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PU organizes workshop on research proposal development
PU organizes workshop on research proposal development

LAHORE: (Tuesday, March 20, 2018): Punjab University Institute of Social and Cultural Studies (ISCS) is organizing six-day international workshop on research proposal development for young faculty members and MPhil/PhD scholars at ISCS auditorium. Trainers from Germany, USA and Pakistan are the resource persons of the workshop. Prof Dr Rubeena Zakar, Dr Khalil Ahmed, faculty members and M Phil/PhD scholars from various departments attended the workshop.

On the first day, Dr Mustafa Aksakal from Bielefeld University, Germany delivered keynote lecture on comparative analysis, use of quantitative and qualitative research methods. Dr Aksakal apprised the participants of various technicalities while using qualitative and quantitative research methods for comparative analysis. He also briefed the participants on engaging in comparisons, particular gain, theoretical approaches, what do researchers compare, methodological implications of comparative analysis, use of comparative analysis in research and applying comparative analysis in research. The faculty members and scholars said that it was a good opportunity provided by the institute to learn modern research techniques and improve their research proposal at different levels. Later, a question answer session was held in which audience participated enthusiastically.