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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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QCRI aims to boost Qatar’s knowledge economy

14/12/2010

The new Qatar Computing Research Institute, which opened its doors in October, took part in the Qatar Foundation’s first annual Research Forum in Doha this week, to discuss research programs and initiatives undertaken by national stakeholders, universities, international partners and multinational companies.

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Qatar Computing Research Institute now operational

19/08/2010

The Qatar Foundation (QF) has announced that the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) is now up and running and is recruiting researchers.

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Qatar Computing Research Institute starts operations

18/08/2010

The institute, an initiative by QF’s Research Division and one of three research hubs that will form the Qatar Research Institute (QRI), will be looking to “shake computer science” using Arab scientists from labs around the world, said Dr Ahmed Elmagarmid, QCRI director.

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Qatar Computing Research Institute looks to ‘shake computer science’

18/08/2010

The Qatar Computing Research Institute is up, running, and recruiting researchers, an official from Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development announced today.

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The Benefits of Cloud Computing–The Foundation

16/08/0201

Qatar Computing Research Institute sheds light on how cloud computing can reduce the impact of data on the environment.

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CSAIL hosts annual meeting highlighting innovative collaboration with QCRI

10/10/2017

This year CSAIL celebrates five years of collaboration with the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), an esteemed research institute that’s part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Doha. This ...

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Study: On Twitter, you're better off fact-checking your crazy uncle than a complete stranger

12/09/2017

A new study has found what many of us have always thought to be true: We are more likely to accept correction from people we know than strangers. The  study , conducted by researchers at Cornell, ...

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Artificial intelligence suggests recipes based on food photos

25/07/2017

There are few things social media users love more than flooding their feeds with photos of food. Yet we seldom use these images for much more than a quick scroll on our cellphones. Researchers from ...

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Events

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

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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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Past Events

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QCRI conducts first summer computing camps for kids

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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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QCRI’s Creative Space holds Open House event for kids

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The Qatar Computing Research Institute’s new Creative Space, which conducts fun activities to teach children computing skills, has successfully held its first Open House event. About 100 children ...

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News

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QCRI’s Mohamed Mokbel named Distinguished Scientist by world’s largest computing society ACM

21/11/2017

Chief scientist among only 43 scientists globally - and the only one from the Middle East - to be selected for the honor in 2017.

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QCRI's Ingmar Weber wins UN award for joint gender equality research

21/09/2017

Joint research undertaken by Dr. Ingmar Weber of Qatar Computing Research Institute, part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University, along with scientists from Oxford and Princeton universities, has won a ...

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Qatar girls embrace technology to tackle obesity

11/09/2017

Mothers are also more likely to use social media to learn about a healthy lifestyle than fathers, new study finds.

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