CURA Workshops

Each semester CIRS will conduct a targeted research skills-development workshop to help GU-Q students gain deeper understanding into the academic research process. Workshops will be carried out by CIRS staff, GU-Q experts and faculty, and external trainers from other institutions in Qatar.

Topics may include, for example:

  • Developing a Research Problem
  • Literature Reviews
  • Research Methods & Data Collection
  • Responsible Conduct of Research and Ethical Research Standards
  • Writing Proposals for Conference and Grant Funding
  • Written and Oral Presentation of Research
  • Publishing
  • Using Social Media Effectively to Promote Your Research


Past Events

Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM
On April 23, 2020, CIRS hosted an online CURA workshop titled, “CURA Spotlight on Undergraduate Publishing,” featuring presentations by Suzi Mirgani, Assistant Director for CIRS Publications, Jackie...
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM
On January 23, 2020, CIRS hosted a CURA workshop titled, “Evaluating Credibility: Sources for Academic Research,” with GU-Q Professor Jim Reardon-Anderson and Librarian Paschalia Terzi. The workshop...
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
On October 10, 2019, CIRS hosted a CURA workshop titled, "The Art of Hearing and Seeing Data: Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods," by Assistant Professor of Government at GU-Q, Dr. Uday...
Thu Feb 7, 2019 12:30 PM - 04:30 PM
CIRS hosted its second CURA workshop for GU-Q students on the topic “Introduction to Research Methods” The workshop, held on February 7, 2019, presented a conceptual definition of research methods,...
Thu Oct 4, 2018 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
On October 4, 2018, CIRS hosted its first CURA workshop for students. “Designing a Research Question” was intended to outline the research process and offer strategies for developing a research...