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Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists Now Accepting Entries

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article image Submissions are now open for 2017 entries. For the fifth year in a row, the Science and SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists offers four recent PhDs a career-making opportunity. Could you (or your grad student) be one of them? Recent doctoral graduates in the life sciences may submit a 1000-word essay based on their thesis […]…Read More

Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology

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article image The annual Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology is an international award which honors young scientists for their outstanding contributions to neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology. The winner and finalists are selected by a committee of independent scientists, chaired by Science’s Senior Editor, Dr. Peter Stern. Researchers who are not […]…Read More

UNESCO prize to help promote ethics in science: Dr. Zabta

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: At a time when major chowks and market places in Paris were decorated with portraits of Prof Zabta Khan Shinwari from Pakistan for winning the prestigious UNESCO Avicenna Prize 2015, he was busy delivering lecture at Quaid-i-Azam University and holding meetings with fellow scientists for promotion of ethics in science. Minister of State, Baligh-ur-Rehman, who was also in Paris at that time made a phone call to Prof. Shinwari and said, "You are there in Pakistan…Read More

TWAS gives Atta-ur-Rahman Prize to Uzbek academician

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article image MONITORING DESK ISB: The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) has awarded the TWAS Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman Prize in Chemistry to Prof. Mirabbos Hojamberdiev from Uzbekistan. The award has been given at the TWAS annual general conference held in Vienna, Austria. An official of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi (UoK) said that the award has been to Prof. Mirabbos in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the field of…Read More

Prof Zabta clinches UNESCO Avicenna Prize for Ethics in Science

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The shining scientist and pride of the country, Prof Zabta Khan Shinwari yet again become the reason for a Pakistani to brag about, considering the fact that the maestro is now the laureate of UNESCO Avicenna Prize for Ethics in Science- 2015 in recognition of his work in SandT. Prof Zabta Khan Shinwari is a renowned biotechnologist with number of accomplishments to his credit. He is currently serving as Secretary General in Pakistan Academy of Sciences where his role…Read More

Prof Zabta clinches UNESCO Avicenna Prize for Ethics in Science

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The shining scientist and pride of the country, Prof Zabta Khan Shinwari yet again become the reason for a Pakistani to brag about, considering the fact that the maestro is now the laureate of UNESCO Avicenna Prize for Ethics in Science- 2015 in recognition of his work in SandT. Prof Zabta Khan Shinwari is a renowned biotechnologist with number of accomplishments to his credit. He is currently serving as Secretary General in Pakistan Academy of Sciences where his role for…Read More

Pak Scientist wins UNESCO Prize in Science

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Professor Zabta Khan Shinwari was designated the laureate of the Prize by the Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova upon the recommendation of an independent International Jury of scholars and ethicists, including Marie-Helene Parizeau (Canada), Jury’s Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of COMEST, Luka Omladic (Slovenia), Rapporteur of COMEST, and Hebe Vessuri (Venezuela), also member of COMEST. The jury accentuated that Professor Zabta Khan Shinwari has addressed…Read More

Pak Scientist wins ‘UNESCO Avicenna Prize for Ethics in Science’

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Professor Zabta Khan Shinwari was designated the laureate of the Prize by the Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova upon the recommendation of an independent International Jury of scholars and ethicists, including Marie-Helene Parizeau (Canada), Jury’s Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of COMEST, Luka Omladič (Slovenia), Rapporteur of COMEST, and Hebe Vessuri (Venezuela), also member of COMEST. The jury accentuated that Professor Zabta Khan Shinwari has addressed…Read More

NUST team to represent Pakistan at world HULT Prize

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: After a very tough competition, the entrepreneurial team that will represent NUST and Pakistan at the regional finals of the International HULT prize in Dubai has been selected at an event held in the Centre of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at NUST. At the final event, as many as 11 of the shortlisted teams pitched their ideas to a packed audience and the jury announced Team Julbul ’to be the winner. Their idea was appreciated for its innovation and…Read More

Pak scientist wins first prize at world summit

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan’s young Khizr Imran Tajammul has won first prize for presenting an idea of manufacturing energy solution for low income community at One Young World Summit’ being held in Dublin.According to an email received here, Khizr who has also launched an initiative in the form of on organization known as Jaan Pakistan’ for the same purpose, suggested that his aim is not only to use solar energy solutions in Pakistan but also to make them accessible for the lowest…Read More