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  • Minister meets Mavalvala, seeks collaboration with MIT

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal discussed collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, including setting up a modern university in Pakistan...

    According to a statement issued by the ministry here on Thursday, he met the quantum astrophysicist Nergis Mavalvala, Associate Department Head of Physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)...

  • Temporary tattoos to be utilised as on-skin interfaces: MIT

    MASSACHUSETTS: A new Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) media lab product, created in partnership with Microsoft Research transforms temporary tattoos into customised functional interfaces that can be used to communicate with gadgets or to even display output...

    Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao, PhD Student at the MIT Media Lab, discussed the fabrication process that enables users to create fashionable devices that can be attached directly...

  • Harvard, MIT professors win Nobel in economics

    STOCKHOLM: British-born Oliver Hart and Finland's Bengt Holmstrom won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for work that addresses a host of questions from how best to reward executives to whether schools and prisons should be privately owned...

    Contract theory considers, for example, whether managers should get paid bonuses or stock options, or whether teachers or healthcare workers should be paid fixed rates or by performance-based...
  • Trudeau touts Canada’s AI credentials at MIT

    His visit headlined MIT’s Solve initiative, which connects innovators with corporate, government and academic resources to tackle world problems...

    Trudeau isn’t the only head of state talking up AI France’s Emmanuel Macron and China’s Xi Jinping are among the others but his deep-in-the-weeds approach to promoting Canada’s knowledge-based economy has caught US tech companies’ attention in contrast to President Donald Trump, whose...

  • Pakistani-led non-profit advances to MIT's Solve Challenge final

    Teach the World Foundation (TTWF), a non-profit led by US-based Pakistanis, has been selected for the finals of the University of Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Solve Challenge...

    According to an article published by Techjuice on Monday, the TTWF, led by Shafiq Khan and Imran Sayeed, is working in multiple countries around the world — including Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Malawi — to introduce effective models for...

  • Your guide to pursuing a PhD in Pakistan

    Universities in Pakistan are aggressively promoting higher-ed opportunities...

    If you are planning to pursue higher education in Pakistan, particularly at the doctoral level, you most probably are unaware of your rights and obligations as a doctoral student...

  • KU admissions policy comes under fire in Sindh Assembly

    KARACHI: The admissions policy of the University of Karachi under which the varsity gives priority to the students of the metropolis came under criticism at the Sindh Assembly on Tuesday when Pakistan Peoples Party lawmakers demanded an end to what they called a ‘quota system’ and equal opportunities for students of all Sindh districts...

    PPP lawmakers Khairunnisa Mughal and Syed Sardar Ali moved a resolution in the assembly on...

  • HEC bans 4 varsities from offering admissions

    ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has stopped four universities from giving admissions to students in any degree programme, owing to academic irregularities and mismanagement...

    “We banned the institutions from offering admissions in the recent pasts, but they are violating the ban, so we issued this warning today,” Chairman HEC Dr...

  • A-level students ineligible for admissions to MBBS, BDS

    LAHORE: A-level students planning a career in medicine suffered a major blow to their future as the new regulations of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) have declared them ineligible for admissions to MBBS/BDS programmes at public and private medical and dental colleges of the country on foreign quota...

    An official privy to the development told Dawn that the PMDC meeting presided over by federal minister Saira Afzal Tarrar...

  • Policy on admissions to medical, dental colleges finalised

    The board also took many other important decisions regarding admissions of overseas students and adjustment of additional seats being filled by the medical colleges in violation of the rules and regulations of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), besides issuing new schedule of entrance tests...

    The board chairman suggested that the federal government might be apprised of these proposed change as admissions against FSF...

  • English dept teachers oppose admissions to linguistics

    KARACHI: The Karachi University (KU) administration seems to be clueless on how to end the impasse over admissions to the MPhil/PhD programme in linguistics at the department of English as it has recently cancelled interviews of at least 19 candidates scheduled for Monday (June 8), it emerged on Sunday...

    According to sources, a group of teachers at the English department headed by the chairperson, for some unknown reasons, oppose the...

  • Sahiwal Medical College barred from admissions

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has directed the University of Health Sciences to stop admissions for 2015-16 session at the Sahiwal Medical College, giving its final decision to the varsity for “closing the government college” due to shortcomings till further orders...

    It first ‘de-recognised’ this public sector college putting the future of 500 students at risk and now directed the UHS to stop admissions till...

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