University of Sargodha hosted 9 academic activities on sixth day of Research Arena

Published On: 6 Mar 2024


Sargodha, March 06, 2024. The University of Sargodha holds more than 8 activities on the 6th day of the “Research Arena 2024”. The activities include an international conference, seminars, workshops, and panel discussions.
Activities started with the seminar on “Social Inclusion as a Pathway to Social Justice” was the highlight of the day which was attended by Dr. Shoib Suddle, former DD Intelligence Bureau, VC UoS Prof. Dr. Qasir Abbas, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Zia Ul Haq, Director General of Islamic research institute, IIUI Islamabad and Pro VC UoS Prof. Dr. Mian Ghulam Yasin.
Dr.Shoib Suddle underscored the constitutional principles of equality, justice, and non-discrimination as foundational pillars for building an inclusive society. He remarked, “The Constitution of Pakistan enshrines the principles of social justice, ensuring equal rights and opportunities for all citizens. We must uphold these principles and strive towards creating a society where every individual feels valued and included”.
Prof. Dr.Muhammad Zia Ul Haq said that true social justice can only be achieved when every individual, regardless of their background or identity, is afforded equal opportunities and respected under the law. He also emphasized the significance of promoting inclusivity in all aspects of societal discourse.
Prof. Dr. Qasir Abbas stressed on the need for collective action to dismantle systemic barriers and create opportunities for marginalized communities to thrive.
Prof. Dr. Mian Ghulam Yasin emphasized that Social inclusion is not merely a moral imperative; it is a constitutional obligation. We must strive to create a society where every individual has the opportunity to participate fully and equally in all aspects of life
On the sixth day, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition hosted the second International Food and Nutrition Research Conference on the theme of “Challenges and Opportunities in Food, Nutrition and Allied Sciences”. More than 60 researchers from across the world are participating in the conference.
Sub themes of the two day conference include the topics like Food Processing and Post-harvest Technology, Food Security, Safety and Quality, Food Microbiology and Biotechnology, Food Chemistry, Food Service and Management, Halal Food, Nutraceuticals, Functional and Medicinal Foods, Public Health Nutrition, Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition and Traditional Pakistani foods.
The activities continued with Expert Session on “Challenges and Prospectus of Research in History” organized by the Department of History and Pakistan Study and Workshop on “Mental Wellbeing and Academic Performance Enhancement of Gender” were organized by Women Development Center. Meet the Expert Session titled “Assessment and Management of Common Musculoskeletal (MSK) Disorder” was organized by the Department of Allied Health Science.
Research Arena 2024 also hosted a seminar on “Diving into the World of Artificial Intelligence” organized by Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, a Focus Group Discussion on “Climate Resilient Agriculture: A key to Food Security and Sustainability” by the College of Agriculture and an Evening with Industry Experts titled Creative Convergence was hosted by Institute of Art and Design.
The sixth day activities concluded with a panel discussion on “HEC Graduate and Postgraduates Policies: Challenges and Way Forward” by the Institute of Education.