CPH students complete training course in Scotland

Sun Jan 15, 2017


Three (3) 4th-year CPH students completed a training course in Scotland, UK as part of their Structured Practical Experience Placements (SPEP) program in CPH. One student trained at PAMIS, a community charity providing support for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD), while two other students trained at Rowlands Pharmacy, one of the largest and longest established UK chain of local community pharmacies.   ...


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CENG student selected as an ACM SIGIR representative

Sun Jan 15, 2017


Computer Science PhD student Maram Hasanain at CENG has been selected among 10 students from all over the world to represent the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (ACM SIGIR) at the 50-Year Celebration of the ACM Turing Award, which will be held in June 2017 at San Francisco, California.     Maram has been awarded a travel grant to attend ...


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Pharmacy Postgraduate Society launched

Sun Jan 15, 2017


The Office of Graduate Studies launched the Pharmacy Postgraduate Society (PPS) at a ceremony recently held at the organization’s Research Complex.   The event was attended by QU Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies Prof Mariam Al-Maadeed, QU College of Pharmacy (CPH) Dean Dr Mohammad Diab, and Acting Dean for QU Office of Graduate Studies Dr Ahmed Elzatahry, as well as QU ...


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Registration for the MA and PhD in Gulf Studies announced

Sun Jan 15, 2017


QU announced that the registration for the MA and PhD in Gulf Studies, which started in January 2, will continue until April 3, 2017.   QU College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Gulf Studies Center (GSC) Director Dr Abdullah Baabood explained that all applicants to the Master of Arts in Gulf Studies who meet the minimum criteria will be considered for admission. “Applicants should have completed a Bachelor degree with a grade point average of at least 2.8 out of 4.0, or equivalent, from a university or college accredited by an international accrediting association or by the Ministry of ...


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QU research team achieves victories at TREC2016

Sun Jan 15, 2017


QU research team has been ranked 1st and 2nd in the Real-time Summarization track at the 25th annual Text REtrieval Conference (TREC 2016) which was recently organized by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Maryland, USA.   The research team, which is led by Dr Tamer Elsayed, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at QU College of Engineering (CENG) and which included ...


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QU, KSU sign Memorandum of Understanding

Sun Jan 08, 2017


A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on January 4 between Qatar University (QU) and King Saud University (KSU) to strengthen their existing relations and promote research collaboration among institutions in the GCC.   The agreement was signed by QU Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies Prof Mariam Al-Maadeed and KSU Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research Prof Ahmed ...


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CHS concludes 5th round of SEHHA campaign

Sun Jan 08, 2017


CHS concluded the 5th round of its Sciences Education and Human Health Activity (SEHHA) campaign which was held on November 29 until December 22 in collaboration with QU colleges of Medicine (CMED) and Pharmacy (CPH) to support the health care sector in Qatar.   The campaign aims to provide high-school students with an in-depth learning experience in health-related sciences, and to showcase ...


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Al-Bairaq wins the Middle East Silver Award

Sun Jan 08, 2017


Al-Bairaq, an innovative high school project presented by Qatar University Center for Advanced Materials (QU-CAM), won the Middle East Silver Award at the third annual Reimagine Education Awards, which was recently held at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.   Al-Bairaq accomplished this achievement for altering the relationship between learner and teacher, moving from a dynamic ...


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CPH students achieve a number of wins at regional forums

Sun Jan 08, 2017


CPH students achieved a number of wins for their research projects which they presented at two regional forums.   PharmD student Alya Babiker and MSc students Marwa El Bashir and Aisha Osman won first place at the “2nd Intravenous and Parenteral Nutrition (IVPN) Symposium” recently held in Abu Dhabi for their research entitled “Antimicrobial Stewardship in Cancer Patients: A Prospective ...


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6th Annual Scholarship and Sponsorship Students’ Gathering held

Sun Jan 08, 2017


The Scholarships and Partnerships Office (S&P Office) held its 6th Annual Scholarship and Sponsorship Students’ Gathering on January 2. The event aimed to celebrate returned scholars who pursue their education in prestigious international universities and whose experiences inspire current students.   QU President Dr Hassan Al Derham was joined by members of QU leadership, deans and heads ...


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CAS holds symposium on trending politics in the ME

Thu Dec 29, 2016


The Department of International Affairs (DIA) at CAS inaugurated on December 21 its symposium on “Trending Middle East Politics: Tentative Dialogues”.   The 2-day symposium (December 21-22) brought together scholars from Qatar, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunis, and United Arab Emirates (UAE) to share their ideas on some of the most influential themes in the ...


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Winners of 4th Annual Innovation and Entrepreneurship Contest announced

Thu Dec 29, 2016


Winners of the 4th Annual Innovation and Entrepreneurship Contest 2016 were announced at the closing ceremony which was held on December 20.   Organized by CENG and CBE, the contest aimed to enhance the students’ entrepreneurial skills, to raise their awareness on the importance of entrepreneurial activities, and to provide them with guidance on the best techniques to develop sound business ...


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CAS celebrates World Arabic Language Day

Thu Dec 29, 2016


The Arabic Language Department at CAS recently organized an event themed “The Arabic language between proliferation and receding” to celebrate the World Arabic Language Day.   The event was attended by QU President Dr Hassan Al Derham, CAS Dean Dr Rashid Al- Kuwari, CAS Arabic Language Department Head Dr Maryam Al-Naemi, and Al Jazeera Media Network Acting Director Dr Mostefa ...


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CENG holds workshop on road safety issues in Qatar

Thu Dec 29, 2016


Seventy-Five (75) Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) students from CENG Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering participated in a workshop on road safety issues in Qatar.   The event is part of a senior level course on Project Engineering partially supported by QU Qatar Transportation and Traffic Safety Center (QTTSC).   ...


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