STAFF REPORT LHR: Punjab Universitys Department of Zoology has recently organised a three-day workshop on “Novel Approaches to Monitor Air Pollution and Environmental Health Issues” which provided delegates with a valuable opportunity to learn about the new discoveries and problems, exchange views, and develop plans for the future of aerosol science and technology.
The topics encompassed the physical and chemical characteristics of aerosols and their impact on the environment and society in diverse areas such as climate, air quality, health, energy, and materials.
The event was organized in collaboration with the British Council and WWF.
Dr Zulfiqar Ali, Link Coordinator, Transnational Educational Grant (TNE-308) and Dr. M. Akhtar, Chairman, Zoology Department, UoP, were among the organisers in which renowned experts and a large number of students participated while the instructors included Prof Ian Colbeck from University of Essex-UK and Dr Zaheer Ahmad Nasir from University College London-UK.
The lecture series and the workshop also provided a venue for academics, researchers, scholars, and students, as well as representatives from the NGOs and government sectors, to exchange research findings and new ideas on shifting roles in the 21st century of environment and technology in pursuit of sustainable development in the country.