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Upgradation of PMNH; PSF

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Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) has decided upgradation of Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) that is its subordinate department. Upgradation comprises construction of 2 new buildings of worth Rs1 billion and under upgradation programme according to the reports of media. Administration of PSF has taken these obligatory measures as visitors in PMNH has led to […]…Read More

2-day Media Workshop “Understanding Science” Starts at PMNH

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article image ISLAMABAD (May 25, 2017): The 2-day Media Workshop “Understanding Science” started on Thursday at Pakistan Museum of Natural History. The Workshop was jointly organized by Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and National Press Club (NPC) Islamabad. Over 40 journalists from electronic and print media are participating in the workshop. Dr. Shaukat Hameed, Coordinator General COMSTECH was […]…Read More

PMNH organises national mushroom festival

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Museum of Natural History has organized a two-day National Mushroom Festival in Ghora Gali, Murree, in collaboration with Agri Tourism Development Corporation of Pakistan and Agri Education Pakistan. Mushroom Hunting Tour was arranged on the first day in Ghora Gali, Murree, in which participants were trained about how to hunt and identify edible and non-edible mushrooms by Akhlaq Khan Kakar, working as Mushrooms Specialist for 25 years. Mushrooms hunting was…Read More

PMNH to establish modern display of ocean

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) have a plan to establish a new display of ocean using modern technology and also establish live exhibits like aquarium, aviary, butterfly garden, museum city and field museum for research and public educational purposes. Prof. Dr. Ashraf, Chairman Pakistan Science Foundation, was told by Dr. Muhammad Rafique, Deputy Director General of PMNH, during a presentation to the former on his first formal visit to the museum. It is…Read More

PMNH plans to set up modern display of ocean, live exhibits

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article image Staff Report ISB: Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) has plans to establish a new display of ocean, using modern technology and also establish live exhibits like aquarium, avtiary, butterfly garden, museum city and field museum for research and public educational purposes. Chairman, Pakistan Science Foundation, Prof Dr Ashraf, was told this by the PMNH, Deputy Director General, Dr Rafique during a presentation to him on his first visit to the museum. PMNH Director General…Read More

Training workshop on dendrochronology held at PMNH

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STAFF REPORT ISB: A one-day training workshop has recently been organized by the Botanical Sciences Division, at Pakistan Museum of Natural History Islamabad which focused on the introduction of the new and emerging field of dendrochronology in Pakistan along with its applications. Dendrochronology is basically the study of growth rings in trees for the purpose of analyzing past climate conditions or determining the dates of past events. It is the new and emerging science in Pakistan. …Read More

PMNH launches MAB website

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) has launched Man and Biosphere Programme (MAB) website with the aim to provide information for the solution of natural resources and environmental issues. The initiative is an interdisciplinary effort of United Nations Education, Scientific And Cultural Organization (UNESCO), directed towards providing an opportunity for international cooperation. "It has a focus for the coordination of related programme aimed at…Read More

PMNH workshop focuses on gem stones industry

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: A three-day training workshop titled "Gemstone Grading, Treatment and Evaluation" has recently been concluded at the Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) in Islamabad, where experienced gemstone experts from relevant fields shared their professional experience with participants regarding knowledge of gemstone, their type, value, identification, classification, gradation, cutting, polishing and pricing. The workshop, organized by the PMNH, also…Read More

Senate committee evaluates PMNH performance

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) is doing excellent and extraordinary work despite financial hardships, said Senator Prof. Sajid Mir, Chairperson Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology. He made these appreciation remarks during a visit of the committee members to PMNH, a subsidiary organization of Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF). The Senate Committee members visited different display galleries, research laboratories and repositories…Read More