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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

HEC urges to foster edu linkages with South Korea

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STAFF REPORT ISB: An event honoring educational, research linkages in between Pakistan and South Korea was held at a service regarding the latter’s Independence Day festivities sorted out at the HEC Secretariat. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Prof Mukhtar Ahmed while tending to on the occasion focused on the requirement for improving instructive joint effort with South Korea. Dr Mukhtar said, "The 446 researchers that went to study in South Korea were the reason of…Read More

HEC urges to foster edu linkages with South Korea

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An event honoring educational, research linkages in between Pakistan and South Korea was held at a service regarding the latter’s Independence Day festivities sorted out at the HEC Secretariat. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Prof Dr Mukhtar Ahmed while tending to on the occasion focused on the requirement for improving instructive joint effort with South Korea. Dr Mukhtar said, "The 446 researchers that went to study in South Korea were reason…Read More

HEC, ICCI to work to boost academia-industry linkages

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) and the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed to enhance industry-academia linkages. HEC Executive Director Prof. Mansoor Akbar Kund and IICI President Shaban Khalid signed the MoU. The ICCI and the HEC agreed to carry out joint research in academic institutes by setting up incubation and skill development centres to produce knowledgeable and skilled…Read More

Open House at AAUR to strengthen industry-education linkages

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STAFF REPORT RWP: The University Institute of Information Technology (UIIT) of PMAS-AAUR has recently organized the 7th annual Open House in the city to strengthen the linkage between industry and academia. It provided an opportunity to the students to show their abilities as well as enable them to understand market trends. More than 150 students of UIIT, including BSCS, MCS, MIT, and MS (CS) displayed their variety of unique and innovative IT-based projects at the event, which was attended…Read More

Hitec varsity encourages strong academia-industry linkages

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article image STAFF REPORT TAXILA: Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) Chief Lt General Wajid Hussain has urged strong linkages between the academia and industry as it would lay a strong foundation for the latest research culture He said this while talking at the second open house recently held at the Heavy Industries Taxila Education City (Hitec) University.The open house is also aimed at enlightening the industry representatives, academics and government officials about Hitec University’s research…Read More

PTA starts linkages with educational institutions

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has been working towards encouraging research activities and has taken initiatives to establish linkages with educational institutions to promote telecom research. "The research on forthcoming regulatory issues and challenges and transfer of new technologies is likely to assist the regulator and policy makers, PTA Chairman Dr. Syed Ismail Shah said. He was talking to students of Telecom Engineering Department,…Read More

Promoting industry-academia linkages

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With the government announcement to auction the 3G-4G spectrum licenses next month, the local IT and telecom market has started creating positive stirs as the existing cellular service providers as well as international business groups are weighing options of investments in Pakistan’s telecom sector. The government is expecting over $1.5 billion price of these licenses but on the other side this advanced technology could greatly mobilize the whole sector involving billions of rupees in…Read More

Industry-academia linkages stressed for progress

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Experts at a recently held seminar have urged industry to further strengthen its collaboration with research institutions to ensure a respectable place for Pakistan among the innovative nations of the world. Speaking at a seminar on status of RandD in Pakistan, Dr Syed Shahid Hussain, Director of the Commercialisation Cell of the Ministry of SandT, said that there are 16 research institutions that are working under the banner of the ministry but unfortunately they have…Read More