Two-day workshop On “Get Your Research Organized with Turnitin, SPSS & Endnote”
A two-day workshop entitled “Get Your Research Organized with Turnitin, SPSS & Endnote” was organized by Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, The Women University, Multan from 10th to 11th May, 2018. The Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, Prof. Dr. Asmat Naz inaugurated the workshop. Chairperson, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Dr. Atia Iqbal delivered the opening speech and warmly welcomed the chief guestsProf. Dr. Asmat Naz, Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, and Prof. Dr. Samia Khakwani, Director ORIC, The Women University, Multan as well as the guest of honor, Prof. Mrs. Qudsia Khakwani, Director, Students Affairs, and Dr. Nazia Jameel for gracing the occasion with their presence. Dr. Mehboob Ahmed started with an introduction to Turnitin, software extensively used by researchers for checking plagiarism of their work. Dr. Mehboob Ahmed delivered a lecture regarding how to use EndNote which is a software used by researchers for editing the references in their theses, research articles and communications. Dr. Anwar Hussain delivered a lecture on how to use SPSS. He explained in an effective manner the main uses of this software in statistical analysis and its usefulness to the researchers. After that, certificates were distributed to participants and organizers by the chief guest.
“TWO DAYS WORKSHOP ON APPLIED ECONOMICS USING SOFTWARE (EVIEWS, STATA, EMOS, R, OX-MATRIX)
Department Of Economics, The Women University Multan organized two days workshop on above mentioned topic. The workshop was organized with the Collaboration of ORIC. The Chief Guest was Prof. Dr. Asmat Naz, Dean Faculty of Economics, Commerce & Management Sciences, the guest of Honor were Prof. Samina Saleem, Registrar, and Prof. Dr. Samia Khakwani, Director ORIC. Four guest speakers (Prof. Dr. Imran Sharif Ch. (Director School Of Economics BZU Multan), Dr. Ehsan-ul-Haq Satti Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) Islamabad, Dr. Fatima Ali Quaid-e-Azam University Multan and Dr. Farrukh Mehmood Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) Islamabad) were requested to explain the theme of the workshop.
Workshop highlighted the importance of role of these software which are necessary for the research and Thesis. Guest speakers explained these software briefly. The Workshop was very beneficial for the students of BS, MSc, and MPhil and also beneficial for the faculty members.
Two Days Workshop on Library Automation and Systems At IUB
Miss Sumaya (Ast.Librarian) attended two days workshop on “Library Automation and Systems” at Islamia University Bahawalpur. The workshop was participated by Prof Dr.Qaiser Mushtaq Vice Chancellor Islamia University Bahawalpur, Prof Dr. Amir Ejaz Vice Chancellor Nawaz Sharif University, Engineering & Technology Multan, senior officials of Punab Higher Education Commission and 60 librarians associated with 22 higher education intuitions of the region. The aim of the workshop is to make participants aware of new technological trends in libraries.
Training Session at HEC, Lahore regarding “Communication & Leadership Skills”
Higher Education Commissioner, Punjab, Lahore arranged a “Two Days Workshop on Communication & Leadership Skills” for Librarians of the universities of Punjab on 30th & 31st of March, 2018. Head Librarian, Ms. Gulnaz Batool (Assistant Librarian), WUM attended the session. It was briefed that Communication is an Art not an Ordinary Skill. It is a splendid way to create coordination among the staff for better performance and progress. It was further briefed about the laws of communication as well as its perspectives. In the second session of the subject training, the very pivotal topic of “Librarian as leader and innovator” was unanimously briefed. During this session, specifications of dimensions to measures library leadership and librarian’s role as Manager were discussed. As a result of this workshop sessions, it is concluded that leaders must be able to adapt a comprehensive way & pattern to maintain communication & liaison among all portions because effective communication skills are an important aspect of any leader’s portfolio of skills and experience.
Workshop on Research Tools & Techniques
Training Workshop on Research Tools & Techniques Using SPSS & AMOS Softwares” was organized by Department of Zoology in collaboration with office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) The Women University, Multan and Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center (PASTIC), Islamabad. It was a two day hands-on training program conducted from 27th -28th April, 2018. Professor Dr. Asmat Naz, Dean Faculty of Life Sciences and Professor Mrs. Samina Saleem, Registrar, The Women University, Multan were invited as chief guests for the workshop. Muhammad Hasnain, Deputy Director, Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center (PASTIC) and Muzaffar Ahmed were invited as speakers. Before the training session, a pre-test was conducted in order to check basic concepts of participants about the workshop softwares. During this session resource person demonstrated how student can get familiar to basics of SPSS and AMOS. An important aspect of this workshop was the lab practices regarding covered topics. Focal Person of the workshop Dr. Asia Bibi said a vote of thanks to worthy guests and participants and distributed certificates among the participants.
One Day Training on “Personal Development”
Institute of Management Sciences (IMS) organized one day training on “Personal Development on 9th May 2018, at the Women University Multan. The spokesperson of the training was Dr. Sarwat Rasool( Associate Prof . English FJWUM Rwp) and Fahad Tabish (Training Manager MCB Bank). As a chief guest Prof. Samina Saleem (Registrar WUM) grace the occasion the guest of honor was Dr.Asmat Naz and Dr. Samia Khakwani attended the training. The purpose of the training is to help the target audience in identification of different hidden dimensions of their personalities and enhance those dimensions required for projection of professional image and confidence. The training was conducted under the supervision of Dr. Saadia Irshad (Chairperson IMS) and it was sponsored by ORIC.
One Day Training Workshop on Scientific Writing
One Day Training Workshop on Scientific writing” was organized by Department of Zoology in collaboration with office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) The Women University, Multan was held on May 2nd, 2018. Professor Dr. Asmat Naz, Dean, faculty of life sciences and Professor Dr. Samia Khakwani, Director ORIC were invited as chief guests of the workshop. Dr. Aftab Ahmed was invited as a resource person on the workshop. Dr Aftab Ahmad demonstrated how student can generate ideas; identify scientific problems and how they can narrow down their ideas into a logical and interesting scientific research question by literature review. He beautifully explained various types of research articles and parts of research article. The researchers learned to write research projects, grants projects, research articles, review articles, opinion articles, perspective articles, letter to editors, synopsis and thesis in this workshop. All the sessions were fruitful, productive and interactive and participants showed keen interest in all the sessions. The chief guest Professor Dr Asmat Naz presented shields to Resource Person Dr. Aftab Ahmed and Focal Person Dr. Asia.