Speakers at two-day Int’t moot on Chemistry held at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) called for conducting academic research that helps to address and resolve socio-economic issues of the country.
While underlying the need of promoting multi-disciplinary research, they emphasized that the Universities must return to the society that spend huge financial resources on their development.
The event was participated by some foreign delegates as well as researchers and academicians from forty-three Universities as well as other relevant departments from across the country.
Key-note speakers were from China, Australia and Germany. Opening session was addressed among others by the acting Vice Chancellor AIOU Prof. Dr. Nasir Mahmood, Dean Sciences Dr. Syed Zafar Ilyas, chairman department of Chemistry Dr. Naghmana Rashid and the conference’s convener Dr. Nasima Arshad.
The conference was organized by the University’s department of Chemistry in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC). It was aimed at providing a platform for learning and sharing ideas on new trends of multidisciplinary research, and to enhance collaboration at national and international-level to address new challenges in the scientific field.