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IIUI RECTOR CALLS ON PRESIDENT OF PAKISTAN
By: Muhammad Nauman [January 12th, 2018]

 

Rector, International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI), Dr. Masoom Yasinzai called on President of Pakistan and Chancellor of IIUI, Mamnoon Hussain at Aiwan e Sadar.

IIUI Chancellor was briefed by the university Rector about the ongoing progress and recent activities in the university. Issues pertaining to promotion of education also came under discussion in the meeting.

 

IIUI PRESIDENT URGES FOR QUALITY RESEARCH
By: Muhammad Nauman [January 9th, 2018]

President, International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI), Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh has urged for promotion of research.

This he said today during his visit to the faculty of social sciences and during his visit of a viva in the Faculty of management sciences.

The IIUI President was welcomed by Deputy Dean FMS and was briefed about the activities of the faculty. At Faculty of social sciences, The IIUI President also directed on the occasion that examination monitoring must be ensured

IIUI President stressed in the meetings that research must be relevant to the needs of the society and students and scholars must be urged to explore new and advanced avenues in the field of research.

 

DEPT. OF EDUCATION HOLDS WORKSHOP ON ENHANCING RESEARCH COMPETENCY
By: Muhammad Nauman [January 9th, 2018]

Department of Education, International Islamic University Islamabad organized 3-days training workshop titled “Enhancing Research Competency for Social Sciences Faculty”. The activity was aimed to enhance faculty members’ and doctoral students’ research skills so that they can conduct research and publish their research in reputed journals.

Resource persons included Dr. Sajid Ali Yousaf Zai, NUML Islamabad, Dr. Kamal Ahmed Somroo, University of Wah and Dr. Nasrullah Khan, AIOU Islamabad who conducted series of interactive sessions and provided an extraordinary learning opportunity for faculty and research scholars.

The US-qualified resource persons shared their knowledge and experiences with the participants regarding Research and Statistics, Research Methods in Social Sciences, Descriptive and Inferential Statistics, Test of Significance in Quantitative Research, Independent t test / Dependent t test / ANOVA, Regression Analysis (theory + practice) with interpretation, Multi factor ANOVA, APA Style Formatting, Practical example of MANOVA with interpretation, Instrument Development and Validations, Research Ethics, and Qualitative and Mixed-Methods Research Design.

In the concluding session, Prof. Dr. Samina Malik Dean, FSS and Prof. Dr. N. B. Jumani Director, Directorate of Distance Education, IIUI acknowledged resource persons, faculty members and PhD scholars of Department of Education for their participation. They motivated participants for the implementation of acquired research skills through this training.

 

 

IIUI FORMULA TEAM GRABS 3RD POSITION IN PAKISTAN DICE AUTOMOTIVE EVENT
By: Muhammad Nauman [January 9th, 2018]

International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) Formula Student Team got overall 3rd position in All Pakistan DICE Automotive Event hosted by NED Karachi in which more than 50 projects from different universities of Pakistan participated.

The team was supervised by Engr. Muhammad Tayyab (Lab Engineer, Department of Mechanical Engineering) which comprised of 4 students from F-15 Batch of BSME (Muhammad Haseeb Altaf, Usama Rehman, Afnan Ahmed, and Nouman Mehmood).

The team told that President IIUI Prof. Dr. Ahmed Yous

if Ahmed Al Draiweesh, Dean FET Prof. Engr. Dr. Muhammad Amir, and Chairman DME Engr. Dr. Saeed Badshah took keen interest in the making of Formula Student Car by arranging financial resources, technical and logistical support at every stage of the project..

The team designed the Formula Student Car as per the specifications of Formula Student UK rules that students are willing to compete in international competition going to be held in Silver Stone Circuit, UK in August 2018. The team fabricated the formula student car using available lab facilities in Department of Mechanical Engineering and material purchased from local market. The overall cost of the project was PKR 400,000/-.

 

PRAYER FOR LATE MISS SHAFQAT HAKEEM
By: Muhammad Nauman [January 9th, 2018]

 Prayer for Late Hafizah, Qariah Ms.Shafqat Hakeem, and a teacher in Hifz ul Quran department was held at the department at female campus.

Hafizah, Ms.Shafqat Hakeem passed away last month. She was doing her PhD in the field of Qiraa’aat (the ten recitation of Holy Quran). She had done dars-e-nazami course, had memorized the whole Quran and had knowledge of the ten recitations of Holy Quran (qiraa’aat).  She also served in the field of Quranic Studies in the faculty of Usuludin.

Dr.Taj Afsar, Head of Tafseer Department expressed extreme sorrow on her sad demise. while Ms Sajida Jamil, Incharge of Dar e Muneera also expressed extreme sorrow and grief.

 

TRAINING COURSE FOR FATA TEACHERS CONCLUDES AT IIUI
By: Muhammad Nauman [January 8th, 2018]

An eight day long training program for 40 school teachers of FATA organized by Dawah Academy of International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) concluded here at the Faisal Masjid campus of the university.

The program, which was concluded by the IIUI President Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh was aimed at dissemination of Islam’s message of peace through respected professionals of society. Participant teachers had motivational sessions and lectures on ethics, Rights of Quran e Majeed and various other topics.

“Teaching is sacred obligation and fortunate are those who are chosen by God for this purpose” said IIUI President. He added that teaching is the legacy of Prophets and teachers are the builders of society. He called upon the teaching fraternity to keep children away from sectarianism, violence and they must be taught love for soil and religion.  He also stres

sed upon unity of Muslim world to counter the prevailing challenges. He said the Islam is religion of peace and this

message must reach to all corners of world. Dr. Al-Draiweesh maintained that love for humanity and peaceful co-existence must be promoted across the world.

Director General, Dawah Academy, Dr.  Sohail Hassan thanked IIUI President for joining the ceremony and vowed that the academy would keep perusing its objective of dissemination of peace. The ceremony was also attended by other officers of the academy, while IIUI President distributed course completion certificates among the participants.

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF BI&BT ORGANIZES WORKSHOP ON RESEARCH PAPER WRITING AND PUBLISHING
By: Muhammad Nauman [January 4th, 2018]

Department of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology (DBI&BT), IIUI (Male) organized a workshop on “Research Paper Writing and Publishing” at Lincoln Corner, Central Library, at new campus.

The workshop was continuation of a series of co-curricular activities arranged by Pakistan Biotechnology Students Society (PBSS) under the supervision of Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Chairman PBSS.

The subject expert on topic, Dr. Yasir Waheed gave a very skilled hands on training aiming ‘art of writing a paper, selection of a journal, and publishing methods’  to the PhD and MPhil research students along with their respective supervisors. A considerable number of grad students participated and rated it as a rare opportunity of unique mode of learning they witnessed during this training.

Many of the faculty members including Professor Dr. Zafar Mehmood Khalid, Dr. Jabar Zaman Khan Khattak, Dr. Bashir Ahmad, Dr. Syed Ali Imran Bokhari, Dr. Arshad Malik, Dr. Asad Ghufran, Dr. Sumbul Khalid and Dr. Shaheen Shahzad actively joined the activity. The workshop concluded after 3 hours of active workout and rich discussion on subject

 

IIUI PRESIDENT REVIEWS ARRANGEMENTS OF EXAMS
By: Muhammad Nauman [January 4th, 2018]

President, International Islamic university Islamabad (IIUI), Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh visited faculty of Islamic Studies (Ussulludin) and Dhariah and Law and reviewed the arrangements examination in both the faculties.

IIUI President was briefed by the Deans of the both faculties Dr. Tahir Hakeem and Dr. Haroon ur Rasheed, while head of various departments were also present on the occasion.

Dr. Al-Draiweesh, while showing satisfaction over arrangements of examinations directed for strict monitoring. He also said that youth is future of Muslim world. Spending on the education of our youth would be the best investment for us as it will give most constructive results in future, IIUI President added.

Dr. Al-Draiweesh  was also briefed about the matters of faculties including response of admissions in the  recent admission campaign.

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF BIOINFORMATICS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY ORGANIZES AGRI-INNOVATIVE EXPO, SEMINAR
By: Muhammad Nauman [January 4th, 2018]

Department of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology (BI&BT) organized an Agri-Innovative Expo and seminar on Agriculture innovations.

They speakers opined that Agriculture biotechnology is necessary to achieve the pace to meet the requirements of modern era and seminars and joint ventures on Agriculture Biotechnology will be helpful to have best results.

Experts and professional t the event, discussed various vital topics such as Virus free Plants, Uses of Biofertilizers, Production and Use of GMOs, Agriculture basis of pharmaceutical industry, Hydroponics Technology and Agronomy smarter solution for complex problems.

Professor Dr. Ahmad Yousif Ahmad Al Draiweesh, President, International Islamic University was the chief guest of the event who visited the stalls and hailed the efforts of students. He said that the activity will provide an impetus to the students to open their own ways for research and earning. Agriculture institute NARC demonstrated the ongoing research work being carried out in different field of Agriculture Biotechnology.

The activity brought academicians, researchers and representatives from different institutes and companies attended it.  Students of Biotechnology department set-up different stalls in collaboration with different Agriculture institutes including National Agriculture Research Center Islamabad (NARC).

stalls were displayed during this expo by  Hydroponics Technology, Tissue culture: A Sustainable Approach to accumulate Essential and Conventional Oils, Aloe Vera, A miracle Plant, Virus free Plants, Biofertilizers and Herbal Cosmetics, Agriculture basis of pharmaceutical industry, Food Industry/GMO’s etc.

The event stalls were judged by Prof. Dr. Malik Mujaddadur Rahman form Abbot University of Science and Technology and Dr. Bushra Jamil from NUMS University . They encouraged students to organize such events which further enhance their skills.

Dr. Farkhanda Zia, Director Female campus and Dr. Asma Gul, Chairperson, Bioinformatics and Biotechnology department took keen interest in different stalls and cherished the struggle of students in organizing this event. Both male and female faculty members from Biotechnology department actively participated in the event. At the end of the seminar, Dr. Asma Gul, thanked honorable guests speakers, judges and organizers of this expo especially PTCL General Manager Mr. Yasir Manzoor for their sponsorship for the event.

 

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LAUNCHES ITS RESEARCH JOURNAL TITLED JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY POETICS
By: Muhammad Nauman [January 4th, 2018]

The Department of English of Faculty of Languages and literature (FLL) of International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) has launched its first biannual research journal, Journal of Contemporary Poetics (JCP).

The journal is aimed at publishing quality research in the fields on literature, linguistics and language as reflected in the first volume of the first issue published for June 2017.

 

Prof. Ayaz Afsar, chairman of the department and editor of the journal hopes that the launch of the research journal will promote the research culture in the department and will bring the department and university a good name. He said that the launch of the journal has been his earnest desire for many years. He thanked the faculty members who have worked tirelessly in bringing together the journal that include; Dr. Aroosa Kanwal, Dr. Zulfqar Hyder and Dr. Muhammad Sheeraz.

 

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