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About HBKU Press

QScience.com: Innovative, fast global publishing   
QScience.com is one of the best collaborative, peer-reviewed online publishing platforms in the industry today. As part of Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, our goal is to create a unique and collaborative research environment for Qatar and the rest of the world.

We strive to create a fresh, digital approach to research publishing. Our journals reach a global readership that awaits each author's work. And we make it all happen with a simple, fast and transparent publication process.

Features of QScience.com
We're all you expect and more from a leading online publisher:

  • Modern site interface with excellent user experience
  • Powerful search and discovery tools
  • Responsive site design for optimised display in mobile, tablet and desktop devices
  • Easy-to-use and intuitive end user tools
  • Multilingual user interface in English and Arabic

Advancing international research 
QScience.com is the online home for a growing range of peer-reviewed open access journals. Providing centralized databases and repositories, we are bringing the burgeoning research environment of Qatar to the wider world - now, and in the future.

We stick to the highest scholarly publishing standards as a publishing house with a truly international outlook. Coordinating closely with scientists and researchers in the region, our intention is to contribute to the renaissance of Arab scientific research and thought. We also actively participate in shaping the international scholarly communication landscape with active membership of international industry associations and organizations.

Our best meets your best 
Have a look around QScience.com and you'll find a growing collection of the latest research and reviews. Our authors bring you the best in:

  • Medicine and Bioscience
  • Healthcare
  • Social Science
  • Islamic Studies
  • Engineering

Our publishing platform has been built to the latest technological standards.  Designed with both readers’ and authors’ needs in mind, our platform displays full text content in PDF and HTML formats. All content is accessible and fully searchable, 24/7, on the user's desktop or mobile device.

Advanced search 
Just what you would expect from our innovative approach: a platform with sophisticated search functionality, allowing fast and efficient queries of articles and supporting materials in text, data, audio and video format.

Research gone wide 
We're also planning to further expand our range - new journals and subjects are just around the corner. So visit QScience.com, and keep up with the changes.

About Qatar Foundation 
Qatar Foundation, located in Doha, Qatar, is an independent, private, non-profit, chartered organization founded in 1995 by decree of His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar, to support centers of excellence which develop people's abilities through investments in human capital, innovative technology, state of the art facilities and partnerships with elite organizations, thus raising the competency of people and the quality of life.

Development partners 
QScience.com has been developed with the support of Ingenta™ and Aries Systems to ensure an efficient and high-standard peer review process and content delivery.

About the HBKU Press team 
HBKU Press' leadership and academic team brings broad international experience and a fresh, dynamic and non-traditional approach to scientific publishing. 

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