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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

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

NUST stands among worlds top 150 young universities

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The NUST stands among the top world 150 young universities in a ranking unveiled by The Times Higher Education (THE). The ranking of the world’s top universities, under 50 years of age has École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, founded in 1969 in Switzerland, at the top spot. NUST, founded in 1991, has 9,808 students with a 7.8 student-staff ratio. Of its total enrollment, three percent of the students are international whereas female-male ratio is 27:73…Read More

IEEE DIALOGUE at MUET gathers young talent

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article image IEEE DIALOGUE (Discovering Abilities and Lifetime Opportunities for Graduating Engineers) was held at the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology on 27th January, 2016. Tahir Chaudhry, Chief Executive, Falcon Engineering, founding member and chair industry- academia linkage, Open Source Foundation of Pakistan, Mir Muhammad Ali Khan, Co-Chairman of AMZ-MAK Capital Limited, Engr. Tahir Saleem, Vice President South IEEEP/ former Comm. IEEE/ CEO United Engineering Services, Rana…Read More

Young Pak scientist takes part in discovery of gravitational waves

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: After Pakistan-born scientist Dr Nergis Mavalvala made waves for being a member of the team of scientists that discovered gravitational waves (ripples in space and time hypothesised by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago), it has emerged another Pakistani was also part of the team. Imran Khan from Peshawar has been known to have worked with a team of scientists at Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) that recorded gravitational waves for…Read More

Young Pak scientist takes part in discovery of gravitational waves

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: After Pakistan-born scientist Dr Nergis Mavalvala made waves for being a member of the team of scientists that discovered gravitational waves (ripples in space and time hypothesised by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago), it has emerged another Pakistani was also part of the team. Imran Khan from Peshawar has been known to have worked with a team of scientists at Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) that recorded gravitational waves for the…Read More

Young Pak scientist takes part in discovery of gravitational waves

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: After Pakistan-born scientist Dr Nergis Mavalvala made waves for being a member of the team of scientists that discovered gravitational waves (ripples in space and time hypothesised by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago), it has emerged another Pakistani was also part of the team. Imran Khan from Peshawar has been known to have worked with a team of scientists at Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) that recorded gravitational waves for…Read More