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Meeza and Qatar Computing Research Institute Establish Cloud Computing Research Facility

01/06/2011

Coverage of the announcement that MEEZA QSTP LLP, a Qatar -based IT managed services and solutions provider, and Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, plan to collaborate on a number of technology-focused, research-and-development activities in the area of cloud computing.

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News Reports on Cloud Computing Roundtable

29/05/2011

Media outlets throughout the Gulf Region published accounts of QCRI’s Cloud Computing Roundtable, held May 29-30 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Doha, Qatar.

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News Reports on Social Computing Roundtable

04/04/2011

Publications through the Gulf region reported on the Social Computing Roundtable sponsored by QCRI and held April 2-3 in Doha, Qatar.

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Interview with Dr. Ahmed Elmagarmid in Alarab (in Arabic)

02/03/2011

Dr. Ahmed Elmagarmid, Executive Director of Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), speaks with Alarab about computing research in Qatar.

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Qatar National Development Strategy 2011-2016

15/02/2011

Address by Dr. Ibrahim Ibrahim at Carnegie Mellon University branch campus in Education City, February 15, 2011.

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Yahoo Safely initiative extends to Qatar

09/02/2011

Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) and Qatar Academy, members of Qatar Foundation, and Yahoo! Inc., are collaborating to extend the Yahoo! Safely global initiative to Qatar, aimed at fostering safer online experiences for Qatari youth.

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QCRI, Qatar Academy unveil safe net surfing initiative

09/02/2011

The Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), Qatar Academy (QA) and Yahoo! Inc. have joined hands to extend the ‘Yahoo! safety global initiative’ in Qatar. The initiative, aimed at educating children how to safely surf the Internet and protect their personal information, was showcased at the Qatar Academy on Tuesday.

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QCRI, Qatar Academy team up for Yahoo! global initiative

09/02/2011

The Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) and Qatar Academy, members of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), are collaborating to extend the Yahoo! Safely global initiative into Qatar, demonstrating the commitment of all three organizations to fostering safer online experiences for Qatari youth.

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Qatar forum to debate importance of Arabic in digital age

19/01/2011

Manama: The growing importance to the Arabic language in the digital age will figure high on the agenda of a forum in Qatar on enhancing Arabic natural-language processing technologies.

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Experts meet to enhance Arabic language for IT

17/01/2011

DOHA: Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is presently hosting 20 renowned scientists to discuss how its recently formed Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) can take a proactive role in enhancing Arabic natural language processing technologies.

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08/01/2018

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2018

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QCRI's Creative Space to hold free app inventor workshop

Download ICS File 01/02/2018 ,

QCRI is to offer an introduction to mobile app development workshop for boys and girls aged 13-16. Students will learn the basics of mobile app development using the App Inventor platform. The ...

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2017

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QCRI's Creative Space launches free after-school computing courses for teenagers

Download ICS File 01/11/2017  - 20/12/2017 ,

We offer an App Inventor Course in Arabic for students aged 13-15 and an Arduino Programming Course in English for students aged 14-18. Courses are free. Please register quickly as places are limited.

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QCRI conducts first summer computing camps for kids

Download ICS File 16/07/2017  - 27/07/2017 ,

Children and teenagers have been given a rare chance to develop their computing skills with world-class computing scientists at the first summer computing camp conducted by the Qatar Computing ...

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News

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QCRI scientists develop algorithm to detect brain cancer markers

30/01/2018

Scientists from the Qatar Computing Research Institute have developed a new algorithm that can identify driver genes of several types of gliomas, the most common and aggressive forms of primary brain...

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Research by QCRI's Jim Jansen among most influential of decade: top journals

13/12/2017

QCRI Social Computing group's principal scientist achieves rare honor.

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#Halal now a lifestyle definition on Instagram

29/11/2017

The word “halal” is no longer being defined only in a religious context but is becoming a lifestyle term associated with health and fashion around the globe, a new study of Instagram posts led by ...

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