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Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision
QCRI’s vision is to be a global leader of computing research in identified areas that will bring positive impact to the lives of citizens and society.
Our Mission
Our mission is to conduct innovative, multidisciplinary applied computing research that addresses national priorities by enhancing the quality of life for citizens, enabling broader scientific discoveries and making local businesses more competitive globally.
Our Values

Our values form the foundation on which we will build to realize our vision and fulfill our mission: 

  • Excellence - Conduct research of the highest quality and publish research results of indisputable value.
  • Innovation - Introduce visionary solutions to significant scientific or technological challenges.
  • Integrity - Create an environment that fosters dedication to honest and ethical research practices and scientific processes.
  • Leadership - Provide leadership in our areas of expertise to global science, international research communities and local society.
  • Collaboration - Promote open collaboration among colleagues and with partners.
  • Impact - Be results-oriented and provide solutions to emerging problems, ensuring alignment with national priorities.

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When disaster strikes, count on tweets and data

24/05/2015

Contrary to what seems to be the norm in Hollywood movies, people don't run in circles screaming and shouting when facing an emergency situation. The immediate, widespread, and ineffective mayhem so ...

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How data gathering has helped in Nepal

21/05/2015

After a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal at 11.56am on Saturday, April 25th, an army of volunteers mobilised and worked around the clock as part of the relief effort. These volunteers were not ‘...

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Tamuq hosts computational science and engineering conference

12/05/2015

Texas A&M University at Qatar ( Tamuq ) hosted the first International Computational Science and Engineering Conference (ICSEC). The two-day event was co-organised by the Texas A&M advanced ...

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Upcoming Events

2015

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2015 ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference

Download ICS File 31/05/2015  - 04/06/2015 , Melbourne, Australia

Leading database conference, held in Melbourne, Australia.

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Past Events

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The Network Inside Out: New Vantage Points for Internet Security

Download ICS File 24/05/2015 ,

      J. Alex Halderman is the Morris Wellman Faculty Development Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan, and Director of Michigan's Center for Computer...

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The 3rd International Workshop on Social Web for Disaster Management (SWDM'15)

Download ICS File 18/05/2015 , Florence, Italy

Co-located with the WWW'15 conference (May 2015, Florence, Italy). Proceedings published by ACM. QCRI's Dr Carlos Castillo is co-organizer.

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News Releases

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Qatar Computing Research Institute Inspirers Local Youth About Relevance of Computing

05/04/2015

‘Coding Is Cool’ Aimed At Encouraging Secondary School Students To Explore The Field Of Computer Science And Potential Careers Doha, Qatar, 5 April 2015 : Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), a...

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Top Machine Learning and Data Analytics Experts Lead Discussions in Healthcare and Security

06/03/2015

Boeing And Qatar Computing Research Institute Announce The Speakers For The Second Annual Machine Learning And Data Analytics Symposium In Doha

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Head of Qatar Computing Research Institute Recognised for Contributions to Advancing Science

26/02/2015

Doha, Qatar, 25 February 2015 — Dr Ahmed Elmagarmid, Executive Director of Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, ...

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