Research Arena activities continued at University of Sargodha

Published On: 7 Mar 2024


Sargodha, March 07, 2024.The Department of Sociology & Criminology University of Sargodha hosted a one-day seminar titled "Social Transformation in The Age of Globalization in Pakistani Society with Special Reference to Higher Education Reforms" as a part of seventh day activity of Research Arena 2024. 
The seminar aimed to delve into the evolving landscape of higher education in Pakistan and its role in shaping societal transformations amidst globalization.
Prof. Dr. Nizamuddin, Former Chairman PHEC, Prof. Dr. Qasir Abbas VC UoS, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Yasin Pro-VC UoS, Prof. Dr. Salman Tahir Former VC Khawaja Farid University of Engineering & Technology, Naeem Masood Renowned Journalist/Columnist and Journalist Rizwan Rizi attended the seminar.
Prof. Dr. Nizamuddin emphasized the role of higher education in fostering civic engagement and social responsibility. He stated, "Higher education institutions have a unique responsibility to instill values of tolerance, empathy, and civic responsibility among students.
Prof. Dr. Qasir Abbas said that higher education plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of the nation. It is not only a means for personal advancement but also a catalyst for national development.
Prof. Dr. Salman Tahir suggested that by nurturing a sense of social consciousness and activism, universities can empower the next generation to actively contribute to positive societal transformations to create a more equitable and inclusive society.
Prof. Dr. Ghulam Yasin said that higher education in Pakistan serves as a cornerstone for societal advancement by promoting research; innovation, and critical inquiry, universities contribute to the intellectual and cultural growth of our nation.
A Webinar, titled “Mental Health Challenges and the Contemporary World” was organized by the Department of Psychology and a dynamic research Colloquium titled “Latest Trends in Biotechnology.”  
The Institute of Food Science and Nutrition concluded its second Food and Nutrition Research conference.