panel discussion

Building Media Relationship for Science Popularization

A Workshop on Science Communication
Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Technology Times

University of Punjab

Pakistan Science Foundation

Institute of Research Promotion

Invention to Innovation Summit

Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
7 March, 2018
Time: 
2 pm
Venue: 
University of Punjab
Abstract: 

Science and Technology play a major role in most aspects of our daily lives both at home and at work. It affects many, if not most, policy issues of national and international importance. Science, Technology and Innovations are intricately linked to societal needs and the nation's economy in every area, especially in transportation, communication, agriculture, education, environment, health, defence and jobs. Everybody, therefore, needs some understanding of science, its accomplishments and its limitations. Understanding includes not just the facts of science but also the scientific methods and their limitations as well as an appreciations of the practical and social implications. 

People are unable to know about the advancements in science and technology due to their lack of interest in science and its slow propagation and penetration amongst larger number of population in Pakistan. The need has never been greater for more effective sceince communication specifically designed to help the public and policy makers comprehend important issues involving science and technolgy. A lot of scientific information is found online inf the form of blogs, posts and videos and one cannot tell whether the information provided is authentic or not. This has created a huge gap between the general public and expert science communicators. We need to train the next generation of scientists and journalists to become better science communicators to create a culture where they are supported and rewarded for effectively communicating with the public.

The objective of this workshop is to equip the participants with core knowledge required to plan, implement and evaluate science communication activities in order to make complex science accessible to the general public. The workshop is to take place on 7th March, 2018 at the University of Punjab from 02 pm to 04 pm.

Venue:

Resource People: 
Guest Speaker
Dr. Saadat Anwar Siddiqi
President - Khwarizmi Science Society
Guest Speaker
Dr. Sabieh Anwar
General Secretary - Khwarizmi Science Society

Dr. Safee Ullah Chaudhary on Computational Biology

A Talk at Buraq Space Camp - Changing Perceptions Through Visions Of Space
Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
25th December, 2017
Time: 
02:00 pm
Venue: 
Buraq Planetary Society
Abstract: 

Dr. Safee Ullah Chaudhary will represent the Khwarizmi Science Soceity at the Buraq Space Camp on 25th December 2017. The talk will encompass the vast field of computational biology and its applications.

 

Buraq Planetary Society will organize the 14th Buraq Space Camp from 22nd to 31st December, 2017, in Islamabad. The camp will comprise of lectures, workshops and field trips that include subjects ranging from rocket design to astrophysics, IT and cutting-edge technologies - alongside which the candidates will be constantly evaluated to ascertain their relative ranks.

 

The theme of this year's camp is "Changing Perceptions Through Visions of Space". The Buraq Planetary Society hopes to guide the youth and help them perceive the world in a manner which is productive and beneficial to them. the aim is to make them aware of the realities around us in the present, and to help them formulate a vision for the future. To fulfill this task, the students will sit through talks and discussions with the leaders from the world of business, technology, science, public health and various other key fields in Pakistan.

Resource People: 
Speaker
Dr. Safee Ullah Chaudhary
Supplementary Documents: 

Powering Pakistan through Maths and Science Education

Report Launch by Pakistan Alliance for Maths and Science
Sponsors & Collaborators: 

Physlab, Lahore University of Management Sciences

Pakistan Maths and Science Alliance

Coca-Cola

Registration: 
Registration is required.
Date: 
10 March 2017
Time: 
3 pm to 5 pm
Venue: 
9-B2, Basement, Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Opposite Sector U,DHA Lahore 54792
Abstract: 

Powering Pakistan for the 21st Century” is a three-volume document prepared by the Pakistan Alliance for Maths and Science (PAMS) in collaboration with partners including the Khwarizmi Science Society.

The third volume is titled “A Roadmap for Maths and Science Education”. The purpose of this report is to highlight the importance of maths and science education in Pakistan's classrooms, especially those in government schools, where the least privileged of the country's children study.

In the third volume, a series of ideas and recommendations will be presented that can help Pakistan, as a state and as a society, re-orient public policy and private investment decisions, to serve a more prosperous future. This report will be launched on Friday in collaboration with Khwarizmi Science Society and will be hosted by Lahore University of Management Sciences.

Register here.

The location of the event cn be viewed here.

 

 

Here is General Secretary, Dr. Sabieh Anwar's speech at the Prime Minister House at the occasion of the launch ceremony of Volume I. The speech spells out a charter for practical science education.

 

 

The gallery can be viewed here:

Gallery: Powering Pakistan through Maths and Science

Resource People: 
Moderator
Dr. Muhammad Nizamuddin
Chairman - Punjab Higher Education Commission
Moderator
Dr. Saadat Anwar Siddiqi
President - Khwarizmi Science Society

Career Counselling for Studying Abroad

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
6 August, 2002
Time: 
11:00 am
Venue: 
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore
Resource People: 
Speaker
Moazzam Khan
University of Wisconsin and Madison
Speaker
Sheharyar Khan
University of Wisconsin and Madison

Education in the United States

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
26 May, 2001
Time: 
11:00 am
Venue: 
Electrical Engineering Department, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore
Resource People: 
Speaker
Shahzad Ahmed Khan
Electrical Engineering Department, Stanford University, USA
Speaker
Muhammad Ahmed Sheraz
Carlson School of Management, Minnesota University, USA

Even a Star Can Die

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
19 November 1998
Time: 
11:00 am
Venue: 
Punjab College of Business Adminsitration, Gulberg, Lahore

Monthly Meeting and Astronomical Observation

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
10/01/1998
Time: 
11:00 am
Venue: 
Punjab College of Business Adminsitration (PCBA), Gulberg, Lahore
Resource People: 
Moderator

A Questionnaire on Electromagnetics

Registration: 
Open to all.
Date: 
24 November 1997
Time: 
11:00 am
Venue: 
Lalazar, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore
Resource People: 
Moderator
Muhammad Umar Khan
Electrical Engineering Department, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore