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Friday, December 7, 2018

Four Students of AWKUM Received PhD Fellowships for Brazil

Four students from AWKUM received PhD fellowships for Brazil under the MOU signed between Dept of Biochemistry, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan and Dept of Biochemistry, Federal University of Ceara, Brazil.

This agreement was established during the visit of Prof. Fracisco AP Campos to AWKUM in October 2017. Prof. Campos is the former PhD supervisor of Dr. Mohibullah Shah, Assistant professor, dept of Biochemistry, AWKUM who played a key role in the establishment of this agreement between the two Universities.

One Day Seminar Regarding Halal Food and Certification

A one day seminar regarding Halal Food and Certification was held on 5/12/2018 at the conference hall of HPE. The seminar was organized by ORIC with the cooperation of Department of Agriculture and Department of Botany.  Prof. Dr. Muhammad Hamayun, Dr. Hazir Rehman, Prof. Dr. Waheed Murad, Dr. Amjad Iqbal, Dr. Ziaullah Khan, Dr. Farooq Shah, Dr. Adil Hussain, Dr. Muhammad Ali, Dr. Muhammad Imtiaz, Dr. Said Hussain, Dr. Fazal Said, Dr. Fazal Jalal and a large number of students has attended the seminar. The seminar delivered by Mr. Khalid from Halal Food Certification was well received by the experts in the field and students. At the end of the seminar the Halal Food Certification, agreed to sign MOU with AWKUM and to train students from the Department of Microbiology and Department of Agriculture (Specialization Food Science and Technology).

Dr. Ahmad Ali assistant Professor of Sociology, Presented a Research Paper

Dr. Ahmad Ali assistant Professor, Department of Sociology Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan presented a research paper (Violence and Immorality is responsible for divorce) in 8th Academic Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities Newnham College, University of Cambridge United Kingdom (3-5, December 2018).

Assoc. Prof. Dr Muhammad Azam Khan of Economics as an Invited Speaker

It is a great pleasure for the Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, that Assoc. Prof. Dr Muhammad Azam Khan Chairman Department of Economics was invited Guest Speaker and delivered a talk on “Research Methods in Social Sciences” organized by the Department of Economics, Abbottabad University of Sciences & Technology, Abbottabad on 6 December 2018. The worthy Vice Chancellor graced the occasion and also give a shield as a token of appreciation to Dr Muhammad Azam Khan.

Dr. Momin Khan, Assistant Professor of Chemistry as an Invited Speaker

Dr. Momin Khan, Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP has participated as an invited speaker in “4th Science and Technology Exchange Program (STEP) in Islamic Countries” conducted at Sultan Qaboos University Oman dated 2-5 December 2018. The summit was jointly organized by Mustafa Science and Technology Foundation and Sultan Qaboos University Oman. Beside conference activities Dr. Momin Khan also met to Dean College of Science Prof. Salma Mohammed Al-Kindy, Prof. Fakhr Eldin Suliman head of Department of Chemistry and Faculty members of the Department of Chemistry for future collaboration.  

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

One Day Seminar

One Day Seminar on
Speaker: Dr. Sikandar K. Sherwani
When: 11 am, Dec 06, 2018
Where: Department of Biotechnology, AWKUM
Who can Attend: All Research Students of BS 7th Semester, MPhil and PhD Students
Organizers: Dr. Ayaz Ahmad, Dr. Muhammad Arif, Prof. Dr. Raham Sher Khan, Biotechnology Society AWKUM (BSA) and ORIC AWKUM
Registration: Not Required

About the Speaker:
Dr. Sikandar K. Sherwani, Faculty at Department of Microbiology, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology
Chair by Laws- Medical Microbiology Association of Pakistan
International Certified Biosafety Trainer – USA
International Certified Clinical Biosafety Trainer – Thailand
Member of World JI Scientist List 2012
United Nations Appreciation Award

Mr. Hussain Ahmad Lecturer of Microbiology, Published a Research Article

Mr. Hussain Ahmad, Lecturer, Department of Microbiology has published research article in Impact factor journal with Topic “Serodiagnosis and early detection of Strongyloides stercoralis infection”

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Notification From Controller of Examination Regarding Collection of DMC's

Dr. Hussain Ali Lecturer of Sociology, AWKUM Presentation in International Conference

Dr. Hussain Ali Lecturer Department of Sociology Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan presented a research paper in International Conference on Gender Studies “Gender Misrepresentations” in Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge United Kingdom (1-2, December 2018).
The research paper Men’s Decision Making: The Determinant of Home Delivery among Women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan” mainly focused to study the men’s decision making and its influence on choice of delivery place among Pakhtun Women in the study area (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa).
The researcher presented the poor maternal health condition in Pakistan and particularly in the study area. The presentation covered the Three Delay (3D) model and conceptual framework to state the various men’s dominant factors and their significant association with poor maternal health.
The major findings show the highly significant correlation between men’s decision making and women’s restriction from accessibility and utilization of maternal health care in the study area. Similarly due to women subordinate position they are confined to domestic sphere for antenatal care and child delivery. Dr. Olena Lytovka & Anastasya Manuilova, London Center for Interdisciplinary Research, United Kingdom chair the session. The chair appreciated the work focused on one of the important gender issue and shared in their views that women in Pakistan especially in the study area in the worse health condition which need to addressed by the involvement of government functionaries and civil society organizations. At the end of conference certificate was presented to researcher by the chair.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Newspaper Cutting "PhD Completion of Mr. Sajjad Ali Department of Physics"

Department of Environmental Sciences’ project stood second in the Regional Science Olympiad, Organized by DOST

Directorate of Science and Technology (DOST), Government of KPK under its program “Promotion and Support of Scientific Innovation” organized one day open competition for science based innovative ideas, projects and prototypes among universities in KPK. Department of Environmental Sciences, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM) participated in the event and displayed the findings and product of Mr. Sajjad Ali (MS scholar) project on “Integrated bio-briquetting technology and energy efficient stove for sustainable fuel supply and environment protection”. The project is supervised by Dr. Shams Ali Baig. It is worthy to mention here that the field based project activities are also in progress under the AWKUM-HEC joint Social Integration Outreach Program (SIOP-2018). Over 1000 local community members have been trained; several orientation activities have been organized in Schools and Colleges in Mardan District to disseminate knowledge and hands-on skills on bio-briquetting. In addition, one day workshop for Government Line Departments, NGOs, private companies and entrepreneurs was organized to strengthen networking and promotion of the scientific innovation (i.e. bio-briquette). So, the underprivileged communities get benefits of such prototype and it helps them to improve their livelihoods and promote environmentally sustainable living.