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WCM-Q researchers provide evidence for effectiveness of face masks in preventing Covid-19

WCM-Q researchers provide evidence for effectiveness of face masks in preventing Covid-19

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (WCM-Q) have demonstrated the effectiveness of medical face masks in helping to prevent respiratory infections like Covid-19 and strongly recommend their use by the public along with other preventive measures to help mitigate the spread of the disease.

CMU-Q alumna wins QNRF award

CMU-Q alumna wins QNRF award

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, received its first Post-Doctoral Research Award (PDRA) from Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) for a project led by Hend Gedawy, with Khaled Harras as mentor.

WCM-Q students help with development of minimally invasive breast reconstruction surgery

WCM-Q students help with development of minimally invasive breast reconstruction surgery

The highly innovative new surgical technique involves taking fat tissue from the hip or abdominal area and injecting it into the breast over the course of a series of short operations, each lasting less than one hour.

Study finds air pollution levels in Education City much lower

Study finds air pollution levels in Education City much lower

A study has found air pollution levels in Education City to be much lower than those previously reported for other locations in Doha. Based on the results, a widely applicable calibration scheme for two on-site air quality sensors was developed.

Diplomatic Institute, Customs Training Center Sign MoU

Diplomatic Institute, Customs Training Center Sign MoU

The Diplomatic Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Customs Training Center at the General Authority of Customs signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on strengthening and sharing experiences in scientific and strategic research and aspects of training between the two sides.

Qatar National Library's support offers global reach for Qatar's research

Qatar National Library's support offers global reach for Qatar's research

Qatar National Library (QNL) is at the forefront of the open access movement in Qatar, providing multiple avenues for Qatar-based authors to fund the publication of their research.

WCM-Q researchers explore global public health reality of pandemics

WCM-Q researchers explore global public health reality of pandemics

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (WCM-Q) have explored questions about the epidemiology of the novel coronavirus and placed it in context with past pandemics and some of the ongoing global public health crises that are in dire need of attention.

Hamad Bin Khalifa University signs MoU with Astana Civil Service Hub

Hamad Bin Khalifa University signs MoU with Astana Civil Service Hub

The College of Public Policy (CPP) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Astana Civil Service Hub. The MoU lays the groundwork for future collaboration between the two organisations.

WCM-Q student researchers probe effects of Covid-19 on pregnancy

WCM-Q student researchers probe effects of Covid-19 on pregnancy

Two medical students at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have conducted a systematic review of the latest medical literature to provide a clearer understanding of how the novel coronavirus (Sars-Cov-2) affects pregnant women, new mothers and newborn babies.

New WISH report highlights lessons for managing health risks during FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

New WISH report highlights lessons for managing health risks during FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

With two years to go before the 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Qatar, a WISH 2020 research report will highlight the multitude of public health and healthcare challenges that such mass gatherings present, and the opportunities to design a lasting health legacy.

Experts from QU-Health and HMC collaborate for educational series

Experts from QU-Health and HMC collaborate for educational series

Qatar University Health (QU-Health) hosted the third part of a six-part interactive webinar series that aims to enhance skills in designing and conducting research.

QU and QBRI explore repurposing tumour drugs for Covid treatment

QU and QBRI explore repurposing tumour drugs for Covid treatment

In a collaborative effort, scientists from Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI) and Qatar University (QU) have been exploring the possibility of repurposing anti-tumour drugs for Covid-19 treatment.