The Qatar University Center for Young Scientists celebrated the conclusion of the National Program for the Promotion of Scientific Research, which is organized in cooperation with the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, with the aim of providing an exceptional opportunity for high school and university students in the country by involving them in research projects to develop and refine their capabilities in research and innovation.
The ceremony included a presentation of the competing research projects carried out by the student groups participating in the program, and included specialized fields in medicine, engineering, environment and other fields that the university focuses on in light of the national priorities for scientific research.
The first place was won by a research entitled "Design and development of dynamic shock absorbers" For students Hamad Nasir Radwani and Muhammad Fakhro from the College of Engineering.. while a research took place "A new treatment for cardiomyopathy caused by septicemia" The two students, Tamader Al-Jumaili and Ghalia Al-Maraghi, from the Faculty of Pharmacy, won the second place.
The research project came "Exploring the role of air pollution in the development of atherosclerotic disorder in human endothelial cells" For the two students, Nour Al-Badr and Hessa Al-Ali from the College of Pharmacy, in the third place.
Commenting on the program, Dr. Saeed Al-Meer, Director of the Research Support Department at Qatar University, said that the research sector at the university is witnessing great progress thanks to the hard work of the researchers, praising the tremendous efforts made by the Qatar University Center for Young Scientists during this session of the program.
In her turn, Dr. Noura Al-Thani, Director of the Qatar University Center for Young Scientists, expressed her pride in what the students have achieved in the program. She said that the National Program for the Promotion of Scientific Research is a valuable opportunity for Qatari youth to participate in real and impactful research that serves national priorities, which establishes opportunities Education and scientific empowerment of young people.
It is noteworthy that the National Scientific Research Program was established in December 2020, and is one of the university programs to encourage research among students and adolescents at the university and secondary schools in the country, especially in research fields that represent national research priorities.
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