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Bank Alfalah, Virtual University sign deal to bridge gaps between industry and academia

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KARACHI – May 24, 2017: Furthering its commitment to bridge gaps between the industry and academia, Pakistan’s leading banking institution, Bank Alfalah, has signed a strategic agreement with Pakistan’s premier ICT-based distance learning institution, Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore to establish a framework of learning between the two institutions. The agreement was signed by Mr. […]…Read More

Academia-industry linkages stressed to boost growth

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The gap between education and its practice can be narrowed by linking up academia and industry, Prof James Trevelyan from the University of Western Australia has said. Trevelyan was addressing the seminar titled Bridging the Education-Practice Divide: Developing Graduate Engineers Who Standout from the Crowd’ held at the University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore. He emphasized the importance of research and being aware of new trends in engineering…Read More

SECP for sustaining regulators-academia ties

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Chairman Zafar Hijazi has emphasised that the relationship between regulators and academia is important to face the complex challenges of developing markets, research and equipping the youth with applied knowledge. He was addressing the participants while signing MoUs with prestigious universities for promoting investors’ education, awareness on financial discipline and literacy. The SECP chairman said that…Read More

SECP for sustaining regulators-academia ties

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Chairman Zafar Hijazi has emphasised that the relationship between regulators and academia is important to face the complex challenges of developing markets, research and equipping the youth with applied knowledge. He was addressing the participants while signing MoUs with prestigious universities for promoting investors' education, awareness on financial discipline and literacy. The SECP chairman said that…Read More

Bahria University holds summit to bridge industry-academia gap

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Bahria University Islamabad has recently has conducted a one-day summit on open source technologies with the aim to gather leaders from the IT industry with the focus to enhance the linkages between the academia and industry. The industrial delegation met Bahria University Rector Vice Admiral Tanveer Faiz, Bahria University Islamabad Campus principal, deans and head of Computer Department. All the parties affirmed their support for the development of Pakistan’…Read More

PMAS-AAUR bridging academia-industry fissure

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article image STAFF REPORT RWP: The annual open house in universities is organized to showcase the innovation and creativity of students and familiarize them with the market dynamics. The 8th annual open house of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University (PMAS-AAUR) was held this week. Dr Rai Niaz Ahmed, Vice Chancellor, PMAS-AAUR was present on the occasion as chief guest. He said while addressing to the participants, "The SandT development and focus on innovation can drive country…Read More

PMAS-AAUR bridging academia-industry fissure

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article image STAFF REPORT RWP: The annual open house in universities is organized to showcase the innovation and creativity of students and familiarize them with the market dynamics. The 8th annual open house of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University (PMAS-AAUR) was held this week. Dr Rai Niaz Ahmed, Vice Chancellor, PMAS-AAUR was present on the occasion as chief guest. He said while addressing to the participants, "The SandT development and focus on innovation can drive country forward…Read More

Academia-industry linkage is crucial for academic excellence

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commission, apex body to promote and regulate higher education in Pakistan is serving for excellence of higher education since 2002. The HEC intends to setup one university or at least its sub campus in each district of the country to create enabling conditions for every fraction of society to get higher education. Dr Mukhtar Ahmed held a meeting with Federal Minister for Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), Rana Tanveer Hussain in which…Read More

Academia-industry linkage is crucial for academic excellence

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commission, apex body to promote and regulate higher education in Pakistan is serving for excellence of higher education since 2002. The HEC intends to setup one university or at least its sub campus in each district of the country to create enabling conditions for every fraction of society to get higher education. Dr Mukhtar Ahmed held a meeting with Federal Minister for Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), Rana Tanveer Hussain in which the…Read More

Dr Ghafoor: Ambitious for academia-industry linkage nurturing

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article image Dr Abdul Ghafoor has done Bachelor and Master in Aerospace Engineering from College of Aeronautical Engineering, Risalpur, Pakistan and University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA respectively. He did his PhD in Robotics from University of Salford, UK. He has worked as a visiting professor in Kings College London and has also been a Fulbright Scholar at University of Florida, USA. Dr Ghafoor research interests include, Grasping and Fine manipulation in Robotics. He has over 50 publications in…Read More