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Dr Ayesha Razzaque
Dr Ayesha Razzaque

  • January 30, 2023

    ChatGPT: the future is already here

    The year 2001 saw the release of Steven Spielberg’s film ‘A.I. - Artificial Intelligence’. It was accompanied by a website featuring a...

  • January 12, 2023

    A beginner’s guide to adulting

    A 2020 report by the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics , titled ‘State of graduate unemployment in Pakistan’, put the unemployment...

  • January 02, 2023

    No, accreditation is not the answer

    The game is afoot in Punjab. The Punjab Higher Education Commission is the provincial cousin of the Higher Education Commission in Islamabad....

  • December 28, 2022

    Education – a recap and what to expect

    This is a year-end review of the most important events in the education sector in 2022 and a forecast of how some of those issues will continue to...

  • December 14, 2022

    Solution in search of a problem

    In 2021, the PTI government embarked on an effort to cut down the authority of the chairman of the HEC of the time. On paper, the effort looked like...

  • December 07, 2022

    What should a 2022 VC be asked?

    The Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training is preparing to interview applicants for the position of Vice-chancellor for three...

  • November 26, 2022

    How to bypass a university

    In my last op-ed on the issue of the attempted land grab of Quaid-e-Azam University to build a bypass road I opined that it is a convenient path...

  • November 20, 2022

    Assuming a spherical cow

    Milk production at a dairy farm was low, so the farmer wrote to the local university, asking for help from academia. A multidisciplinary team of...

  • November 06, 2022

    Only the bottle is new

    These days, if you talk to anyone in government about any new program or initiative, really anything that will cost money, the response is often the...

  • October 19, 2022

    A highway runs through it

    There is an ancient view of the world according to which the Earth was a flat disk. That disk had to be supported by something. So, it was imagined...