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PU ORIC organizes workshop
PU ORIC organizes workshop

LAHORE: (Saturday, June 22, 2019): Punjab University Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) has organized workshop on approaching and managing funded research projects for faculty members of the university. ORIC Director Dr Naveed Ahmad, resource person Dr Mehboob Ahmad from Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and faculty members from different departments participated in the workshop. Addressing the workshop, Dr Naveed Ahmad said that research work is a life blood for all the educational institutions and therefore faculty members are consistently involved in different research projects. He said that several national and international agencies whether government, private or corporation offer funds for conducting research in the relevant field of interest. He said that as university teachers constantly engaged in the research projects that require expansive data collection and measurement tools, so the research grants offered by the above stated agencies help researchers in the successful completion of proposed research project. He said that to incorporate this issue, ORIC has organized this workshop. He also shed light on the importance of funded research projects and the linkages between industry and academia.
Dr Mehboob Ahmad, who has won many funded research projects from different national i.e. HEC, PHEC and international i.e USAID agencies, briefed the participants in detail on approaching and managing research projects. The participants also shared their experiences with each other. In the end, Dr. Mehboob Ahmed answered the queries of participants regarding research projects writing and acceptance.