opportunity to integrate Qatar University students in interdisciplinary research and present their research results in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, sciences human and social resources 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 the participation of hundreds of research papers and dozens of researchers. It should be mentioned that 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.
The Qatar University Center for Young Scientists and its leaders want to continue to develop the youth research forum and innovate opportunities and ways to increase its impact on society.

Noora Jaber Al Thani, Director of the Qatar University Center for Young Scientists, said in a speech: “Scientific research is the gateway to development for all countries and is considered one of the priorities of international universities because it is is one of the most important. pillars of development in the fields of science, technology, creativity and innovation. 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.