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Research Forum 2019: The Transformation Within the Industry 4.0 Revolution

As the world of work evolves the higher education sector faces significant disruption. The current industrial revolution is a great opportunity for the world of education and research, creating new technical and social research topics and challenges. From another side, thanks to the new technologies, universities must adapt and become more agile, to enhance the students experience. In the same time, university research impacts the world of the work in bringing new approaches and methodologies.

Qatar University Annual Research Forum and Exhibition is the meeting point for students, researchers and academics from the University’s nine colleges, centers and institutes; including partners and stakeholders, to assess and review the institution’s research enterprise. This year’s high profile event will be extended to two days and will feature theory grounded discussions, and original research presentations. It is an occasion to demonstrate new tools, or report on the implementation of new programs, collaborations, innovations and other relevant projects that take bearing from the QU Research Roadmap 2018-2022, Qatar National Research Strategy and Qatar National Vision 2030.

It offers Qatar University the opportunity to demonstrate how it has been addressing the community’s challenges through research anchored on a vibrant partnership with industry and various other stakeholders, including institutions and research centers. Through this, the University aims to achieve research-driven learning, discovery and entrepreneurship. The event also provides leverage for QU faculty and students to be able to access how to make maximum use of opportunities offered by the respective partners.

The forum will also highlight the important and award winning research being conducted at Qatar University that promotes the vision of the University and supports the research priorities of Qatar in the areas of Water Security, Energy Security, Cyber Security, Social Priorities and Health; and the goals of the Qatar National Vision 2030.