On 27 August 2014 the ARC welcomed Her Excellency, Professor Sheikha Abdulla al-Misnad, Government Minister and President, Qatar University; Dr Mazen Hasna, Vice President of Qatar University and 4 other delegates.

Qatar University is the national institution of higher education in Qatar. It provides high quality undergraduate and graduate programmes that prepare competent graduates, destined to shape the future of Qatar. The university community has diverse and committed faculty who teach and conduct research, which addresses relevant local and regional challenges, advances knowledge, and contributes actively to the needs and aspirations of society.

The ARC and the delegates discussed current areas of collaboration between Australian and Qatari researchers, and the potential for future international collaboration opportunities under the National Competitive Grants Programme (NCGP).

Further information on Qatar University can be found via  the Qatar University website.