BY ADEEL ALVI
KHAIRPUR:A session on how to write a research proposal was held by the Institute of Gender Studies and Department of Sociology. The speaker and facilitator of the session was Dr. Agha Nadia, PhD University of York, Director, Institute of the Gender Studies. She has wide range of knowledge and skills in writing research papers and getting published several research papers in international and well reputed journals. She often conduct virtual and physical session to improve and refine writings and research skills among scholars and students.
Dean Faculty of Social Sciences Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari was also invited as a chief guest who also distributed certificates among the participants. Speaking to the occasion, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences asserted that such type of research related session could play vital role in disseminating research skills among the scholars. He further added that there was a great loophole in research and development work due to the fact that scholars and researchers were not given a proper platform and continued guidance to build their research capacity.
Prof. Dr. Taj Lashari commended the unprecedented contribution of Dr. Agha Nadia, Director, the institute of gender studies, for the promotional of academic and research culture within the campus. Such sessions are very rare in our university and this is why many research scholars lacked modern technique to conduct a research, he added.
Dr. Lashari commended the effort of Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Vice Chancellor for the promotion of research activities at the campus.
At the end, the certificates were distributed among the participants of training session.
The session was also attended by Dr. Santosh Kumar, Chairman Department of Sociology, MS Maria Metlo, Assistant Professor department of Media and Communication Studies and a large number of research scholars and students from various departments of SALU.