LAHORE: Research scholars should carry out research that can bring about fruitful results to mankind and avoid such work that may prove harmful to humanity.
This was stated by Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran while speaking at the second session of two-day international workshop titled “The conduct of responsible science” held at the FC College auditorium on Monday.
The workshop is being organised in collaboration with FCC, International Council for Life Sciences (ICLS) and Comstec.
Prof Kamran said the workshop aimed at promoting the concept of conduct of responsible science among scientists themselves, respect for scientific professions in a way appropriate for a civilised society and enhance contribution of science to the Pakistani community at large.
In the second session, FCC Centre for Public Policy and Governance Director Dr Saeed Shafqat, Dean Faculty of Management and Social Sciences Institute of Business Technology, Karachi, Dr Muhammad Ali Siddiqui, BNU Mass Communication Department Chairman Dr Mehdi Hassan and Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute Executive Director Dr Shaukat Hameed Khan read their research papers.
KC radio launched: Kinnaird College’s media studies department on Monday launched regular transmission of its radio — Kinnaird FM 97.6.
Pakistan People’s Party central information secretary and MNA Fauzia Wahab inaugurated the radio station and recorded a message for the college on it.
She hoped the Radio Kinnaird would give its listeners the light of knowledge, wisdom, harmony and order. She hoped it would help produce future anchors, editors and media analysts.
Speaking to students, Ms Wahab lauded media studies department head Ms Shazia Saeed and the radio team for their endeavour. She said the KC had been a source of learning and empowerment for women. Former KC principal Mira Phailbus said the college was producing educated women who could give information and confidence to the less-privileged women in society.
Shazia Saeed said the KC believed in imparting professional knowledge and skills to its students and Radio Kinnaird would provide them an opportunity to learn. She said the Kinnaird had achieved the milestone of establishing a Campus Radio in 98 years history and launching of regular transmission on Monday.
She thanked all those who contributed towards the successful launch of a new campus radio in the market.Dawn