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STARS OF SCIENCE ANNOUNCES SEASON 13 FINALISTS Doha, Qatar. -Saturday 16 October 2021  

 Four contestants have emerged from Stars of Science Season 13 to secure their places in the Grand Finale taking place on October 22, where they will compete to win the title of Top Arab Innovator. Along the way, these young Arab inventors overcame significant hurdles, winning votes from...

Stars Of Science Participants Push Medical Inventions That Take Advantage Of The Digital World We Live In -Wednesday 13 October 2021  

The global healthcare sector was forced to adjust to a new reality practically overnight when COVID-19 hit. Hospitals and clinics of all sizes were quickly filled to capacity with the rapid spread of the coronavirus, which created an unprecedented numbers of patients. Governments around the...

SEASON 13 OF STARS OF SCIENCE PRESENTS TOP EIGHT ARAB INNOVATORS -Saturday 25 September 2021  

The COVID-19 pandemic compelled the MENA region to accelerate digitization, specifically in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Through the emergence of new fields and industries, Qatar Foundation (QF) has incubated and supported startups that included AI in their...

HOW COVID-19 REINVIGORATED THE NEED FOR STEM EDUCATION -Sunday 12 September 2021  

The COVID-19 pandemic has fast-tracked a digital revolution across the world, specifically in the Arab region – connecting people and providing them with access to a wealth of data, information, and media. For this reason, society has had to embrace STEM education for sustainable...

STEMMING THE BRAIN DRAIN: IMPORTANCE OF STARS OF SCIENCE AND QF’S INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM IN MENA REGION -Wednesday 8 September 2021  

 In the past decades, many of the MENA region’s best Arab scientists, inventors, engineers, designers, and innovators left their home countries for better opportunities in the West. While the reasons for the “brain drain” in this part of the world have been varied, many of these talented...

STARS OF SCIENCE SEASON 13 HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF STEM EDUCATION IN POST-PANDEMIC RECOVERY -Saturday 4 September 2021  

As economies across the globe slowly recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, demand for new technological advancements is creating new career opportunities. In the MENA region, there is an increased focus on areas where science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills...

LAST CHANCE TO VOTE FOR QF’S STARS OF SCIENCE SEASON 12 FINALISTS -Tuesday 3 November 2020  

Stars of Science concludes on Friday, marking the end of a special edition fraught with challenges presented by COVID-19. But viewers can still vote for their favorite innovator on Qatar Foundation’s edutainment TV show via the website. The four finalists – Ahmad Fathalla, Eiman Al Hamad,...

Stars of Science Top Four Innovators Advance to Grand Final -Sunday 1 November 2020  

Four inventors on Qatar Foundation’s Star of Science set themselves apart this season, overcoming challenges posed by COVID-19, and earning their places in the Grand Finale.   In this week’s prototype testing episode, Ahmed Fathalla, Eiman Al Hamad, Mohammad Almogahwi, Sarah Aboerjaib,...

Stars of Science Alumni at Forefront of Fight against COVID-19 -Tuesday 27 October 2020  

Stars of Science alumni have joined the global fight against COVID-19, answering the call to collaborate and help their communities face challenges in the wake of the pandemic. “Perseverance is a virtue that Stars of Science has emphasized to all of its contestants since the show started in...

Unprecedented Triple Elimination On Stars Of Science -Sunday 25 October 2020  

The Stars of Science jury eliminated three contestants in the production prototyping round of Qatar Foundation’s edutainment TV show, citing that – after two straight rounds without elimination – the top eight contestants’ projects could now be judged fairly. “COVID-19 impacted our...

STARS OF SCIENCE JURY JOIN REMOTELY IN ANOTHER UNPRECEDENTED MILESTONE -Sunday 18 October 2020  

Qatar Foundation’s Stars of Science has undertaken several measures to continue filming Season 12, overcoming the difficulties presented by COVID-19 while ensuring the safety of contestants, jury members, experts, and filming crew. And in this week’s episode – as international flights...

ASPIRING ARAB INNOVATORS PITCH IDEAS TO QATAR FOUNDATION’S STARS OF SCIENCE JURY -Sunday 27 September 2020  

Stars of Science officially kicked off the search for this year’s Top Arab Innovator by choosing 22 applicants to advance to the selection episode, where eight innovators will get the chance to transform their ideas into reality. Focusing on collaboration and encouraging open dialogue...

Qatar Foundation’s Stars Of Science Season 12 Premieres This Weekend -Thursday 10 September 2020  

Qatar Foundation’s Stars of Science returns to TV screens this weekend, with a brand-new set of aspiring Arab innovators ready to present their technological solutions to the world. From the Gulf to the Middle East all the way to North Africa, more than 100 applicants pitched their...

CORRECTION and REPLACEMENT: Stars of Science Now Accepting Applications for Season 12 -Sunday 15 December 2019  

 The first sentence of the first paragraph was replaced by the following: “Are you a young Arab innovator?” The corrected release reads: Stars of Science Now Accepting Applications for Season 12 Apply to be a part of QF’s leading innovation reality TV program and showcase your...

Stars of Science Season 11 Grand Final Airs on Friday -Thursday 7 November 2019  

The polls have closed, and the public votes are currently being counted to reveal the winner of Qatar Foundation’s edutainment show Stars of Science Season 11. The three finalists – Abdulrahman Saleh Kamis, Nuha Abu Yousef, and Youssef El Azouzi – have worked tirelessly for the past few...

Stars of Science Welcomes Newborn to the Family -Tuesday 5 November 2019  

In a season of many firsts, Stars of Science welcomed a new face into their midst as Season 11 finalist Nuha Abu Yousef delivered a baby boy – while participating in Qatar Foundation’s (QF) premier innovation TV program. The Jordanian doctor’s accomplishment shatters stereotypes and...

Talented Trio of Stars of Science Innovators Head to Grand Final -Saturday 2 November 2019  

The stakes were high in the penultimate episode of Stars of Science Season 11, as the final four contestants in Qatar Foundation’s edutainment TV show were determined to earn top marks from the jury in the last elimination round and secure their place in the Grand Final. In this week’s...

Stars of Science Unveils Top Four Contestants for Season 11 -Sunday 27 October 2019  

In a bid to prove that their products were ready for user testing, the show’s five remaining contestants presented their prototypes in last night’s production prototyping episode on Season 11 of Stars of Science. Overcoming challenges in science and innovation, Nuha Abu Yousef,...

Stars of Science Innovators Put to the Test in First Elimination -Sunday 13 October 2019  

Eight contestants were whittled down to seven as Abdullah Alghaitabi was the first contestant to be eliminated from Qatar Foundation’s edutainment reality TV show, Stars of Science. During Season 11’s concept prototyping episode, the top eight immersed themselves in a fierce battle with...

Record Number of Candidates Impress Jury in Stars of Science Casting Episodes -Saturday 28 September 2019  

The marathon to become the Arab world’s next top innovator has begun, as Qatar Foundation’s Stars of Science concludes the casting stage. Season 11’s opening three episodes showcased presentations from eager hopefuls armed with technological solutions for an array of problems. This...

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