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  • Afghan university unlikely host for women's studies programme

    KABUL: A group of Afghan students gathered on the leafy campus of Kabul University this week to embark on an unlikely course - the country's first Master's degree in gender and women's studies...

    Teaching women's studies at graduate level should help spread awareness and send people into the workforce who can promote equality, the faculty and students said...

  • Institute to train students in health management

    PESHAWAR: The Prime Institute of Public Health (PIPH) is introducing Master’s of Public Health programme to give practical training to the students and enable them to effectively run administrative positions in health institutions...

    He said that the programme was aimed at producing graduates who could tackle issues in the health management and policy-related matters efficiently...

  • Horrifying memories of APS attack impede survivors’ studies

    PESHAWAR: After one year of the horrific attack on the Army Public School (APS), Peshawar, many surviving students find it hard to concentrate on their coursework as the gory incident keeps flashing back in their minds to distract them from studies...

    “When I turn off the light and go to sleep, the entire episode of APS attack recycles in my mind,” said Mr Amir, who is now a student of Mechanical Engineering in Sarhad University,...

  • TAPI gas pipeline investors to spend $200m on studies

    ASHGABAT: Share­holders of a planned gas pipeline connecting Turk­menistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) agreed on Thursday to invest $200 million in studies and engineering for the $10 billion project...

    “We will use these funds to carry out various studies, preliminary engineering, environmental design and various research of the route,” Turkmenistan’s Deputy Prime Minister Yagshygeldy Kakayev told reporters in the Turkmen...

  • Scientists warn plant knowledge lost as botany studies drop

    MOUNT IDA: Scientists are warning that the plant world could become a virtual mystery in the coming decades as college students increasingly shy away from studying botany and universities across the US shutter their long-standing collections of plant species...

    Since 1988, the number of research universities offering botany degrees has dropped by half, according to National Science Foundation research funding statistics
  • Underground water reserves being sucked dry: studies

    WASHINGTON: Human activity is leading to the rapid draining of about one-third of the planet’s largest underground water reserves and it is unclear how much fluid remains in them, two new studies have found...

    “Available physical and chemical measurements are simply insufficient,” University of California Irvine professor and principal investigator Jay Famiglietti said in a statement...

  • USAID-funded centre for advanced studies in water inaugurated

    HYDERABAD: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) mission director Jerry Bisson and his deputy Denise Herbol, along with Sindh Minister for Education Jam Mehtab Dahar inaugurated the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water at the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) on Thursday...

    Speaking at the ceremony, Mr Dahar thanked USAID for its full financial support in the establishment of the...

  • UN agency, varsity set up centre for refugees studies

    QUETTA: The United Nations High Commission for Refugees and the Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (Buitems) signed an agreement on Wednesday for establishing a ‘Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies (CRMS)’ where training for teachers and opportunities for entrepreneurship/business studies for students will be ensured...

    Mr Ratwette in his inaugural lecture on “Management of...

  • Three Zika vaccines show promise in monkey studies

    MIAMI: Three different experimental Zika vaccines being developed in the United States have worked well in monkey studies, paving the way for human trials in the coming months, researchers said Thursday...

    ”One of the vaccines in development is called a Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) vaccine, made by the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR)...

  • Bioequivalence studies centre opens at KU

    KARACHI: The higher education budget has been increased from Rs43 billion to Rs78 billion showing the high priority status the government gives to this sector, said Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Dr Ahsan Iqbal in a speech at Karachi University International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) on Saturday...

    The minister was delivering an address at the opening ceremony of the Centre for...

  • Gender based studies project launched

    To support gender and women’s studies, a project was launched at the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) under the Gender Equity Program (GEP) of the Aurat Foundation...

    Orientation workshops will be conducted over 15 months which will be aimed at strengthening the university’s Gender and Women’s Studies Department and help it in conducting research-based studies...

  • Literary Notes: International Translation Day and Dr Anwaar Ahmed on translation studies

    Translation studies is now considered a discipline that intermingles many disciplines, such as literature, linguistics, semantics, lexicography and terminography...

    It is with a sense of satisfaction that one notes the popularity of translation studies in Pakistan in recent years as a number of Pakistani universities have started courses on translation studies, applied translation studies or similar disciplines...

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