Tag: Scientists

A collaborative one-day workshop on Biosafety and Biosecurity for Scientists held in University of Malakand

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article image Scientific research, with all its perks, has brought concerns of being mishandled. The safety of the environment, people, and the personnel involved is of prime importance. Biosafety has emerged as a separate discipline for addressing such concerns. It is formally defined as the safe handling and containment of infectious microorganisms and hazardous biological materials. Biosafety […]…Read More

Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken, Federal Secretary for M/o NFSR, Islamabad visit PARC

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PR:  Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) scientists are firm to make the country self-sufficient in agriculture. There is need to ensure the dissemination of innovative technology and knowledge among a farming community of the country to bring change in farmers life and agriculture development. This was shared in his views by Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken, Federal […]…Read More

Entrepreneurial Scientists needed in Pakistan

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The entrepreneurial scientist is the new hybrid breed of the researchers who believe in serving society along with academia (Jain, George, & Maltarich, 2009). The country like Pakistan is in a serious need of such scientists and researchers. Pakistan through HEC has achieved great milestones of building research capacity in Pakistan. This capacity constitutes two […]…Read More

Hybrid rice scientists from China arrives to train 30 local scientists

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A group of Chinese agriculture experts, comprising 12 hybrid rice scientists, arrived to train local scientist and farmers on hybrid rice cultivation technologies to improve per acre crop productivity. About 30 Pakistani agriculture scientists, selected from all the four provinces will be trained by Chinese scientists and provincial field extension departments on hybrid rice cultivation. […]…Read More

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

Working group of scientists for promotion of S&T to be formed: Ahsan

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article image HEC: Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal emphasized upon forming of a working group consisting of top scientists to advise government to foster development of science and technology in the country. The minister expressed these views while addressing Round Table Conference (RTC) on Promoting Scientific Education and Research in Pakistan’. The RTC was also attended by Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, scientists, academia and officials…Read More

992 scientists engaged to boost industrial production

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article image ISLAMABAD-Engineering Development Board (EDB) has engaged a team of 992 scientists in 308 fields under Industrial Research Programme to address technical issues pertaining to product design and development. The team includes professors, scientists, technologists and researchers (Ph.D and M.Phil) to conduct research and development activities in different fields which cover almost all products related to engineering, applied physics and applied chemistry. Sources at Industries and…Read More

2016 to be hottest year in world history: Scientists

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Artificial global warming and a strong El Nino, world weather is bursting the annual heat record in this year, reveals a report by the World Meteorological Organization. It said that global temperatures are continuing to climb to fresh records, adding to the urgency of curbing greenhouse gas emissions that are the primary cause. Preliminary agency figures show that for the first 10 months of 2015, average sea and land surface temperatures were 0.73 degrees above…Read More

Scientists review wheat research at US-funded seminar

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Dozens of Pakistani scientists and agricultural experts at the US-funded Travelling Wheat Seminar reviewed the latest wheat research and shared experiences. The annual seminar, organised by Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), brought together wheat scientists from all over Pakistan to observe and discuss wheat research at the (PARC) wheat research centres. "Wheat scientists are able to…Read More