NATIONAL ACADEMY of young Scientists (NAYS) has followed its own tradition of making collaboration with science promoting institutes and doing something helpful for Young Researchers across the country. The collaboration with Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB) helped in organization of 2nd one day workshop on young researchers skill development. 350 participants from 38 universities and 48 disciplines across Pakistan were gathered under same roof to view the proceedings of this workshop
Like before the support of Chairman Pakistan Science foundation (PSF) was there as Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro made the students obliged by joining the opening session of the workshop as chief guest. The importance of event was increased as Director General IPO M. Sajjad Bhutta and CEO Ali Akbar Group Pakistan joined the session as Guest of Honor. In his address Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro once again showed his full support for scientific activities of any organization. He appreciated efforts of NAYS Pakistan and congratulated the organizers for organizing the event. President NAYS welcomed the participants and distinguished guests and highlighted the background of the workshop.
The topics focused were: Industry Academia Inter-linkage, Research paper writing; Research: How to do; Research Proposal writing; Innovation in Scientific Research; Research patents; Foreign Scholarship; How to commercialize your research and Curriculum Vitae. The workshop was comprised of two sessions. At the end of each session panel discussion was conducted in which experts answered the quires of the Young researchers.
In the concluding remarks Dr. Tayyab Husnain, Acting Director CEMB appreciated the efforts of NAYS. He added that although the academy is being run by young researchers but they have done the best job in their capacity for organizing this event. In vote of thanks Aneela Yasmeen, NAYS workshop coordinator announced that the next workshop of this workshop series will be conducted in KPK in March 2012. Certificates of Appreciation were also distributed among the workshop organizers from NAYS and CEMB during the closing session.