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HBKU’S Qatar Computing Research Institute Launches Custom Braille Keyboard for the Visually Impaired


The Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) has developed a custom keyboard for iOS that enables eyes-free, one-handed typing based on Braille and is suitable for both Arabic-speaking and English-speaking users.

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Graffiti Artists Tag Qatar Foundation Wall


Qatar Foundation (QF) is inviting the public to witness three Qatari graffiti artists tagging a wall at one of its sites this month in a bid to create an artistic picture that depicts the Foundation’s mission and vision.

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QNRF Announces Latest Winners of Undergraduate Research Experience Program


Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has announced the winners of the 18th cycle of its Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP).

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Clubs at CMU-Q encourage students to pursue their dreams


“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” is a popular saying, and one that embodies the positive, tenacious attitude of CMU-Q student MinKyung Kang. Although depression and family tragedy plagued her young adulthood in South Korea, MinKyung took a leap of faith and applied to the rigorous Biological Sciences program at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar. This life-changing decision to travel the world has presented many opportunities for MinKyung, and she decided to share her positive outlook with her classmates by creating the Dreamers Club.

Open to Education City students and faculty, the Dreamers Club provides a platform for those who share the passion of helping others achieve their aspirations.

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