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Pakistani experts attend AAAS-TWAS Workshop on Science & Diplomacy

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article image Centre for Science Diplomacy of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in partnership with The World Academy of Science (TWAS) organized their second summer course on Science and Diplomacy, at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy from June 7-12, 2015. The course was attended by around 51 participants and speakers from around the world and participants discussed ideas and concepts over the exciting theme of "…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. Salams legacy: TWAS – the voice for science

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article image According to wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Science) Science (derives from the Latin word "scientia", meaning "knowledge") is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about nature and the universe. This language is universal irrespective of religion, region or political boundaries. Prof. Abdus Salam, Physicist and Nobel laureate, hailing from Pakistan, recognized an urgent need in the developing…Read More

UAFs Dr Ashfaq elected TWAS member

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article image STAFF REPORT FBD: The Academy of Science for the Developing World (TWAS), Trieste, Italy, has elected Dr Ashfaq Khan, Dean Faculty of Agriculture, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) as, the TWAS member in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the field of science in South Asia.This decision was taken during the 23rd general meeting of TWAS recently held in Beijing, China.Dr Ashfaq, the professor and dean of UAF has earned PhD degree in 1985, being a president of Entomology…Read More