Tag: Young

Participating in writing contests lighten up young minds: EssayCon-2017 speakers

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article image TO POPULARIZE science and technology in the society, Technology Times in collaboration with Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) organized an essay writing contest EssayCon 2017 aiming to create the scientific temper among the student community on “Practical and Cost-Effective Solutions to Control Water Born Diseases”. Bushra Hashmi from Jinnah University for Women, […]…Read More

Young entrepreneurs to develop local Pakistan’s Silicon Valley

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Jazz accelerator is a premium program that helps sustain the incubation activity through more funding and services and seed funding was provided by Ignite, a national technology fund. To connect with seasoned professionals, ambitious peers, and mentors Teamup manages operations of the NIC, Islamabad offering startups the opportunities. Different public and private sector organizations synergy […]…Read More

PTCL Summit Program – 160 Talented Young Graduates On-boarded

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PR: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has taken on board the 3rd batch of its Signature “Summit Program” acquiring 160 top talent young engineers and business graduates from various institutions. This group has completed the first mega development intervention successfully spreading over 6 weeks at the PTCL Training Staff College, Haripur. PTCL has been endeavoring […]…Read More

Promotion of STEM Education for young learners in KP and Balochistan

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article image Representatives from nine robotics companies from across Pakistan met with Balochistan’s Education Secretary Abdul Fateh Bangar in Quetta this week to discuss the introduction of robotics-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in Balochistan. Presenting innovative ideas regarding the use of technology at education institutions, the representatives explained how STEM studies could improve education […]…Read More

Ufone engages with young students via its Summer Internship Program

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article image PR: Ufone celebrated the successful conclusion of its flagship Summer Internship Program (SIP) in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi. Following campus recruitment drives across partner universities where more than 1300 students were evaluated, 41 students were shortlisted after a competitive round of tests and interviews ensuring the highest level of merit and transparency. These students represented top […]…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

Dr Sherwani identified biofilm as a tool of infection in H.pylori causing cancer

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article image C2 FUUAST: The young and dynamic microbiologist Dr Sikandar K. Sherwani of Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Karachi identified Biofilm as a tool of infection in World’s first cancer causing bacterium – H. pylori, while working on Helicobacter pylori biofilm formation aspect in his Deans’ granted research project. He identified Biofilm a sugary slimy layer-for […]…Read More

Young researchers urged to play role for uplift

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STAFF REPORT RWP: Governor Punjab and Chancellor PirMehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rafique Rajwana has said that young researchers should play their due role for the development of country after equipping themselves with latest knowledge and technology.He stated this while addressing the 17th Convocation of PMAS-AAUR. The governor congratulated the recipients of degrees attained after hard work and dedicated studies. He said that bringing out the country from poverty, resource…Read More

KP Apps Challenge for young entrepreneurs held

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article image STAFF REPORT PESH: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board (KPITB), Tech Valley Abbottabad, Code for Pakistan, World Bank and PTA has hosted a Demo Day’ for the KP Apps Challenge in Peshawar. Youngsters from all over Pakistan were invited to participate in the challenge, which was judged by a panel of experts. Total cash prizes of up to Rs 0.6 million were also announced. Submissions of note included Karigar’ - a mobile app that connects vocational tradesmen such as carpenters and…Read More