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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

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

Scientists offer assistance, guidance on zoology

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The three-day 36th Pakistan Congress of Zoology has resolved that all the participants of the congress should act as ambassadors of peace, love and spirit of scientific co-operation. The event has recently been concluded at the University of Sindh, Jamshoro. The concluding ceremony was presided over by Professor Dr Muhammad Siddiqui Kalhoro, Acting Vice Chancellor University of Sindh. Two very eminent Chinese professors Dr Peng Xu and Dr. Wenjun Bu and two young…Read More

Scientists urged to focus climate change policy research

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: There is a dire need for scientists and researchers to steer policy research focus towards solutions direly required for combating climate change induced for expanding aridity and desertification in the country, said Climate Change Secretary Arif Ahmed Khan. "Pakistan is in a pressing need of research-based workable solutions to fight expanding desertification and aridity which are devouring rich fertile land. If not tackled, these climate change induced…Read More

CERN opening window of opportunities for Pak scientists

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is at the threshold of the latest world technology as it, being the associate member of CERN, has a rich opportunity to reap huge benefits the classified organization offers in terms of sharing experiences, knowledge and expertise of the world’s renowned scientists. Pakistan was the first Asian state that had become the associate member of the CERN (European Organization of Nuclear Research) in 2015. In fact, the membership of CERN is the recognition…Read More

Dr. Atta exhorts scientists to concentrate on R&D

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Scientists of the Islamic world need to concentrate on research and development (RandD) to clinch the Nobel prize for their contribution towards science and technology, said prominent scientist and former federal minister Prof. Dr Atta-ur-Rahman. He was speaking at the recently held convocation ceremony of Commecs Institute of Business and Emerging Sciences (CIBES) where a number of students who did their BBA and MBA were awarded degrees. Prof. Atta also urged the…Read More

Dr. Atta exhorts scientists to concentrate on R&D

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Scientists of the Islamic world need to concentrate on research and development (RandD) to clinch the Nobel prize for their contribution towards science and technology, said prominent scientist and former federal minister Prof. Dr Atta-ur-Rahman. He was speaking at the recently held convocation ceremony of Commecs Institute of Business and Emerging Sciences (CIBES) where a number of students who did their BBA and MBA were awarded degrees. Prof. Atta also urged the…Read More