Qatar Foundation Research and Development promotes knowledge sharing and international collaboration at Global Research Council meeting - Zawya
"Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development, showcased its support for international research cooperation by hosting the Global Research Council (GRC) regional meeting, a two day event which concluded on Sunday. Following a bidding process, QNRF was selected to host the GRC regional meeting by the National Science Foundation (NSF), a governing board for GRC. QNRF is a leading funding agency in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Representatives from the local and international science and research community from 12 countries attended the productive sessions, furthering GRC's objective of advancing research and development excellence by enabling the exchange of knowledge ... The event focused on two main themes - 'Funding the Future' and 'Open Access'. Eminent researchers from across the MENA region shed light on their respective country's efforts to address these themes. As a result of the QNRF hosted regional discussions, a feedback document will be updated and addressed at the GRC's third Annual Meeting which will be held in Beijing, China next year ... "