In a move to exhibit its developing part as the country’s examination motor to drive the vision of a learning based society, Qatar University (QU) on Monday dispatched its exploration guide for 2014-2019, distinguishing necessity zones and illustrating its objectives for the advancing 5 years.
As a national college of world-class training and brilliant research that is adjusted to national targets and the needs of the group, the occasion was an open door for QU to detail its fundamental zones of center and the vital arrangement for their accomplishment.
Entitled ‘Propelling Research for Qatar’s Future’, the guide records QU’s four necessity research ranges – Energy, Environment & Resource Sustainability; Social Change & Identity; Population, Health & Wellness; and Information, Communication & Technologies (ICT).
Each has a set of sub-topics separately – Liquefied Natural Gas and Alternative Energy, Materials and Nanotechnology, Marine Resources and Water, Air & Food Security; Modernization, National Identity and Society, Islam & Contemporary Issues, and Education and Capacity Building; Prevention & Treatment of Chronic Non Communicable Diseases, and Traffic Safety; and Intelligent and Secure Information Processing, Distributed Systems and E-Services, and Enabling Technologies.
Plans for execution of the guide incorporate the foundation of 12 interdisciplinary gatherings to address the sub-topics. The key effect is required to be felt in the number and nature of Phd projects and post-doctoral preparing and incitement of undergrad research and making mass in the necessity zones inside the association and in Qatar.
In her introductory statements, QU President Prof Sheikha Al-Misnad indicated the college’s dedication to supporting an exploration plan that helps the nation and matching it with new advancements in the field of examination.
“I accept that the methodology and the execution arrangement will help essentially to refocusing exploration exertions at the college and expanding the degree of profitability in the field of examination, consequently understanding our mission of exploration greatness, one of its basic columns.”
The occasion motivation included presentations by QU VP for Research Dr Hassan Al-Derham, Social and Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) Director and Associate Vice-President for Research Dr Darwish Al-Emadi, Office of Research consultant Prof Fadhil N Sadooni, Laboratory Animals Research Center (LARC) Director Dr Hamda Al-Naemi, Associate Vice-President for Research Dr Bhanu Pratap Chowdhary, and Kindi Lab for Computing Research Director Dr Qutaibah Malluhi.
Dr Al-Derham said that while Qatar University is moving from being an instructing college to a showing and examination college, it is concentrating on upgrading its exploration portfolio and propelling the needs of the group with the perspective to attaining a worldwide foot shaped impression of exploration greatness.
He included: “The college is putting resources into creating its base and in addition expanding the amount of graduate projects to have the capacity to attain its objectives in the recognized necessity territories of the guide”.
Dr Al-Emadi said: “The guide is a phenomenal pointer of where QU is heading and shows where the association will put resources into the following five years which will give extensive force to its advancement and advancement”.
Exhibiting on the Energy, Environment and Resource Sustainability subject, Prof Sadooni said, “The exertions of QU researchers will serve to advance national techniques and exercises towards vitality enhancement, and natural practicality and protection. Their work will help in no little measure to QU’s examination limit on this key necessity zone and to the destinations of Qatar National Vision”.
On Population, Health and Wellness, Dr Al-Naemi said that the association has an interesting open door and is generally put to unite distinctive controls to research wellbeing issues utilizing an interdisciplinary approach inside QU and with data from its accomplices in people in general and private divisions.
Dr Chowdhary noted that the guide will fundamentally fortify QU’s examination profile, and push development, revelation and business enterprise, situating it as a heading accomplice in the nation’s expressed improvement goals.
Dr Malluhi focused on that the guide is “an essential point of reference for Qatar University as it gives the required vision and course for turning into an overall perceived pioneer in ICT research and advancement in regions that are pertinent to the general public”.
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