Thursday, December 19, 2019

Newspaper Cutting Regarding "Two Days National Conference at Department of Agriculture"




Two days national conference started at AWKUM  today at Agriculture Department, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan. The conference is organized to highlight the importance of biochar and its role in life on earth surface. On this eve of world soil day  A National Conference is organized organized at Department of Agriculture, AWKUM in collaboration with international journal of Agricultural and Environmental Research, Office of research innovation and commercialization,  and Eurasion School An International Education System. The Conference is organized on the topic of “BIOCHAR FOR CLIMATE SAMRT AGRICULTURE”. Dr. Kawsar Ali of Agriculture Department AWKUM is the chief organizer of the event. DrKhan BahadarMarwat, Dr. Muhammad Arif and Dr. Muhammad Farooq Qayom were the key note speaker. Participants from all over the country participated in the conference. DrKHurshid Khan (Vice Chancellor AWKUM) was the chief guest of the opening session.  Faculty members, students and research officer from different institution participated in the Confrence. While addressing the participants, invited speaker Prof. Dr. Khan BahadarMarwat stated“ Healthy soils are fundamental to produce clean water, preserve biodiversity, and increase resilience to the impacts of climate change, especially for poor family farmers of developing countries. This is reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals, and was highlighted during the recent UN Climate Conference in Marrakech, COP 22. The cause of soils and their protection is high on the international agenda, and calls for collaborative and coordinated efforts”.
Chief guest of the Conference DrKHurshid Khan Said “Say “climate change” and see how most people react. I find it’s a bit like “sustainable development”: a phrase at which many people quietly glaze over and switch off. So here’s the first point: Don’t switch off. Climate change isn’t just words. It is a real Thing. And man-made climate change is a very scary real thing.The rise in global temperature over the last several decades is a matter of public record. There is an overwhelming scientific consensus that it can only be explained by one thing: the rise in greenhouse gas emissions caused by human activities”
Invited Speaker DrRiaz Said “ Some people say that climate change is natural and we shouldn’t worry. The answer to that is that we have indeed had naturally-occurring climate change since the Earth was formed. But none of the natural causes of climate variation, from the Sun’s output, the tilt of the Earth, volcanic activity or emissions from rotting vegetation, can account for the warming we observe today. There is only one thing that can: the emissions from fossil fuels caused by human activities over the last two hundred years. The concentrations of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere have increased by nearly 30% since the beginning of the industrial revolution.”
Moreover, Dr Zafar Hayat Khan, Chairman Agriculture Dpt AWKUM, added “In a modern world where the population is growing, cities are expanding, the climate is changing and more food is needed, we urgently need healthy soils to ensure the essential services they provide. Sustainable management systems and practices will unlock the full potential of soils to support food production, store and supply clean water, preserve biodiversity, sequester more carbon and increase resilience to a changing climate” He briefed the researchers and faculty members of other department about the research activities so for his department has conducted for sustainable soil management. He said “Though AWKUM is newly established institution, however, we have made all possible efforts to satisfy the need of farmers and community in a very short spin of time”.
Dr. Kawsar Ali, who was the chief organizer of the seminar and alsoEdiotr-ib-Chief of International Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Research acknowledge the efforts of all faculty members of agriculture department and official partner of IJAER, The Eurasion school: International Education system. He praised the role of Eurasion School Director DrSabi Ur Rahman and declared him man of vision. While addressing the participants he said“Ladies and gentlemen, Agriculture Dpt AWKUM organized this event to discuss sustainable food systems and nutrition. One of the main conclusions is that healthy soils and healthy seeds are essential for producing healthy diets. And pulses play an important role in this equation, especially to improve the quality of soils. This is a symbiosis for life, which is the theme of our event today”.



Tender Notice Regarding "Purchase/Supply of Lab Equipment, Chemicals, Expendables, Kits, & Materials"


Monday, December 16, 2019

Miss Nazia Shah Mphil Scholar of Botany Defended Her MPhil Thesis


Miss Nazia Shah MPhil Scholar of Botany defended her MPhil thesis at Department of Botany, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan. Prof. Dr. Ikramullah Khan was her supervisor and Dr. Imtiaz (Bacha Khan University) was her co supervisor. Her examiner was Prof Dr Muhammad Adnan Khan, Chairman, Department of Botany, Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat. Her thesis title was “Impact of climate change on different morphological and anatomical characteristics of Debregeasia sp.”. She is the first graduate who completed her thesis in the field of Climate Change.



Thursday, December 5, 2019

Notification regarding Admission in MS & PhD From Director Academics & Research

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Newspaper Cutting

World soil day was celebrated today at Agriculture Department, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan like many other parts of the world.  Internationally, world soil day is celebrated every year on 5th December to highlight the importance of soil and its role in life on earth surface. On this eve of world soil day  A National Seminar was organized at Department of Agriculture, AWKUM in collaboration with international journal of Agricultural and Environmental Research and Eurasion School An International Education System. The Seminar was organized on the topic of “Stop Soil Erosion, Save our Future”. Dr. Kawsar Ali of Agriculture Department AWKUM was the chief organizer of the event. DrYousaf Noor, research officer at Cereal Crop Research Institute Pirsabak, and Dr Zafar Hayat Khan, Chairman Agriculture Department AWKUM were among the speakers. Faculty members, students and research officer from different institution participated in the seminar. While addressing the participants, invited speaker DrYousaf Noor Said “ Healthy soils are fundamental to produce clean water, preserve biodiversity, and increase resilience to the impacts of climate change, especially for poor family farmers of developing countries. This is reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals, and was highlighted during the recent UN Climate Conference in Marrakech, COP 22. The cause of soils and their protection is high on the international agenda, and calls for collaborative and coordinated efforts”.
Moreover, Dr Zafar Hayat Khan, Chairman Agriculture Dpt AWKUM, added “In a modern world where the population is growing, cities are expanding, the climate is changing and more food is needed, we urgently need healthy soils to ensure the essential services they provide. Sustainable management systems and practices will unlock the full potential of soils to support food production, store and supply clean water, preserve biodiversity, sequester more carbon and increase resilience to a changing climate” He briefed the researchers and faculty members of other department about the research activities so for his department has conducted for sustainable soil management. He said “Though AWKUM is newly established institution, however, we have made all possible efforts to satisfy the need of farmers and community in a very short spin of time”.
Dr. Kawsar Ali, who was the chief organizer of the seminar and alsoEdiotr-ib-Chief of International Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Research acknowledge the efforts of all faculty members of agriculture department and official partner of IJAER, The Eurasion school: International Education system. He praised the role of Eurasion School Director DrSabi Ur Rahman and declared him man of vision. While addressing the participants he said“Ladies and gentlemen, Agriculture Dpt AWKUM organized this event to discuss sustainable food systems and nutrition. One of the main conclusions is that healthy soils and healthy seeds are essential for producing healthy diets. And pulses play an important role in this equation, especially to improve the quality of soils. This is a symbiosis for life, which is the theme of our event today”.


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Open Defense of PhD Scholar Mr. Fazal Haleem & Mr. Asad Ullah From IBL & Department of Mathematics



Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Frontier Education Foundation (FEF) Scholarship for the Year 2019-20


Department of Computer Science at Timergara Campus Organised a Youth Festival


The Department of Computer Science at Timergara Campus in Abdul Wali Khan University organised a Youth Festival to provide youth a platform where they can show their talent. The main activities of the festival were Research Workshop, Quiz Competition, Essay Competition, Book Meela, Project Exhibition, Idea Exhibition and E-gaming Competition. Students from all the departments especially from the department of Computer Science participated in the event. Mr. Hassan Raza, a CS student, won the Essay Competition. Quiz competition was won by the students from Computer Science department. National speaker Mr. Inam Ullah Khan (Lecturer & Chief Organizer) briefed the students about writing a research proposal and scientific research paper. Miss Bisma Khan (Incbatee at IM Durshal) gave a brief insight about personality grooming. Mr. Pir Ahmad Ali Shah, Project Coordinator (Durshal, Mardan- KPITB) guided the students about upcoming projects of Durshal/KPITB and evaluated students’ Final Year Projects. Mr. Abdur Rasheed, Project Coordinator (Durshal, Swat- KPITB) and faculty members including Mr. Ishtiaq Wahid (Focal Person, Department of Computer Science), Dr. Masood Khan, Mr. Hammad Khan, Mr. Sheraz Muhammad Khan and Mr. Arjuman Yar Khan also attended the event.



Monday, December 2, 2019

Mr. Shah Hussain, Phd Scholar of Chemistry, Published a Paper


Mr. shah hussain, a phd scholar, department of chemistry, published a paper, "Quartzite an efficient adsorbent for the removal of anionic and cationic dyes from aqueous solutions" in Arabian Journal of Chemistry, Impact factor 3.298


Dr. Amir Zada and dr. Zahid Hussain Published a Paper Impact Factor of 15.62


Dr. Amir Zada and dr. Zahid Hussain department of chemistry have published a review paper in advanced functional materials with impact factor of 15.62.





Open Defense of PhD Scholar Mr. Fazli Khaliq, Department of Education


Newspaper Cutting Regarding "Serat Conference"



One Day Hands on Training Workshop Was Conducted By The CVS in Collaboration With ORIC


One day hands on training workshop was conducted by the College of Veterinary Sciences in collaboration with ORIC, AWKUM and Pakistan Biological Safety Association (PBSA). Dean Faculty of Chemical and Life Sciences Prof. Dr. Sultan Ayaz was the chief guest and Dr. Tahir Usman was the chief organizer cum stage secretary of the workshop. President PBSA, KP chapter Dr. Javed Muhammad and Associate Professor Dr. Muhammad Qasim were the resource persons, whereas, Dr. Anwer Hussain (Department of Botany) and Dr. Abdul Sajid (Principal), Dr. Irfan Khattak and Dr. Mian Muhammad Salman from the College of Veterinary Sciences were speakers in the event. Dr. Sadaf Niaz, Chairperson Department of Zooology, many faculty members and huge number of students participated in the workshop with much energy and enthusiasm. 

The speakers and resource persons delivered lectures and demonstrated practices related to biosafety, biosecurity and waste management. They put emphasis on to keep yourself, your co-workers and your environment free of potential risks while working in life sciences laboratories.

At the end of the workshop, Chief Organizer Dr. Tahir Usman and Principal (CVS&AH) thanked the guests and participants and distributed shields and certificates in the organizers, speakers and participants.