Tag: research

Policy practitioners urge original thinking for research relevance

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PR: Senior policy practitioners have urged emerging researchers to adopt indigenous contexts and approaches while conducting their studies if they are to address the society’s real problems and needs. They were speaking at a meeting of young MPhil and PhD scholars titled “Brainstorming Research Ideas”, which was organized by IPS LEAD – the learning, excellence […]…Read More

PU holds session on agricultural research

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A seminar was organized on “Prospects of Agricultural Research (Current & Future)” by Punjab University Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IAGS). PU Dean Faculty of Life Sciences Prof Dr. Muhammad Naeem Khan, Provincial Head of Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited Rao Abdul Munam Khan, Director IAGS Prof Dr. Muhammad Saleem Haider has attended the seminar along with […]…Read More

EU researchers and Pakistan willing for collaboration in research

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Anne Marchal, Deputy Head of European Union delegation to Pakistan has stated that EU research institutions are willing to collaborate on research projects with Pakistan. For this purpose, researchers from Pakistan will be given scholarships. She added that the European Union is interested in education, rural development, energy, research, and innovation in Pakistan while addressing […]…Read More

Research Supervisory: Frail system of HEC?

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PRIOR TO this month, as per an article written by Professor Pervez Hoodbhoy on ‘Professor Mafia’ crafted a never-ending debate and after that there is solution to overcome Pakistan’s Professor Mafia and highlights the de functionalities of Pakistani Universities. It seems good when you came to know that the people are coming on frontline to […]…Read More

Experts fear termination of food security project will hit research sector

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Termination of $30 million food security project by USAID has drawn criticism from experts and stakeholders and they fear that the abrupt decision will affect the ongoing research and scholar exchange programmes in the country. They claimed the situation will badly hit the higher education sector and it will affect ties between the United States […]…Read More

Hybrid rice research center inaugurated at ICCBS, UOK

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Professor Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan, the vice chancellor of the University of Karachi inaugurated Sino-Pakistan Hybrid Rice Research Centre (SPHRRC) at the International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), KU. The center was set up with an investment of Rs150 million. The research center is installed with innovative research facilities such as NMR spectroscopes, […]…Read More

Special fund for R&D should be created to boost research culture: Dr Shahid

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article image Fifth National Conference on Physics and Emerging Science held at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU). The Conference intended to create awareness for internationally well-matched quality research work and generating commercially feasible projects that helps the society to overcome its socio-economic problems. Vice Chancellor of AIOU Prof Shahid Siddiqui proclaimed constitution of Special Fund for Research […]…Read More

Mou signed for multi-disciplinary research promoting nature conservation

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The memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between World Wide Fund for Nature– Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) and Information Technology University (ITU) to create and keep an effective working relationship to further their common aims of multi-disciplinary research promoting nature conservation in Pakistan. ITU Vice Chancellor Dr. Umar Saif and WWF-Pakistan Director General Hammad Naqi Khan signed […]…Read More

PARC research activities, new innovations witnessed

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB A awards held STAFF REPORT ISB: A group of electronic and print media of Islamabad and Rawalpindi region has witnessed research activi- ties of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Rawal Watershed Field Sta- tion at Sitrameel and Crop Disease Research Institute (CDRI) Murree during their exposure visit to these research establishments. The aim of the exposure visit was to acquaint the me- dia about agri-research and development activities being carried out at…Read More

Science diplomacy must for evolving culture of research, sustainable development: Dr. I.E. Qureshi

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Af- ter spending thirty years in science and three years in di- plomacy, Dr Imtinan Elahi Qureshi , Executive Direc- tor of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in South (COMSATS), is the most vocal advocate of science diplomacy’ in Paki- stan is all set to bid adieu. Dr Qureshi is stepping down as COMSATS Execu- tive Director next month and he is leaving behind a rich legacy of phenomenal achievements making the dormant organization…Read More