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QCRI partners with the University of Chicago to promote using data skills for social good

30/06/2013

Catalyzing positive social change through advanced computing research

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QCRI invites applicants for summer internships

08/05/2013

Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) will be kicking off its 2013 summer internship program soon, and invites computer science and computer engineering students to apply. The intensive two-month internship program provides students with the opportunity to work closely with top researchers, and receive practical work experience based on their studies. Applications will be accepted until May 12, 2013.

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Presenting a Vision for the Future of Humanitarian Technology

31/03/2013

Dr Patrick Meier, Director of Social Innovation at Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) and the world’s foremost expert on humanitarian technology, explores the rise of digital humanitarian response and how new technologies are reshaping the humanitarian space in an upcoming talk.

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QCRI and Boeing to collaborate on Data Analytics Research

24/03/2013

Joint project will seek to identify patterns in large data streams

Research collaboration broadens Boeing engagement in Qatar, strengthens relationship with Qatar Foundation

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QCRI develops automated Geotagger for the World Bank

19/03/2013

QCRI's data analytics team develops an automated Geotagger system that geocodes all Bank-financed projects based on project documentation. The system helps geocode and map vast amounts of current, historic and pipeline project data to help better monitor and improve the impact of development assistance. It was designed in collaboration with major global aid organizations.

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Major efforts are underway to boost Arabic online content in Qatar

16/12/2012

QCRI, Taghreedat organize successful event with Google, YouTube, Twitter reaching out to the local community about Arabic language content online. Over 400 community members gathered at the Arabic YouTube Tweetup looking to contribute online content.

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Head of QCRI receives distinguished professional honor

11/12/2012

Ahmed Elmagarmid named ACM Fellow

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QCRI promotes video creation to bolster Arabic language content on the web

10/12/2012

QCRI partners with Taghreedat to organize Arabic YouTube Tweetup helping to drive online content

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QCRI interns develop interactive language learning app

03/12/2012

Six undergraduate students had the opportunity to put their research skills and technical knowledge to the test as part of the “Hot Summer, Cool Research” internship program at Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI).

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QCRI enters strategic research collaboration with MIT

22/10/2012

Agreement calls for joint IP rights and patent recognition

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How did Donald Trump win? WikiLeaks, Twitter helped president beat Hillary Clinton, study shows

16/07/2017

A signature catchphrase, a heavy push for jobs,  his son-in-law’s digital operation  and a blowhard, braggadocios style of speech ultimately handed President Donald Trump the White House on Election ...

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Cyber security experts advise caution after attacks

16/05/2017

Cyber security experts in Qatar and the region have advised caution and not to access any emails or other information from unknown sources, following the recent wave of cyber attacks across the world...

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People remain calm as the world ends, video game study suggests

28/03/2017

As the world ends, will you lock arms and sing “Kumbayah” or embark on a path of law-breaking, anti-social behavior? A new study, based upon the virtual actions of more than 80,000 players of the ...

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Events

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QCRI to conduct first summer computing camps for kids

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

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Past Events

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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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QCRI-MIT CSAIL Annual Research Project Review 2017

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The QCRI – MIT CSAIL Annual Research Project Review is open to the public on Monday, March 27, 2017, at the HBKU Research Complex Multipurpose Room. The annual meeting is a highlight of a ...

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QCRI’s summer internship program kicks off

07/05/2017

The Qatar Computing Research Institute’s 2017 summer internship program is underway. This year’s program involves computer science and computer engineering students from Carnegie Mellon University, ...

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QCRI summer 2017 internship applications open

11/03/2017

The Qatar Computing Research Institute, part of Hamad bin Khalifa University, has announced that applications for its summer internship program have opened. The internships are being offered to ...

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MIT-CSAIL's Patrick Winston: 'AI is not a threat'

05/03/2017

Artificial intelligence expert tells Qatar audience that humans should not consider AI to be a major threat to their existence but should use it to enhance it.

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