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  • Monday, May 21, 2018

  • CIIT

  • CPS

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Center for Policy Studies (CPS), COMSATS University, Islamabad successfully organized a seminar on “Uncommon Qualitative Research Methods: Phenomenology, Narrative Inquiry, and Conversation Analysis" on May 14, 2018 from 3: 00 pm to 5:30 pm. The Seminar was held at Junaid Zaidi Library Video Conference Hall, CUI, Islamabad, and more than 70 students, staff and faculty members attended the seminar.


The aim of the seminar was to add to the research strength of CUI, Islamabad by introducing students and interested staff and faculty to some uncommon qualitative research methods. The uncommon qualitative research methods that were focused on during the seminar were Phenomenology, Narrative Inquiry, and Conversation Analysis. The experts who presented at the seminar included Dr. Rao Nadeem Alam, Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department, Quaid -e-Azam University, Dr. Imran Syed, Head, CPS and Dr. Aliya Moin Zafar, Department of Humanities, CUI, Islamabad."

  • Thursday, May 17, 2018

  • CIIT

  • Shama Munir - ITC Wah

Department of Management Sciences conducted Seminar “Communication Skills” for undergraduate students on May 11, 2018. Mr. Mueen Akhter Tahir, Lecturer Cadet College Hasan Abdal (CCH) shared his knowledge and experience with the students.

  • Thursday, May 17, 2018

  • CIIT

  • Shama Munir - ITC Wah

Department of Computer Science conducted Seminar on “Personality Development for Success” arranged on May 10, 2018 by Mr. Yasir Arafat, Certified Motivational Speaker & Life Coach, associated with Qasim Ali Shah Foundation.

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018

  • CIIT

  • PD HR

A seminar on "Writing Your Personal Statement” was held at COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) on May 15, 2018 at 2:30 pm. The talk is part of seminar series, organized under the program “Information Seminars for Higher Studies Abroad” with the objective to educate and orient CUI prospective candidates with respect to selecting, financing and applying for higher studies abroad.

The purpose of the seminar was to guide young faculty members and students on writing a good personal statement. Dr. Ramala Shahid from the Department of Biosciences, Islamabad campus shared important tips and her experiences on the topic. Dr. Ramla Shahid received her PhD from Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK. Later she won Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship and worked for a year at MIT.

The speaker emphasized that, the personal statement has to be original and indicate strong commitment towards your goals. She also talked about the Don’ts of personal statement. A copy of the presentation is uploaded at the COMSATS University Islamabad blogs.

A number of participants attended the talk who, keenly paid attention and participated actively by asking number of questions from the speaker. At the end of the session the speaker, also gave feedback to participants on their personal statements.

The seminar was organized by Directorate of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development.




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  • Monday, May 14, 2018

  • CIIT

  • PD HR

A Seminar on "Study in France and Hunting for Scholarships was held at COMSATS University Islamabad, Attock campus on May 10, 2018. The talk is part of seminar series, organized under the program “Information Seminars for Higher Studies Abroad” with the objective to educate and orient CIIT prospective candidates with respect to selecting, financing and applying for higher studies abroad.

The purpose of the seminar was to educate the young faculty members and students on the opportunities of higher education in France and how to hunt for scholarships. This talk was jointly delivered by Dr. Saeed-ur-Rehman and Dr. Syed Hashim Raza Bukhari from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Attock campus.

Dr. Saeed-ur-Rehman received his PhD from University de Bretagne University, SUD, Lorient, France and majored in Electronics Engineering (High level synthesis) . He did his MSc from Politecnico di Torion, Italy. Currently he is Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, COMSATS University Islamabad, Attock campus. Dr. Hashim Bukhari did his PhD from in Electrical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah campus. He had recently successfully won a post Doc scholarship to France. He is Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, COMSATS University Islamabad, Attock campus.

The talk started with the brief on the purpose of the seminar and was followed by the formal presentation. Dr. Saeed-ur-Rehman briefed on the education system of France and then highlighted the different steps to apply for higher studies in French Universities. Dr. Hashim Bukhari discussed the different methods of finding scholarships and further shared with the participants on how to write to the potential supervisors. A copy of the presentation is uploaded at the CIIT blogs.

A good number of participants attended the session and keenly paid attention to the talk. Dr. Muhmmad Shakil Ahmad, Research Focal Person (ORIC) at Attock campus appreciated the importance of the talk and motivated the participants to actively seek for scholarships. The audience acknowledged the usefulness of the information provided by the speakers.

The talk was organized by Directorate of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development in collaboration with the COMSATS University Islamabad, Attock campus.


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