Karachi: A research review meeting of Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) held on Thursday with the chair of Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor of SMIU.
The meeting was informed by deans of SMIU that the university’s faculty members have 35 research publications on their credit from July 2012 to
January 2013, which is a highest number than the newly established universities of the country.
The meeting was informed that among these research publications, 25 research papers have been accepted/ published in Higher Education
Commission’s recognized journals and 10 papers have been accepted/ published in peer reviewed international conferences and journals.
Giving details in this respect Prof Dr Safeeullah Soomro, Dean of Computer Science Department of SMIU said 10 research papers of Computer Science faculty members have been published in HEC recognized journals and one was presented in a conference.
Similarly, Dr Anjum Bano Kazmi, Dean of Education Department informed that 15 research papers of the faculty members of Education Department have been published in the journals, while 2 were presented in a conference.
Dean of Environmental Studies Dr. Seema Jilani informed that 5 papers of faculty members have been published in the journals.
Dr. Fouzia Naeem Khan, Dean of Media Studies and Dr Mehboobul Hassan, Dean of Business Administration informed that one faculty member from their respective department has presented research paper in a conference.
Dr Mohammad Ali Shaikh, while appreciating research work of SMIU’s faculty members said besides teaching activities, SMIU’s faculty is doing best research work in their respective fields. He said SMIU emphasizes on the research work, which could be beneficial for the nation and the country as well. He said incentives would also be provided to the faculty members on their research output.
Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh further said like its previous nation building role, the SMIU will play a significant role in research work as we think that without it the nation couldn’t move forward and the country couldn’t achieve its development goals.