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 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...