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Pakistan Academy of Sciences Hosts “International Science Forum of National Scientific Organizations on the Belt and Road Initiative

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A successful international forum was held in Beijing , to share development of belt and road. In Beijing declaration, “it was agreed to establish a long term effective international mechanism to coordinate and support Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) cooperation and exchange activities for the benefits and shared development of the Belt and Road regions. […]…Read More

First status report regarding ocean sciences globally published by UNESCO

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Ocean sciences are running by a small number of manufacturing countries although collecting data and taking the measure of the ocean’s health is a global importance considering the economic and environmental stakes involved, according to the Global Ocean Science Report, assembled by UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission. The Report advocates increased investment into research and calls […]…Read More

Ahsan for using space sciences for CPEC projects

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article image ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has directed the authorities concerned to use space technology for mega projects initiated under the CPEC in order to ensure their planned execution "Accurate research and new technology based solutions are required to monitor mega development projects for their timely completion," Ahsan said while chairing a high-level meeting of officers of the Project Wing at…Read More

Establishment of China-Pakistan joint research centre on earth sciences proposed

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article image ISLAMABAD: A delegation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on Wednesday proposed the establishment of a China-Pakistan Joint Research Centre on Earth Sciences, a multi-disciplinary Centre with an aim to improve resilience to natural hazards. The proposal was given in a meeting of a six-member delegation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), headed by Vice Director Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment Cui Peng with the Chairperson…Read More

Pak researcher bags Turkish award in health, life sciences

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI:A Pakistani academcian, Dr Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, has been conferred upon a prestigious Turkish award, the 2015 International TÜBA Academy Prize, in health and life sciences. Dr Bhutta, founding director of the Centre for Excellence in Women and Child Health at the Aga Khan University and the co-director of the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health in Toronto, received the award from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in…Read More

Pakistan Academy of Sciences becomes national member of SCA

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article image Monitoring Desk: Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) was given the membership of Science Council of Asia (SCA) on the occasion of 15th SCA Conference which was held at Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia this month. Dr. Anwar Nasim, President of PAS participated in the conference. PAS has become a National Member of SCA and due to this, President of PAS, Dr. Anwar Nasim has become its Management Board Member. At present, the Management Board of SCA comprises of 19 National Members and current…Read More

Message from Dr. Azeem Khalid, Chairman of Department of Environmental Sciences, UAAR

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article image CONSERVATION OF biological diversity ensures economic prosperity and ecological sustainability and is also the tool to fight against climate change. However, overexploitation and unsustainable use patterns are depriving ecosystems to deliver vital functions and services as well as its ability to withstand climate change. It is the need of hour to live sustainably with our biological capital and progress in various sectors of economic and human development, including agriculture, forestry…Read More

HEC endeavouring to promote research in social sciences

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: HEC Chairman Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed has said that the Commission has been endeavouring to promote and intensify research in Social Sciences. "We have set up a dedicated social sciences section at HEC to identify realities of diverse social and human issues which Pakistan is facing," said Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed. He further said that the scholars and researchers of Social Sciences and Humanities, who have theoretical, conceptual, methodological and policy…Read More

New leadership of Pakistan academy of Sciences, Islamabad got elected

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article image It is generally recognized that any progressive country, which aspires to occupy a befitting place in the comity of nations, encourages the establishment of a supreme scientific organization, usually designated as the "Academy of Sciences" devoted to the promotion of science and its applications for the general welfare of humanity. While these organizations may not carry out actual researches, they do provide a forum for the advancement of scientific research, popularization…Read More