3-day workshop on research methodology concludes at KU’s South Campus

Anantnag: A three-day workshop on research methodology concluded at Kashmir University’s South Campus, Anantnag, on Wednesday.
More than 100 research scholars attended the workshop, which was aimed to enhance their critical thinking and to educate them about the latest research methodologies that could broaden their research perspective.
At least 12 technical sessions were conducted on different aspects of research.
On the third day, the first technical session was conducted by Prof Geer Mohammad Ishaq from KU’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, who delivered a lecture titled “Enhancing and Assessing Societal Relevance of Academic Research”. Prof Geer underlined the societal impact and ‘valorisation’ of the research work for the betterment of the society.
“Researchers should ponder on the practicability of their research work and be more curious about it,” he said.
The last technical session was conducted by Dr Majid Zaman, Scientist ‘E’, Directorate of IT&SS, who delivered a talk on “IT Tools in Research”.
Dr Majid, who is also KU’s Controller of Examinations, laid emphasis on making the best use of IT tools for accessing good journals. He also highlighted that research scholars must be acquainted with the latest IT skill sets for better outcomes during their research work.
The sessions were moderated by Dr Firdous Ahmad Shah, faculty at Department of Mathematics, South Campus and Dr M Zia-ul-Haq from Department of Education.
A cultural event, organised by Dean Students Welfare South Campus Dr Javaid Iqbal, was also held wherein faculty members and students took part in different cultural activities.
Director South Campus Dr Mukhtar Ahmad Khanday delivered the concluding remarks and hoped that research scholars would use the research skills acquired during the current workshop in their research works.
Workshop Convener Dr. Irfana Baba delivered a vote of thanks.

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