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Balochistan, US varsities join hand for coop

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: US Acting Consul General Chad Peterson presided over the signing of a Balochistan Consortium University Partnership Memorandum of Agreement. The two-year "Building Bridges" partnership links the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with the University of Balochistan, Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University Quetta and Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences. The partnership will send…Read More

Balochistan, US varsities join hand for coop

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: US Acting Consul General Chad Peterson presided over the signing of a Balochistan Consortium University Partnership Memorandum of Agreement. The two-year "Building Bridges" partnership links the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with the University of Balochistan, Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University Quetta and Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences. The…Read More

German varsities, AWKU sign deal for research

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STAFF REPORTER PESH: German Ambassador to Pakistan Ina Lepel has said that German Universities and Abdul Wali Khan University would cooperate with each other in promotion of research activities, saying Wali Khan Varsity in a short span of time has developed itself into a reputed education institute. She said that German universities under an agreement with Abdul Wali Khan University would jointly work in different sector of research. She said this during her recent visit to the AWKU in Mardan…Read More

IEP-RIC to collaborate with varsities to support engineers

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Institution of Engineers Pakistan, Rawalpindi-Islamabad Chapter (IEP-RIC) would develop its partnership with local universities for enhancing professional development of young and newly graduated engineers. It will also seek the support of the higher education institutions to enhance its membership for collective benefit. Through the mutual collaboration, the two sides would hold lectures and seminars on professional matters in order to equip the engineers with new…Read More

HEC for engaging varsities to improve ORIC output

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commission’s Innovation Steering Committee has suggested engaging with senior management of universities to improve output of their offices of research, innovation and commercialisation (ORIC). The meeting chaired by Imtiaz Rastgar discussed the monitoring and evaluation process, development of success parameters and outreach and marketing strategy for start-up businesses in universities. Executive Director HEC Dr Arshad Ali was also present at…Read More

HEC concerned by varsities violating plagiarism policy

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has expressed concern at universities not following the commission’s plagiarism policy by not taking action on plagiarism complaints against their faculty. HEC’s Plagiarism Standing Committee has recently met in Islamabad to discuss plagiarism complaints against faculty members of 10 universities. HEC Executive Director Dr Arshad Ali chaired the meeting. HEC quality assurance consultant Muhammad Ismail "shared concerns…Read More

IEP-RIC to collaborate with varsities to support engineers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Institution of Engineers Pakistan, Rawalpindi-Islamabad Chapter (IEP-RIC) would develop its partnership with local universities for enhancing professional development of young and newly graduated engineers. It will also seek the support of the higher education institutions to enhance its membership for collective benefit. Through the mutual collaboration, the two sides would hold lectures and seminars on professional matters in order to equip the engineers with new…Read More

IUB, German varsities to coop in education

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STAFF REPORT BAHAWALPUR: Prof. Dr. Qaiser Mushtaq, Vice Chancellor, Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB) and German Ambassador Ina Lepel discussed new avenues of collaboration in education between the IUB and German universities in a meeting at Abbasia Campus. The Vice Chancellor appreciated cooperation extended by Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation to the University for promotion of research. The organization has provided advanced equipments to Chemistry department besides provision of…Read More

Haripur varsity affiliates with 5 Austrian varsities

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STAFF REPORT PESH: Special Assistant to the Chief Minister for Information and Higher Education, Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani, has said that the University of Haripur (UoH) has been affiliated with five top educational universities of Austria for promotion of higher education. He said that during his recent successful visit to Austria, an agreement regarding affiliation of University of Haripur with top five universities of Austria have been made that would be extended to other universities of the…Read More

ITU unfolds quality research ranking of over 200 varsities

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Information Technology University’s Scientometrics Lab (SLAB) has launched quality research rankings of over 200 universities and research institutions of Pakistan. According to the rankings, Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad topped the overall ranking followed by COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, University of Agriculture (UAG) Faisalabad, NUST, University of the Punjab, Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), University of…Read More