2-Day Workshop on Science Writing and Journalism in Urdu

Registration: Registration is required.
Date: May 15, 2023 May 16, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Venue: Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics, University of the Punjab, Lahore


The Khwarizmi Science Society (KSS) is organizing a 2-Day Workshop on “Science Journalism and Writing in Urdu”. This workshop will educate and train students, teachers and general public about how to accurately and effectively write about science in Urdu. 

Get ready to enhance your science writing skills in Urdu with the two-day workshop led by Aleem Ahmad, the founder of Global Science and one of Pakistan’s senior-most science journalist.  Hosted by KSS in collaboration with COMSTECH and the Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics, University of the Punjab, Lahore, this practical training workshop will equip participants with the skills to write concise, lively and beautiful scientific texts in Urdu. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from one of the best in the field and take your craft of science writing to the next level. Register here now to secure your spot! The deadline to apply is 14 May 2023.

سائنسی قلم کاری اور سائسی صحافت : دو روزہ تربیتی ورکشاپ


خوارزمی سائنس سوسائٹی 15 اور 16 مئی کو `اردو یں سائنسی قلمکاری ورک شاپ` کا انعقاد کرنے جارہی ہے۔ اس ورکشاپ کا بنیادی مقصد بالخصوص سائنس کے طلباء، اساتذہ اور عوام کوسائنسی قلمکاری کے بارے میں آگاہ کرنااوراُن کی تربیت کرنا ہے۔ پاکستان کے معروف سائنسی صحافی اور لکھاری علیم احمد، منتخب طلبہ، طالبات کو اردو زبان میں نپی تلی، رواں اور خوبصورت سائنسی تحریریں لکھنے کے گر سکھائیں گے۔
تعاون اور مقام:  شعبہ سالہ اسٹیٹ فزکس، جامعہ پنجاب، قائداعظم کیمپس، لاہور۔
تاریخ: 15 اور 16 مئی 2023، (10 تا 4 بجے)
فیس: خوارزمی سائنس سوسائٹی کے رکن: 1000 روپیہ
دیگر: 3000 روپیہ
ورکشاپ میں داخل ہونے کی درخواست پہ 14 مئی، 2023 تک جمع کرائیں۔


Details of the Online Workshop

How to RegisterFill and submit the Registration Form, given Below.

Registration Fees
• For Members of Khwarizmi Science Society: Rs 1,000
• For Non-members of Khwarizmi Science Society: Rs 3,000

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Where?Department of State Physics at the University of the Punjab, Quaid-e-Azam Campus, Lahore
PartnersCOMSTECH and Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics, Punjab University Lahore
Instructor ProfileWith more than 35 years of experience, Aleem Ahmed is among the senior-most science writers and science journalists in Pakistan. Having served as the editor of monthly Science Magazine and Science Digest, he launched monthly Global Science in 1998 and published it till 2016. Earlier, from 1993 to 1995, he joined Radio Pakistan for Science Club -- a weekly science program. Besides a number of local newspapers and periodicals, Aleem has also worked with Science and Development Network (scidev.net) and Nature (nature.com) as a freelance science writer. He is the only Pakistani science journalist to participate in the World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) as a speaker. He has written, co-authored, translated and edited 50+ books on S&T, and has contributed more than 6,000 popular science articles, features, news, blogs and op-ed articles for various print and digital media platforms. For Khan Academy (www.khanacademy.org), he translated and dubbed 1,100 educational videos into Urdu (during 2011 and 2014) spanning over 6,500 minutes. In digital media, from June 2016 to April 2022, he served as the S&T editor and Blog editor for Express Digital (express.pk) -- a leading media outlet from Pakistan.
Intended AudienceScience Students (Intermediate to Ph.D.), Teachers and General Public
Mode of DeliveryThe session will be conducted in-person from 10:00 am to 04:00 pm on 15th and 16th May 2023, at the Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics (COE), University of the Punjab, Lahore.
Certificates Participants who complete the workshop will be awarded a completion certificate.

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