Srinagar: To stimulate interest in research among PG students of Zoology/Botany/Chemistry/Bio-Technology/ Bio-Chemistry/ nano-Technology, Islamia College of Science and Commerce kick started Interdisciplinary Science Colloquiums in the campus.
In the beginning, Post Graduate Department of Chemistry organized seminar and interaction with the PG students in the campus. Principal of the host College, Professor (Dr.) Sheikh Ajaz Bashir had mooted the Idea in the light of implementation of NEP-2020.The event was formally inaugurated by Principal of the college who welcomed the guest speakers and highlighted the significance of such interactions in his brief opening sermon in the present scenario. Prof. Abid Hussain Banday emphasized the need of such Science Colloquiumswith respect to Kashmir region & how it can be made result oriented. Professor (Dr.) Geer Mohammad Ishaq the chief guest on the occasion in his presentation deliberated at length the importance of Interdisciplinary Science Colloquium. He stressed the importance of such interactions and shared his long research and teaching experience. His lucid presentation struck the right chord with the students for research and innovation. He emphasized how a student can exchange and develop better innovation in research. Professor Geer in his presentation explained basic fundamentals of research, types of research, criteria for good research, quality of good research and steps involved to conduct the best research& Innovation. The interaction ended with the question answer session. Prof. Zahida Mehraj, Prof. Javid Hussain,Dr. Bilal Parvaz, Dr. Mohd. Yaseen Dar, Dr. Talat Qayum, Dr. Khursheed A Tariq Dar and Dr. Reyaz A Mir from the PG department of Zoology and Chemistry respectively conducted the question-answer session. A large gathering of students attended the seminar who shared their views. The function concluded with the vote of thanks presented by Prof. Abid Hussain Banday.