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26 PU researchers honoured

By Our Correspondent
December 01, 2023

LAHORE:Twenty-six researchers of Punjab University who were ranked among the top 2 percent scientists of the world by Stanford University USA were awarded certificates and shields at a ceremony held in the committee room of VC’s Office on Thursday.

In his address, Dr Khalid Mahmood appreciated the efforts and contribution of these researchers, as well as Director ORIC Prof Dr Shakil Ahmed and his team for organizing this event for development of research culture in the varsity.

VC of Punjab University, Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood addresses the audience during the 14th Post Graduate Students Conference on ‘21st Century: Trends in Educational Research’ on November 30, 2023. — Facebook/University of the Punjab
VC of Punjab University, Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood addresses the audience during the 14th Post Graduate Students Conference on ‘21st Century: Trends in Educational Research’ on November 30, 2023. — Facebook/University of the Punjab

Societal role for kids with special abilities urged

The Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Punjab University, Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood emphasized the importance of every individual in society taking an active role in advocating for the rights of children with special abilities. He made these remarks during an event held at Al Raazi Hall Thursday to commemorate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, organized by the Punjab University Child Welfare Centre.

‘Modern research culture need of hour’

Punjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood has said that development of research culture according to modern trends is the most important need of the hour. He was addressing the 14th Post Graduate Students Conference on ‘21st Century: Trends in Educational Research’ organised by PU Institute of Education and Research (IER) here on Thursday.

Director IER Prof Dr Tariq Mahmood Ch, Chairman Department of Advanced Studies in Education Prof Dr M Shahid Farooq, researchers, academicians, faculty members and students were present.