Tag: gap

Bahria University holds summit to bridge industry-academia gap

| | No Comments

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

Communication gap, agriculture training needs

| | No Comments

article image Agriculture is one of the predominant sectors of Pakistan’s economy. It not only provides us food for our growing population but is also a source of raw materials for our principal industries as well as foreign exchange for our government. But nowadays, communication gap between farmers and agriculture officers is a major and emerging issue in our agriculture sector. Main issue in this sector is that our agriculture graduates complete their graduation and they still don’t know…Read More

Online education can bridge knowledge gap

| | No Comments

Staff Report isb: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and San Jose State University California held a joint academic session through online video conferencing. Academicians and students from both sides discussed communication advantages and barriers in the development of a global society. They were of the view that the knowledge gap could be narrowed down through online international learning system. They underlined the need of promoting collaborative online international learning for…Read More

Gap between scientist and science communicator

| | No Comments

THE RELATIONSHIP between science and the public, and specifically media has been categorized by terms such as "coldness", "gap", "distance", and "obstacle". According to different studies on the relationship between science and journalism, it is claimed that the distance between science and journalism is directly associated with nation’s future. In Pakistan, among the factors hindering communication, it is noted that scientists and journalists are…Read More

Faisalabad, New Delhi to bridge trade gap

| | No Comments

STAFF REPORT FSD: Traders from both sides of Pakistan and India are endeavouring to bolster business ties through holding fairs and exhibitions, despite never-ending disputes between these two neighbouring states. The cities of Faisalabad and New Delhi will take the first step towards business-to-business contact and facilitation. Industrialists from both major cities have agreed to organise exhibitions for the other side’s products. The understanding was reached during a visit of…Read More

Closing the Gender Technology Gap

| | No Comments

For over 40 years Intel has been creating technologies that advance the way people live, work, and learn. In that time, technology has consistently transformed the lives of billions of people. It functions as a gateway to ideas, resources and opportunities that couldn’t have been realized before. Unfortunately however, Intel research suggests that as technology plays a growing role in our everyday lives, girls and women are being left behind, with nearly 25 per cent fewer women than men…Read More

Science narrows gap between states, nations

| | No Comments

STAFF REPORT KHI: Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, a former federal minister and Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC), has said that science has no boundary while it bridges gap between countries and nations in the world. He was speaking at the closing ceremony of the four-day 5th International Symposium-Cum-Training Course on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research recently held at the International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi.More than 350…Read More

Need to bridge academia-industry gap

| | No Comments

Though universities and industry in the developed world have been collaborating for over a century, but the rise of a global knowledge economy has intensified the need for strategic partnerships that go beyond the traditional funding of discrete research projects. World-class research universities are at the forefront of pioneering such partnerships as they look beyond the horizon to run longer and invest more and prefer to transform the role of a research university marking it a vital centre…Read More