The Department of Sociology organized a two days workshop on “Analysis for Academic Research” in collaboration with Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORICs) Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM) at Main Campus. The workshop was facilitated by Dr. Ahmad Ali (Assistant Professor) and Dr. Hussain Ali (Lecturer) Department of Sociology, AWKUM. The workshop was delivered by Dr. Qaiser Khalid Mahmood (Resource Person)/Assistant Professor Department of Sociology, International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI). In the workshop PHD, MPHIL, BS 7th and MA 3rd students participated. Dr. Syed Rashid Ali Chairperson Department of Sociology welcomed the resource person, Director ORIC and all the student participants. In workshop the facilitators conducted a pre-test about the basic content of the workshop to test the conceptual understanding of the participants. The workshop mainly covered the SPSS installation, Data coding, Data re-coding, data cleaning, data transformation, inferential analysis (parametric), inferential analysis (non-parametric), regression and factor analysis. At the end post-test was conducted.
In his closing remarks Dr. Syed Rashid Ali Chairperson of this department shared that the workshop was very informative and useful for the students and even for faculty participated in the event. He stated that a series of training will be planned on subject theme to become more specialized in academic research data analysis. At the end certificate distribution ceremony was held and certificates were distributed among the participants, organizers and a shield was presented to resource person.