Tag: engagement

Science Journalism-building public engagement in science

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article image "I saw on TV…", "I heard on radio…" and "I read in the newspaper…" are phrases that catch our attention. In the 21st century, the mass media has become the most influential medium that communicates to large numbers of individuals. News is the building block that helps us to construct an understanding of the world we live in, and science and technology (SandT) are principal dynamics in shaping tomorrow’s world. Research and innovation have been…Read More

Engagement of civil society must for Science Popularization: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The 9th monthly brainstorming session on Making Pakistan Science Conscious’ was organized by Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS). The session aimed at popularizing science in society and exchange of ideas from senior scientists, professors, students were floated. Dr Zabta Khan Shinwari, General Secretary PAS in his address to participants said, "The students have key role to play in popularizing science and every one amongst them should become an ambassador of…Read More

Effective community engagement possible only through creating awareness

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Believing in the potential of developing the community strength towards various civic management skills in a modern society, experts at a workshop called for spending significant resources on developing community dynamics and said that the scope of participation by locals and student community should get widened to improve social fabrics. The workshop was organized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Karachi by taking into consideration…Read More

Pak Internet population ready for br and engagement

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article image By Bilal Sulehri via telecompk.netEFFECTIVE MEASURE, one of the leading providers of digital media planning solutions in Pakistan, has reported a unique insight on Pakistan’s internet users. Unique browser growth of 6.7 per cent was reported from March to April 2012, which is supported by a rising trend of using mobile internet across the country.The growth of Internet devices is encouraging. Over six million unique browsers were recorded in the month ending April 2012, up by 2.1 per cent…Read More