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  • The social sciences in Pakistan: then and now

    KARACHI: In the late 1990s, a group of researchers and academics decided to look at the state of social sciences in Pakistan, at a time when the internet was not considered the bane of many academics’ existence...

    Akbar Zaidi’s journey at a lecture titled ‘Still dismal one decade later? Social science in Pakistan since 2002’ held at the Alliance Française on Thursday...

  • Promotion of social sciences urged

    QUETTA: A two-day special meeting of the Inter-University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences (IUCPSS) issued the Gwadar Declaration which called for increasing allocation of funds for socials sciences, establishment of a national academy of social sciences, strengthening of existing social sciences research journals and promotion of inter-provincial collaboration and sharing of expertise in the higher education sector... ...

  • Conference on social sciences

    In a two-day conference that concluded on Thursday, researchers and academics underlined the need for theoretical development in social sciences and pledged to work out a viable alternative solution to the contemporary indigenous social issues through research...

    They said all disciplines in social sciences were equally important and should be recognised at par with other disciplines because social sciences can play an important role...

  • ‘Students need significant depth of understanding in humanities, social sciences and arts’

    KARACHI: Does your work have an impact on society? That was the question asked and answered by Maria Klawe, one of the world’s leading computer scientists at a lecture at the Habib University on Tuesday as part of their Yohsin lecture series...

    The title of her talk was ‘The importance of a broad education: The story of building an innovative university and impacting society’, and Dr Klawe — the 5th president of Harvey Mudd College —...

  • TPP negotiators agree on trade rules for six subjects

    TOKYO: Negotiators for the Trans-Pacific Partn­ership have agreed trade rules for six broad categories as officials race to conclude a trade pact, a Japanese government source said on Thursday...

    The United States, Japan and 10 other countries have been locked in talks over the TPP, a US proposal that would cut trade barriers and harmonise standards covering two-fifths of the world economy and a third of global trade
  • UoG to shift four science subjects to main campus

    But the UoG could not establish modern labs for the science subjects at the city campuses and the faculty and students shuttled between the city and Hafiz Hayat campuses twice a week...

    Statistics, mathematics and some other subjects could be shifted to the city campuses from the main campus so students who had to use the science labs could be facilitated...

  • Centre still encroaching on provincial subjects despite 18th amendment, says Baloch

    HYDERABAD: Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, the former chief minister of Balochistan and leader of the National Party (NP), said on Tuesday that even after the passage of the 18th constitutional amendment the Centre continued to encroach upon provincial subjects, adding that the country cannot have true democracy unless commoners from grass-roots level reached parliament...

    Likewise, he added, the ports of Karachi and Gwadar should be owned by...

  • Pakistan steps forward in astronomy and space sciences

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco), which is often criticised by Pakistani scientific community for not being on par with its Indian or Chinese counterparts, sent two satellites in space from a launching facility in China this July...

    “The other satellite, PRSS-1, developed by China and Pakistan in collaboration, was due to launch on July 9, and PakTES-1A had to be co-launched, thus the...

  • Story time: The battle of sciences

    In no time, the lab become a combat zone and all the three sciences and Maths pounced on each other to prove their importance forcefully with their mass and energy...

    Then Chemistry launched a strong reaction and flung the test tube filled hydrochloric acid and calcium sulphate in the air, which burned all the sciences...

  • Dwindling interest in plant sciences

    A SOMEWHAT unusual report was published under the heading ‘Scientists warn of plant knowledge loss as botany studies dropped’ (May 26)...

    It declares that US scientists are warning that the plant world could become a virtual mystery in the coming decades
  • Governor inaugurates centre for genomic sciences

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmed Khan on Wednesday inaugurated centre for genomic sciences at the Rahman Medical Institute (RMI) here to facilitate the investigation, research and service provision for genetic diseases...

    Addressing the inaugural ceremony, the governor called upon the medical professionals, researchers and patients to fully avail the unique opportunity offered by the centre for genomic...

  • Sports Sciences clinch inaugural women’s rugby sevens title

    LAHORE: The Lahore Sports Sciences Rugby Club won the inaugural National Women’s Rugby Sevens Championship after the outclassed Lahore Women Rugby Club (LWRC) 15-0 at the Punjab Stadium on Sunday...

    Sports Sciences Club advanced to the final after a sudden death 10-5 win against Rawalpindi Crabs in the quarter-finals before a 12-0 romp over Samundari Crabs in the semis...

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