15 03, 2019

Muslim World faces alarming decline in Science & Technology


Chairman, Task Force on Technology Driven Knowledge Economy, Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman showed serious concerns over the alarming decline in the sectors of education, science and technology in Muslim World, and said that not a single institution in the Muslim countries was conferred with Nobel Prize so far. He said that the task force, under the supervision [...]

15 01, 2019

Awareness Seminar on Giving Way to Ambulances


Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) in collaboration with Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST Karachi) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) organized an Awareness Seminar titled ‘Saving Lives: Legislative Changes for Giving Way to Ambulances’ JPMC, Karachi. It was attended by representatives of the media, police, traffic police, transport [...]

15 11, 2018

CM Sindh directs education dept to update curriculum


Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed education department to update curriculum and textbooks to align with United Nations Sustainable Goals 2030 for which special focus would be given for improvement of science, mathematics and English language books. This he said that while presiding over a meeting to improve school education system here [...]

15 07, 2016

Governor Sindh inaugurates Digital Forensic Science & Technology Centre at KU


Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan has said that Karachi University of Karachi is the identity and symbol of our mega city as its students have contributed immensely in every field of life whether science, arts or computer science. This he said while addressing at the inauguration ceremony of Centre for Digital Forensic Science [...]

15 02, 2016

Muslim world must invest in science and technology: Ex-Jordanian PM


The Muslim world is behind in science and technology and it needs to invest in upgrading its human resource and capacity building. Social indicators are quite meagre in the OIC member countries whereas some countries are forced to import even drinking water from developed countries. There is an urgent need for some OIC countries to catch [...]

15 07, 2015

Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman chairs major International Conferences in Boston, USA


Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, President of Network of Academies of Science of OIC Member States (NASIC) is co-chairing (along with the US Nobel Laureate Prof. Ferid Murad) two major inter-national conferences being held in Boston. A senior professor of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK) said that this was an [...]

15 02, 2014

AKU announces new degree programmes for midwives


The Aga Khan University (AKU) on Monday announced admissions to its various academic programmes, including the recently added Bachelor of Science in Midwifery (BScM) – the country´s first higher education midwifery programme. The midwifery programme will prepare its graduates to provide mothers with care through pregnancy, childbirth and post-delivery, besides sharing advice on newborn and [...]

15 02, 2014

Dr. Sania Nishtar listed in the top twenty Most Influential Women in Science


The Muslim-Science.Com is an online journal, dedicated to “the revival of scientific, and science-based innovation and entrepreneurial culture in the Islamic World”. In 2014, it has launched its first list of ‘Top-20 Most Influential Women in Science in the Islamic World’ which encompasses 20 women from all over the world for their outstanding achievements as [...]

15 08, 2013

Standing orders – The perils of sitting down


Winston Churchill knew it. Ernest Hemingway knew it. Leonardo da Vinci knew it. Every trendy office from Silicon Valley to Scandinavia now knows it too: there is virtue in working standing up. And not merely standing. The trendiest offices of all have treadmill desks, which encourage people to walk while working. It sounds like a [...]

15 08, 2013

Sindh government to support students to enter nursing


One hundred and twenty-seven prospective nursing students, from Hyderabad, Matiari and Tando Muhammad Khan districts, were awarded certificates today, for completing a course that would improve their chances of entering a university programme. This opportunity was through Youth Development Programme - An Opportunity for Entering the Nursing Profession, a public-private initiative between the Aga Khan [...]

15 08, 2013

Universities undertake projects to address food security


Pakistani universities are collaborating with leading American universities to address food security in joint research projects throughout the country. Pakistani higher education institutions are playing a pivotal role in resolving food security and agricultural issues in the country under the facilitation of Higher Education Commission (HEC). Food security refers to the availability of food and [...]

15 04, 2013

Sania Nishtar appointed as a Federal Minister


Dr. Sania Nishtar appointed as a Federal Minister of the Government of Pakistan. Her portfolios are Science and Technology, Information Technology, Professional Education and Training. Sania Nishtar graduated from Khyber Medical College, Peshawar in 1986 as the best graduate with 16 gold medals, a college record, which remains unbroken to date. In 1999 she left [...]

15 01, 2013

Symposium on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research in Pakistan


Speakers at a Symposium expressed great concern over the deaths of over 200 children suffering from measles in Sindh and termed it a matter of apprehension for health experts and scientists working in the area of molecular medicine and stressed on to conduct extensive research on diseases like measles and polio at the molecular level. [...]